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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.

Food Giant Mars And Tata Trusts To Improve Food Safety And Combat Child Malnutrition In India

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Food safety issues have rocked India for decades.

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.

International Community Trust Funds: Freeport-McMoRan Leads The Way

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – There is a real and growing need for new forms of investment for public services. One way is through community trust funds, also known as social funds, where the finances are owned and managed by a local community to achieve sustainable regeneration of a local area or solve a range of economic, social, environmental and cultural issues.

Greg Valerio, Jeweler And Fairtrade Campaigner Awarded MBE

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Greg Valerio, jeweler and Fairtrade campaigner, was awarded an MBE (Member of the British Empire) in this year’s Queen’s New Years’ Honour list for his work in Fairtrade Gold, particularly with gold mining communities in South America and Africa.

Racial Harassment at Work On the Rise in U.K.

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The Race at Work, a report from Business in the Community, is the largest ever survey of race issues at work. A report based 24,000 responses, it finds that three out of 10 (30 percent) employees in the U.K.

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