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HSBC Water Program to Engage 9,000 Students in 11 Countries

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – According to the World Water Development Report 2014, an estimated 768 million people worldwide remain without access to an improved source of water. The number of people whose right to water is not satisfied is as high as 3.5 billion. In the wake of depleting drinking water resources globally, it has become critically important to raise awareness and implement efficient water resource management projects to serve a growing world population.

Human Resource Tech Market Is Exploding With Growth And Innovation: Deloitte

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - In the current economic climate, employees are being asked to do more with less, working long hours with increasingly heavy workloads. We can spend so much time rushing from one task to another and may think we're working efficiently, but as far as the brain is concerned, we are working against the grain.

Fair Trade USA Announces New Certified Products to Mark Fair Trade Month

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Buying Fair Trade certified products is one of the most ethical and effective ways for consumers to contribute to a sustainable global economy. It not only ensures that the consumers receive products of quality, but also ensures that the people at the grassroots level, whose hard work is involved in producing those products, receive a fair deal in return. That is a real win-win situation.

Beacon Retail Technology Set to Enhance Customer Experience

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – To provide the best customer experience, it is critical for a retailer to know the customer’s tastes, preferences, needs and aspirations. At present, only about three percent of the retailers are able to identify customers walking in store, but according to Boston Retail Partners, 72 percent plan to do so within five years. The cutting-edge beacon retail technology can help them achieve this goal.

Family Mealtimes Could Beat Obesity

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - When was the last time you and your family sat down and had a meal together? With everyone leading busy lives with different schedules, your answer might well be, “ages ago.” Getting the family together for an evening meal can be next to impossible, yet research is beginning to show that eating as a family has great benefits for children and teenagers.

Nodding Syndrome: Neurological And Disabling Disease Affecting Children In Africa

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Not many of us would have heard of Nodding Syndrome (NS), a neurological and disabling disease affecting children in Africa. NS is a mysterious condition, not a lot is known about it. Where does it live? What kind of creature living in the African forest harbours this virus?  Viruses have to live somewhere, as they can only replicate in living creatures.

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