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Global Goals for Sustainable Development And BT’s Supporters Club: The Real Power Of Sport

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – On September 25 2015, 193 world leaders will commit to 17 Global Goals to achieve three extraordinary things in the next 15 years: end extreme poverty; fight inequality and injustice; and fix climate change. There is hope that these Global Goals for sustainable development could get these things done, in all countries for everyone.

Marks & Spencer Sparks Something Good

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Marks & Spencer (M&S) has joined forces with Britain’s much-loved TV star, Joanna Lumley, and launched ‘Spark Something Good’. The initiative aims to inspire and motivate M&S employees and customers around the U.K.

MetLife Foundation Partners With Opportunity International to Transform Financial Services In Rural China

3BL Media/Justmeans) – Amidst the news about China's stock market which has been of a roller-coaster ride this year, the MetLife Foundation has announced a three-year, $1.8 million partnership with Opportunity International to promote knowledge and access to financial services in rural China.

Coca-Cola’s Middle Eastern Campaign During Ramadan: Promoting Tolerance

3BL Media/Justmeans) - Coca-Cola wants us to imagine a world without labels to inspire tolerance, and has introduced a new version of its iconic red and white can in Middle Eastern countries for Ramadan, the Muslim holiday that ended on July 17. These new cans, while still bearing the iconic white ribbon, are noticeably without the words "Coca-Cola" and are intended to promote open-mindedness and tolerance.

George Clooney Gets Behind The Aurora Prize For Awakening Humanity

3BL Media/Justmeans) - Nominations are now open for the Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity, a new annual international humanitarian award to be given to a person or a group of people who put themselves at risk to enable others to survive. To judge the nominations, the Aurora Prize has gathered an eclectic and acclaimed group of people to serve on its selection committee.

Winner of the World Food Prize: Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, A Man Who Has Worked to Alleviate Hunger

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The world owes a lot to thanks to Sir Fazle Hasan Abed of Bangladesh, and now, his significant work has been recognised.

The Value Of Mentoring: Legg Mason Steps Up

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – It has been proven that mentoring can improve a young person’s self-esteem, by guaranteeing a young person that someone cares and they are not alone in dealing with life’s challenges. About 40 percent of a teenager's waking hours are spent without companionship or supervision.

Saudi Prince Pledges $41 Billion to Charity

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Bill Gates once asked, “Is the rich world aware of how four billion of the six billion live? If we were aware, we would want to help out.” Gates is known for asking other billionaires to commit to giving away half their fortunes, an idea that was supposedly inspired by his wife Melinda’s reading “The Power of Half” by Kevin Salwen.

YSC India Preparing India’s Leaders For The Global Stage By Understanding Other Cultures

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – We are living in a fast changing, multi-polar world where international organisations and its leaders are not only dealing with these challenges, but also working out how to do business on a global scale with other cultures, where certain skills and insights are required to help build these international relationships.

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