Sangeeta Waldron

Sangeeta Waldron
sangeeta@serendipitypr.co.uk
Sangeeta Waldron writes on women and children; sustainability; climate change; social enterprise and social entrepreneurs. She has a particular interest in India. She is the founder of Serendipity PR, in London, UK, where she works with high-profile brands and organizations in the public, non-profit, and corporate sectors, winning awards for her work from the communications industry. She has been appointed to the Women In Enterprise Taskforce and was until recently chairman of London's leading conscious well-being organisation, Alternatives, which hosts leading speakers such as Eckhart Tolle, Deepak Chopra, Marianne Williamson, Neale Donald Walsch and many other well-known names. She describes herself as a Spiritual Entrepreneur, Conscious Explorer; enjoys paying it forward and being a mum.
Serendipity PR & Media
London
United Kingdom

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8 months 14 hours ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Rising tuition fees and low pay for UK graduates has led to a rapid rise in apprenticeships, as young people seek an alternative to academic qualifications. However, children in care face unique challenges with disruptions at home and school and is reflected in the grades they achieve, which can then hamper their entry criteria for apprenticeships. Therefore, to level the playing field, when an employer considers whether to take on a disadvantaged young person, their potential to complete the course and do well...


8 months 6 days ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – In our fast-paced, technology-driven and globalised world, consumers expect just about anything from anywhere delivered promptly to their door. International logistics via technology makes that happen. Yet, it seems newcomers do not always perceive supply chain management and global trade as a first career choice. So, how do logistics companies attract new business leaders to gain a competitive advantage? Well, they do what global trade enabler, DP World is doing – invest in the next generation.

DP World is rolling out its...


8 months 6 days ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The world has come to know Pakistan as a country riddled for decades by war and violent conflict, with an economy in collapse. Nestled here is the Swat Valley region, once called the ‘Switzerland of the East’ by HRH Queen Elizabeth II. Sadly, today the valley is known for where schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai was shot by the Taliban for going to school. This region used to be a thriving community of artisans and cottage industries. Now, it is almost a ghost town, as terrorism and climate change have destroyed livelihoods. ...


8 months 1 week ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – UPS (NYSE:UPS) has announced plans to add 200 new hybrid electric delivery trucks to its growing alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet. The trucks, manufactured by Workhorse Group, Inc., will be deployed in January 2017, starting in Arizona, Texas, Nevada, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and Florida, and possibly in other states as well. UPS operates one of the largest alternative fuel and advanced technology fleets in America. In addition to its Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEVs), the company also has all-...


8 months 1 week ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – During a service at Westminster Abbey this October, held to remember 18th Century anti-slavery campaigner William Wilberforce whose work led to the abolition of slavery across most of the British empire, Prime Minister May demanded that the UK lead the global fight against human trafficking with a “radical approach” to “target every aspect of this despicable trade and put the slave-drivers out of business for good.” As home secretary, May was responsible for passing the Modern Slavery Act last year - the first of its kind in Europe.

The UK's anti-slavery commissioner, Kevin Hyland, said victims were...


8 months 2 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – “Women in the technology industry face many unique challenges that are often beyond their control,” says Dennis Kennedy, founder and chairman of the National Diversity Council. This statement could not be timelier, as The Guardian newspaper reported on 4 October that ‘from Elon Musk to Tim Cook, tech leaders hardly follow women on Twitter, and the heads of Apple, Google and Microsoft aren’t much better’. Surprisingly, Elon Musk follows zero women on Twitter, reports the publication, ...


8 months 2 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM), and UK high-street retailer M&S has launched a campaign, ‘Spark Something Good,’ by teaming up with seven women, all of whom have been affected by breast cancer, to help get customers active to prevent the disease. During this month, the store will be donating 10 per cent of all women’s fitness clothing and sports bra sales to the charity, Breast Cancer Now. BBC TV’s, “Strictly Come Dancing” Star Karen Hardy will...


8 months 3 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The UK gender pay gap will not close for more than fifty years unless action is taken to tackle it now, according to Deloitte. Current inequalities between pay rates for men and women may not be eradicated before 2069. So, if in the West we are so far behind on this issue, what chances do women cotton workers have in India? Here, women have few rights and are often underpaid, despite their vital role in...


8 months 3 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – CSR is now mandated by law in India, as of the Companies Act of 2014. To comply, and in a first by a major consumer goods company, Nestlé India is giving its popular and iconic brands—Maggi, Nescafé and KitKat—new messaging as part of an initiative to support education for girls. The company has partnered with Nanhi Kali, a not-for-profit organisation, to spread awareness about this critical issue of education for girls in India. As a result,...


9 months 3 days ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) –  All 193 United Nations (UN) member states have signed a landmark agreement pledging to fight the threat of antimicrobial resistance – the fourth time a UN declaration has been reached on a health issue, following HIV in 2001, chronic illnesses in 2011 and Ebola in 2013. Experts warn that treatment-resistant infections pose one of the biggest known threats to humanity and without urgent action, it is possible that simple infections could soon become entirely untreatable with existing drugs and that routine medical procedures, such as Caesarean sections, could become too dangerous to...


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