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SEPHORA Helps Women Entrepreneurs Face Business and Gender Challenges

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Starting a business has enough challenges in itself, but being female and starting a business in the U.S. has its own set of challenges. Female entrepreneurs do not have the same access to funding, connections, or business instruction as do male entrepreneurs. Eighty-five percent of venture capital funded start-ups are led exclusively by men.

JPMorgan Chase & Co Invests $75 Million In New Skills for Youth

Global Cities Initiative(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Economic opportunity seems increasingly out of reach for millions of young Americans. It is a crisis when only 60 percent of students in high-poverty urban school districts graduate from high school, when more than five million young people are out of work and and out of school. Making change in this situation is JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Big Brands Take Animal Welfare Seriously In Supply Chains

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Animal welfare is important to European consumers. Nowadays, food quality is not only determined by the overall nature and safety of the end product, but also by the perceived welfare status of the animals from which the food is produced. It is recognised that improving animal welfare can positively affect product quality, pathology and disease resistance, and that it has a direct bearing on food quality and safety.

The ‘Food Lady’ Of Austin, Texas: Changing Lives Meal by Meal

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Have you heard of the ‘food lady’? She's a modern day superhero, who hands out free food people to who need it in her local community. Meet restaurant owner, Lola Stephens-Bell, who fights hunger every day in East Austin Texas.

First Study In Scotland Throws Light On Responsible Businesses Practices

accompanying image(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The face of business in Scotland is changing, as companies recognise that the traditional idea that business is simply about making money no longer holds true.

Diageo Gives Its Consumers Greater Transparency About What They Are Drinking

Strategic Brands(3BL Media/Justmeans) – This month, new alcohol drinking guidelines were issued by the British Government’s Department of Health, recommending that men and women in the U.K.

The Viaskin Patch: A Technology Game-Changer In The World Of Allergies

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – An allergy is considered a ‘disease of the developed world’ because its increasing incidence is proportional to higher living standards. Studies suggest that over half of Americans are sensitive to at least one allergen.

UK Ethical Spending Increases Despite Retail Brands' ‘Disappointing’ Trading Performances

Oxford Street December 2006.jpeg(3BL Media/Justmeans) – One source of optimism today comes from confirmation that the U.K. economic downturn has not dented people's desire to reduce their impact on the environment or spend on ethical products, in spite of some big U.K.

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