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Yum! Brands Looking After Mums And Dads

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Surprisingly, only 12% of employees in America have paid maternity leave, unlike all other developed countries. There is no federal requirement where workers receive any payment during the time they take off for the birth of their child. While there is a federal law offering paid maternity leave, the vast majority of women in the States do not enjoy access to paid job protection after the birth of a new baby.

"Hidden Figures" Special Screening Inspires America’s Future Scientists

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The JetBlue Foundation recently partnered with The Greater New York Chapter of The Links Inc. to host a special screening of Hidden Figures specifically for young people, who are often under-represented in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and careers.

The Rise of Women Entrepreneurs

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Women’s entrepreneurship seems to be a real, fundamental economic force that’s reshaping the world. In 2013 women-owned businesses represented 37 percent of enterprises globally.

CEOs of World’s Biggest Food Brands Unite to Take Action to Curb Climate Change

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – A letter signed by CEOs of some of the world’s biggest food companies, asking governments to set “clear, achievable” science-based targets for carbon emissions reductions, was published in full-page ads in the Washington Post and Financial Times on 1 October.

Obama’s Legacy: The Clean Power Plan

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – U.S. President Barack Obama launched his long-awaited master plan to cut carbon emissions, saying, “We are the last generation that can do something’ about climate change” announcing the requirement of 32 percent reduction on 2005 levels by 2030.

Going Native For the Planet

Keep America Beautiful promotes sustainability by stimulating the public to choose native plants.

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