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India: The Last Major Economy To Pledge To Cut Its Carbon Emissions

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – In recent news, the Pope and a President have spoken out about climate change. Now, a country too, takes action. India has pledged to cut the intensity of its carbon emissions by 33-35 per cent by 2030, in its submission to the United Nations (UN). It is the last major economy, following 140 other countries including China, the U.S.

Tackling America’s Children Living With Hunger And Poverty

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – There are now a higher percentage of children living in poverty in America than during the Great Recession. Six years after the global financial and economic crisis, hunger still remains high here. America’s Health Rankings highlights that children living in poverty are three times more likely than other children to have their health needs unmet.

Mary Kay’s Latest Research Shows America Wants To End Social Malaise

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Some interesting and positive results came out of Mary Kay’s sixth annual Truth About Abuse survey: one in two male millennials believe domestic abuse can be eliminated in America; people believe increased education about healthy relationships can make a difference; and the U.S. can end domestic abuse for the next generation.

DHL Launches Free Workshops for Africa’s SMEs

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – As Sub Saharan Africa continues to emerge as a major growth market, so will the continent’s attractiveness for business expansion.

Wells Fargo Survey Shows American Millennials Optimistic About Their Financial Future

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Though the world economy is still weak, it seems that U.S. consumers view their own current economic conditions favourably. While most Americans' personal financial situation probably doesn't change dramatically from one year to the next, an improving economy and soaring stock market are likely help them feel better about their own situation.

Bank of England Governor’s Speech Is a Significant Milestone In the Climate Change Debate

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, has given a stark warning that climate change poses a huge risk to global stability.

Running Out Of Time: Saving Ocean Wildlife

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Earlier this month, the World Wide Fund (WWF) for Nature and the Zoological Society of London released their most comprehensive look at the state of life in the sea, which found that the amount of wildlife in our oceans has fallen by half in 45 years.

Apple And JPMorgan Respond To Europe’s Refugee Crisis

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – An emergency meeting took place in Brussels with leaders from the European Union (EU) on 23 September to tackle the relocation of 120,000 refugees.

H&M To Improve The Welfare of Animals in Its Supply Chain

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Humane Society International (HSI) is one of the few international animal protection organisations in the world working to protect all animals—including animals in laboratories, farm animals, companion animals, and wildlife.

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.

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