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Astellas Gets Behind U.S. Veterans to Find Housing

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Sadly, thousands of U.S. service men and women are finding their time as veterans as less than heroic, as many are facing homelessness—a statistic that is on the rise. A staggering 17 percent of America’s homeless population are veterans.

Greece’s OTE Group Has A Good News Sustainability Story

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – There are not many positive news stories coming out of Greece these days, especially as its central bank has just warned for the first time that the country could be on a ‘painful course’ to default and exit from the Eurozone and the European Union. Greece’s problems stem from debt.

Farmers In India Empowered in the Palm of Their Hands by Vodafone

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Agriculture is the main source of livelihood for more than 58 percent of India’s population, a country with the world's second biggest population after China. For this emerging economy to prosper, it is vital that its farming sector prospers and that benefits reach the small and marginal farmers who are very poor.

Worrying Trend Of Rising Drug Use By America’s Workforce

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – American workers are increasingly testing positive for workforce drug use across almost all workforce categories and drug test types. In the past, there have been noticeable increases in prescription drugs, but now it seems illicit drug use is also on the rise.

Unique Partnership Helps Communities Shield Children When Disasters Strike U.S.

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – When natural disasters strike, it’s the images of the distressed children that haunt us, as they are always the most vulnerable. Children have unique needs around their physical safety, emotional wellbeing and their long-term development, all of which can be severely impacted by a disaster.

Environment and Sustainability Careers: A Growing Choice in U.K.

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Environment and sustainability roles are clearly becoming the career change of choice in the U.K., with growing demands from businesses to recruit these professionals.

From Ram Trucks To Laundry Services: Volunteer Relief Work In Flooded Texas

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The ceaseless and torrential rain that swept across Texas and Oklahoma over Memorial Day weekend has brought devastating floods, killing at least 31 people with some people still missing. The combination of high pressure over the southeastern U.S.

Nestlé Answers Concerns about Maggi Noodles, India’s Favourite Brand

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – India’s favourite brand of noodles, Maggi, is undergoing a food safety scare. Authorities in Delhi, the Indian capital, banned the sale of Maggi noodles for 15 days after high levels of lead were found in batches tested in the city and the state of Uttar Pradesh. Now, the government has ordered countrywide tests of samples.

139 New Species of Wildlife In The Greater Mekong Region Create Need for Green Economy

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Recent reports have highlighted how the planet is sadly losing some species due to climate change or loss of habitats, so it’s a real good news story when scientists announce that they have discovered 139 new wildlife species in the Greater Mekong region!

Business Leaders are Vanguard of Movement To Take Climate Action

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Two hundred days before the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris, the Business & Climate Summit in May provided an opportunity for business and government leaders to demonstrate bold action, adopt forward-looking strategies and call for ambitious policies that will allow to scale up solutions.


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