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English Tea Shop’s Focus On Organic Makes Good Business Sense

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Globally, it’s accepted that Britain is a tea drinking nation, with a 165 million cups drunk daily.  Tea is a plant containing high levels of anti-oxidants, which can help with a wide variety of ailments and is known for its ability to console, uplift and relax.

British Heart Foundation Warning: Sedentary Lifestyle Costs the UK £1.2 billion A Year

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The British Heart Foundation (BHF) warns that lack of exercise across the UK is costing the nation’s health system £1.2 billion a year. Last year, Simon Stevens, CEO of NHS England, admitted that British taxpayers are spending more on treating obesity-related conditions than on the police or fire service!

Britain’s Hairdressing Sector Has Potential to Drive Sustainability in Communities

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Hairdressing is a sector that talks to more people than any other occupation. With over 40,000 hairdressings, barbering and beauty salons in the UK generating over £70 billion every year, it is a lucrative and influential industry. It is in a unique position to influence sustainable practices in hair care habits.

Menstruation Still Holds Back Women and Girls

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Last week, UK news reported that the charity Freedom4Girls had discovered school girls in West Yorkshire had no alternative but to stuff toilet paper down their pants to stop themselves from bleeding through their clothes at school. They couldn’t afford sanitary products and some were skipping school as a result.

Timberland Creates More Green Spaces in Five European Cities

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Numerous studies indicate that a growing number of children in Europe are feeling disconnected to nature. A new study in The British Journal of Sports Medicine says that children are living a sedentary lifestyle and are not physically active enough from the time they start school.

Smart Works Guides UK Women into the Workplace

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Leading up to International Women’s Day on 8 March, I spoke with Jane Shepherdson (JS), MBE, a leading figure in fashion retail, former CEO of Whistles and prior to that, Brand Director at Topshop. Jane supporting young designers through the London College of Fashion's Centre of Fashion Enterprise and has helped promote Fair Trade fashion to a wider audience as a Board member of Peopletree until 2013.

From Russia to the US: The Chilling World of Domestic Violence

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Recent reports of domestic violence have more than doubled in Russia following the Government’s reduced punishment for spousal or child abuse from a criminal to a civil one. The shift has also sparked outrage from human rights groups around the world. The Duma – the lower house of the Russian Parliament – passed the bill last month, which has been signed off by Mr. Putin.

Sky Educates UK Consumers About Its Marine Trash

(3BL Media/Justmeans) –Beach and sea litter is made up of discarded objects, mainly plastics, such as single-use bags and straws that wash up along coastal environments . Worryingly, in the UK over the past 15 years, the amount of plastics found on the beaches has almost doubled. Plastic trash never really breaks down; experts suggest if left in the environment, it will be with us in some microscopic form for thousands of years.

The Ladybird Book on Climate Change: Co-authored by Prince Charles, Tony Juniper and Scientist Emily Shuckburgh

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Prince Charles and his special adviser to his International Sustainability Unit, Tony Juniper, have joined forces with Dr. Emily Shuckburg, OBE a leading polar scientist, to co-author The Ladybird Book on Climate Change, the first in a new series aimed at adults.

25 Global Companies Launch FReSH To Create A Global Food Change

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Close to 100 percent of the food consumed across the world is produced and supplied by the private sector.

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