Venture Philanthropy

New U.K. Study Confirms Businesses Who Look After Staff Bring In More Investment

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Looking after your employees is good for business, confirms new research, bringing in more investment from socially responsible funds.

The Citi Foundation Helps India Prepare To Be World’s Youngest Population By 2020

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Last year, Prime Minister Modi of India launched an ambitious project that aims to train over 400 million young people in different skills by 2022.

The Power of Data Science Used to Create Positive Change

File:DARPA Big Data.jpg(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Virtually every sector of the global economy has access to more data than would have been imaginable even a decade ago. Data is being used to solve tough challenges, plan strategically and ensure growth.

Innovative Pro Bono Program, Global Health Corporate Champions, Gains Interest

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – There is a new initiative for companies who want to place their people in a pro bono program that makes a real difference to global health, Global Health Corporate Champions.

Asda Launches U.K.'s First Ever 'Wonky Fruit And Veg Box'

Wonky veg box(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Supermarket giant Asda has launched the U.K.'s first ever 'wonky veg box', giving shoppers the chance to buy imperfect vegetables to feed a family of four healthily for a week.

Novartis Foundation Fights To Eliminate Leprosy

Novartis Foundation commemorates World Leprosy Day with its continued efforts to go the last mile toward elimination(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Leprosy is a disease that many of us associate with Biblical times, a disease that surely must be extinct by now. Sadly that’s not the case. 31 January was World Leprosy Day, a yearly date to raise awareness of the disease and its impact on impoverished communities.

$12.1 Trillion of Investment In Renewable Power Generation Needed To Avert Climate Change

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Delivering on the promises of the historic Paris climate change agreement to avert the dangers of climate change will happen only if there’s more investment in new renewable power generation - that’s $12.1 trillion of investment! – over the next 25 years.

Landmark Study by Cancer Research U.K. Shows Death Rates Down By 10 Percent

Ant and Dec and Nicole Sherzinger for World Cancer Day 2016(3BL Media/Justmeans) – In recent weeks, the world has lost many musical, film and television legends—from Bowie to Lemmy to Natalie Cole to Terry Wogan, Alan Rickman and others– to cancer. The global statistics are also devastating. More than 14 million people worldwide are told they have cancer each year.

SEPHORA Helps Women Entrepreneurs Face Business and Gender Challenges

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Starting a business has enough challenges in itself, but being female and starting a business in the U.S. has its own set of challenges. Female entrepreneurs do not have the same access to funding, connections, or business instruction as do male entrepreneurs. Eighty-five percent of venture capital funded start-ups are led exclusively by men.

JPMorgan Chase & Co Invests $75 Million In New Skills for Youth

Global Cities Initiative(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Economic opportunity seems increasingly out of reach for millions of young Americans. It is a crisis when only 60 percent of students in high-poverty urban school districts graduate from high school, when more than five million young people are out of work and and out of school. Making change in this situation is JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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