Social Investment

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.

IBM Enables Sustainable Change through Innovative Corporate Citizenship Programs

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – For many companies around the world, corporate sustainability primarily means making a conscious effort to support local environmental protection, employee welfare and community programs. However, a few companies such as IBM are driven by a mission to make a pervasive impact across the global environmental, social and economic landscape and transform the planet.

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.

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.

U.K. Government Urged to Tackle Climate Change for Economic Growth

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – A new U.K.

IMF and MDBs Announce $400B Financing to Boost Sustainable Development

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – To achieve the global Sustainable Development Goals, it is essential to increase investment and resource flows to developing countries. However, this can happen only where a country has a coherent development strategy, support for key public sector services, and a business environment that promotes growth.

Regions Financial's Customer Focus puts it on Top in 2015 Bank Reputation Rankings

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Harvard Business School Professor Michael Porter, a leading authority on competitive strategy, recently has said if everything a business does is really focused on bettering the community – that is the most powerful way to affect its reputation and its bottom line.

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