Social Investment

Heading Into ‘Movember’ With Positive Medical Research About Prostate Cancer

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - A high percentage of men around the world are growing their moustaches for November, a month now known as ‘Movember’, which is officially a health month for men.

CommonCause.org is All About Crowdsourcing the Positive

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Common Cause, a U.K. based charity, is a brilliant and simple idea: is the first crowdfunding site that allows people to work directly with individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, helping them build micro-enterprises, and financial independence. The organisation simply cuts out the middleman so people can work directly with entrepreneurs and see the difference they are making to their lives.

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.

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.

Who Has "American Banker" Named The Most Powerful Women in Finance for 2014?

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Great careers are no longer passed down or handed over. They must be seeded, tended and grown and around the world. Women are breaking new ground in business.

The World Has Heard of ‘HeForShe’ But Have You Heard of ‘She Works’?

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - The recent impassioned speech by the actress Emma Watson on feminism and gender at the U.N.

Have You Signed Up To Meat Free Monday Yet?

One Day A Week Can Make A World of Difference  (3BL Media/Justmeans) - Sir Paul McCartney has called on people to back the Meat Free Monday Climate Pledge campaign. The former Beatle appeared in a video, saying, "I need your help, all I want you to do is just log in on pledge.meatfreemondays.com and pledge your support to the idea of meat-free Monday. I need your help - please do it.

Right Now, Someone is Going Hungry

Right now, as the world is battling Ebola, terrorism and protests in Hong Kong, let us not forget that there are still 842 million undernourished people in the world. That means one in eight people do not get enough food to be healthy to lead an active life. Hunger and malnutrition are the number one risk to health worldwide: a greater threat than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined. If there can be good news in all this, there is—and that is, hunger can be solved.

The World’s Financially Vulnerable—Including Americans—Need More Than Basic Financial Literacy

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Financial vulnerability is not just limited to the world’s poorest people or nations. Despite the relative wealth of the U.S., many Americans are financially insecure, lacking either the ability to meet monthly bills or the necessary savings to cover unexpected expenses. More than one in three—that’s more than 100 million people —live in poverty or on the edge of it.

Pages

Subscribe to Social Investment