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President Obama Committed To Saving the Honey Bee

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – President Obama is intervening on behalf of the bumblebee: the White House has announced the first National Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators.

Stroke Is Now More Likely To Hit Working People In Their Forties

(3BL Media/Justmeans) –The Stroke Association, a leading U.K. charity, warns that there has been a worrying rise in the number of working-age men and women having strokes.

Chevrolet Supports Football In India To Help Street Children

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Sachin Tendulkar, the former Indian cricketer and captain and widely acknowledged as one of the greatest cricketers of all time, is convinced that football can be big in India. Others have also called this nation, the 'sleeping giant' of football, but football is not just being used as sport here. It is being used to change lives of the many street children.

TD Bank Leads the Way in Better Banking

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Businesses are typically the largest direct consumers of natural capital, which is the financial value provided by natural resources and ecosystems. As key stakeholders and consumers, it becomes a critical responsibility of businesses to support the growth and preservation of natural capital in economic, social and environmental terms.

London Shows World’s Megacities can Become Sustainable

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The world’s megacities hold 6.7 percent of the world’s population, but consume 9.3 percent of global power and produce 12.6 percent of global waste. As these huge cities spread into suburbs, they tend to lose the energy and transport efficiencies usually associated with urban dwelling.

HBS ‘Peek’ Program Aims to Bridge Gender Gap

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – America’s finest business schools continue to struggle with a gender gap. Many decades after they started admitting women. Harvard Business School’s class of 2016 constitutes 41 percent women – the most the school has ever had. In 1985, women made up only 25 percent of the graduating class. At Wharton, women make up 40 percent of the class of 2016, while the figure for Stanford Business School is 42 percent. No top business school has reached 50 percent yet. 

‘Brilliant Ideas’: New TV Art Program By Bloomberg TV And Hyundai

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The world of arts television is about to get much more interesting, as Bloomberg has started a three-year partnership with Hyundai Motor Company to create a new global television series, ‘Brilliant Ideas,’ on the world’s most exciting art personalities.

WWF Launches An Interactive Storybook: WWF Explore!

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Environmental change, economic development and the constant demand for energy are profoundly affecting our planet. Probably for many of us, these concerns and challenges seem far away and not actually impacting our lives. Yet, they are. There is undeniable evidence that animals, birds and plants are being affected by climate change and global warming in both their distribution and behaviour.

Fossil Unbound: Collaborating With Social Problem Solvers To Change Young Lives Worldwide

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Fossil Unbound is an organisation that is creating tumbleweeds of change by supporting projects that are nurturing and inspiring children. It strongly believes the best social entrepreneurs aren’t just changing the world, they’re changing the way we change the world. It has an affinity for collaborating with social problem solvers who are devoted to supporting young people and also likes taking on big ideas.

Save the Children Restarts Rescue Petition After 700 Drown

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – In April a major rescue operation took place in the Mediterranean after as many as 700 migrants were feared to have drowned just outside Libyan waters, in what could prove to be the worst disaster yet involving migrants being smuggled into Europe. The passengers are often locked in the hold of the ship, meaning they have little chance of survival in an ­emergency.

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