Social Entrepreneurship

Experts Say Prioritising Suicide Research Leads to Fewer Suicide Attempts

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - This August we have all been rocked by the sudden death of the much loved actor Robin Williams, but more so perhaps by the circumstances of his very sad demise: suicide, a profound act that touches many. Sadly, we never really understand why those who decide to kill themselves do so. It could have been an action because they may had been experiencing an extreme distress, or had severe depression.

Cutting Edge Bone Technology Reveals Royal Lifestyle of King Richard III

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Cutting edge research by the British Geological Survey, in association with researchers at the University of Leicester, has provided a unique opportunity to shed new light on the diet and environment of a major historical figure; King Richard III, Britain’s last Plantagenet king.

Ceres Mobilizes Shareholder Engagement to Push Sustainability

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Shareholder engagement is probably the single most important tool of persuasion that can make large companies take decisive steps to reduce their environmental impact and address broader sustainability issues. The most effective way to strengthen shareholder engagement is through mobilization of institutional investors, who are the key drivers of the global economy.

SPF Americas 2014 to Lead Global Best Practices and Sustainability Agenda

 

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Sustainability has emerged as a significant challenge, considering the global population explosion, rapid economic growth and consumption of exhaustible natural resources. Innovative solutions, tools and practices need to be put in place to address the potential social, environmental and economic impact of an advancing civilization.

Major Leaguers to Launch First “Strikeout Cancer” Day

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Eminent personalities from the world of sports and entertainment often use their celebrity status to support social and charitable causes. Spreading awareness and fundraising for cancer is among the key causes that have received strong support from celebrities over the years.

Eco-friendly “GreenBox” Pizza Packaging Launched in Boston

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – America’s love for pizza knows no bounds. 93 percent of Americans eat pizza at least once a month. Out of total five billion pizzas consumed worldwide each year, the US alone consumes three billion. Across the US, around 70,000 pizzerias are in operation, and the average pizzeria uses 55 pizza boxes per day. That translates to about 1.4 billion pizza boxes used in the country each year.

Tiffany Achieves New Milestone in Conflict-free Diamond Sourcing

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Ethically sourced diamonds are an important means of socio-economic development in the local communities of the diamond-producing countries in Africa. Revenue generated from diamond export supports critical investments in infrastructure, healthcare and education in these regions.

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