Venture Philanthropy

Islamic Climate Declaration Asks Muslims to Take Action On Climate Change

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Islamic leaders have issued an Islamic Climate Declaration, calling 1.6 billion Muslims around the world to work towards phasing out greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and towards a 100 percent renewable energy strategy.

The World Can Have Sustainable Palm Oil

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Palm oil is the most widely consumed vegetable oil on the planet. It’s estimated that it is used in about half of all packaged products sold in the supermarket from shampoo to ice cream and detergents. It is the most widely consumed vegetable oil because it’s extremely versatile and cheap to grow! However, it also comes at a cost.

British Milk Industry In Crisis

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Farmers unions believe the milk industry is in crisis and that a solution is urgently needed to the way food is sold in Britain. This August, there have been nationwide protests by dairy and livestock farmers who claim they are facing "financial devastation" because of falling lamb and milk prices.

New U.K. Rules To Help Bridge The Gender Pay Gap

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The British Prime Minister, David Cameron has brought forward rules to make firms with more than 250 workers reveal whether they pay men more than women. This new legislation forces big companies to publish details of what they pay men and women, and is a big step forward in the fight to close the gender pay gap. 

#share the softness Campaign Supports Saudi Orphans

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Children are vulnerable individuals who experience the negative effects of a crisis and the conflicts happening around them. It’s estimated that children make up 2.2 billion of the world’s seven billion populations, and according to UNICEF, there are 153 million children who are defined as orphans. The regions where most orphans are living is Asia, Africa Latin America and the Middle East.

American Companies Run By CEOs with Daughters Spend More On CSR: New Study

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Why do some of America’s largest corporations spend an extra US$59.5 million a year on corporate social responsibility?

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.

DHL Transforms Rural Africa with New Cargo Service

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Parts of Africa remain vastly unexplored, with many remote regions in inaccessible for trade even as it has been widely acknowledged that international trade plays a crucial role in development and poverty reduction in the continent.

Global Goals for Sustainable Development And BT’s Supporters Club: The Real Power Of Sport

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – On September 25 2015, 193 world leaders will commit to 17 Global Goals to achieve three extraordinary things in the next 15 years: end extreme poverty; fight inequality and injustice; and fix climate change. There is hope that these Global Goals for sustainable development could get these things done, in all countries for everyone.

Marks & Spencer Sparks Something Good

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Marks & Spencer (M&S) has joined forces with Britain’s much-loved TV star, Joanna Lumley, and launched ‘Spark Something Good’. The initiative aims to inspire and motivate M&S employees and customers around the U.K.

Pages

Subscribe to Venture Philanthropy