Next Level for Pink Triangle Campaign

This Summers’ Pride parades and celebrations around the world are positive for the LGBTQI+ community. Less reported by the media is the fact that LGBTQI+ communities face persecution, imprisonment, torture or death in more than 70 countries around the world including; Chechnya, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Malaysia, Sudan, and Uganda. Pink Triangle Paris is the latest stage in a continuing international campaign to #EndHomophobia with a petition imploring the United Nations to abolish homophobic laws: pinktriangleissue.com. Mediaplus France secured 300 digital billboards in French Metro stations with two hard-hitting headlines;…

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For The Pink Triangle Issue Serviceplan highlights Global Violations of LGBTQI+ rights

Eighty years since the construction of Mauthausen, one of the World War II Concentration Camps where homosexual men were imprisoned and forced to wear a Pink Triangle as a marker of their sexuality, Vangardist Magazine collaborate with Mauthausen Memorial to call for; an alliance against contemporary violations of LGBTQI+ rights all around the world; to reclaim the Pink Triangle as a symbol opposing homophobia; and a petition to implore António Guterres, UN Secretary-General to stand up to the United Nations for the abolishment of homophobic laws: The Petition appeals to…

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PENNY ‘Give Bag’ campaign from Serviceplan encourages shoppers to recycle

The single use of shopping bags is a serious environmental problem in our society. However, before now, there was no reward system in Germany for consumers who reuse their shopping bag. Serviceplan came up with a clever way of encouraging shoppers to reuse their bags every time they shop at PENNY. As a reward for protecting the environment by purchasing and reusing the Penny ‘Give-Bag’, customers who save 10 Cents every time they bring their own bag. As an added incentive which benefits the local community, PENNY donates an additional…

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Serviceplan, L V Prasad Eye Institute and Ravensburger develop the World’s First 3D Printed Braille Puzzle

An innovative and affordable new way for blind and visually impaired people to learn and discover, Fittle models can be downloaded from the Fittle website and 3D-printed at almost zero cost, meaning that learning Braille becomes more accessible than ever. To further complete the Braille literacy puzzle, the Fittle Project is raising funds to provide 3D printers to communities in developing countries who couldn’t afford expensive learning devices in the past. There is a growing range of Fittle models including a Rocket, Mouse, Violin, Fish, Boat, Key and Crown, which…

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Serviceplan Campaign Hamburg and METRO support Germany’s youngest entrepreneurs

The recently published METRO International Own Business Study, conducted in 10 countries with 10,000 participants, concludes that women are very interested in entrepreneurship: Almost every second woman dreams of having her own business, however only a few take the bold step to self-employment: Only 12% of all women believe that it is “very likely” that they will put their plan into action, according to one of the study results. What is stopping them? One of the main reasons, given by 49%, was the “lack of financial support”. On today’s International…

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