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Kerry Kennedy Launches Free Human Rights Lessons In U.K. Schools

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Human rights lessons are to be offered free to schools in England as part of a new curriculum supported by the government. It’s a timely project called Speak Truth to Power, designed by U.S. human rights activist Kerry Kennedy, where students will learn about human rights activists who have challenged oppression, faced imprisonment and torture.

Mintel Research Finds British Consumers are More Concerned About Animal Welfare Than the Environment And Tax Avoidance

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – When it comes to ethical claims made by food and drink companies, new research from Mintel finds that concerns over animal welfare tops the list, beating concerns about the environment and tax avoidance.

New Study Shows Less Than Half Of U.K. Businesses Believe They Have A Duty Of Care To Employee Health

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – In the U.K. people here, like everywhere else, are working in tough times, which looks set to continue as people put in longer hours, are more stressed and feel anxious about the future, particularly job security and their financial future.

The World Can Have Sustainable Palm Oil

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Palm oil is the most widely consumed vegetable oil on the planet. It’s estimated that it is used in about half of all packaged products sold in the supermarket from shampoo to ice cream and detergents. It is the most widely consumed vegetable oil because it’s extremely versatile and cheap to grow! However, it also comes at a cost.

British Milk Industry In Crisis

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Farmers unions believe the milk industry is in crisis and that a solution is urgently needed to the way food is sold in Britain. This August, there have been nationwide protests by dairy and livestock farmers who claim they are facing "financial devastation" because of falling lamb and milk prices.

New U.K. Rules To Help Bridge The Gender Pay Gap

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The British Prime Minister, David Cameron has brought forward rules to make firms with more than 250 workers reveal whether they pay men more than women. This new legislation forces big companies to publish details of what they pay men and women, and is a big step forward in the fight to close the gender pay gap. 

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.

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

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – A new U.K.

U.K Child Poverty Remains Unchanged In The Fifth Richest Country in the World

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Sadly, all types of people live in poverty in different parts of the world, including those living in advanced economies. Life changes such as unemployment, illness or family separation can happen to us all. Shifts in the cost of living, especially higher prices in essentials such as food and fuel, affect most people.

Britain’s Widening Diversity Deficit In The FTSE 100 Threatens Competitiveness

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Ethnic minority representation at the top of Britain’s biggest firms has declined, says a study of the top 10,000 executives in the FTSE 100, though on a positive note, gender diversity in the boardroom has increased and women have taken strides forward.

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