(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The challenges the world is currently facing are without precedent. More people live on this planet now than at any other time in history, the global population has doubled in the past 30 years, and there is an increasing strain on the world's natural resources. Thankfully, technology is advancing rapidly: transforming our lives, how we work, think and connect.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Education holds the transformative power to make a deep impact on the world’s most intractable problems, including poverty and climate change. It inculcates into cultures a strong awareness of human rights and helps build a more just and equitable society.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – ‘37 percent of all businesses worldwide are owned by women’, is just one of the powerful messages that flashed across the screen at this year’s ‘Women, Progress and the Global Economy’ event, organised by
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – School systems are an important part of the larger global effort to improve the environment and mitigate the threat of climate change. It requires commitment, collaboration, culture change and systematic planning for major school systems to turn a deeper shade of green.
Earlier this year, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack proclaimed that "There is incredible opportunity for highly skilled jobs in agriculture." He was referring to a report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Purdue University, which showed significant demand for recent college graduates with agriculture-related degrees.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Economic opportunity seems increasingly out of reach for millions of young Americans. It is a crisis when only 60 percent of students in high-poverty urban school districts graduate from high school, when more than five million young people are out of work and and out of school. Making change in this situation is JPMorgan Chase & Co.