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If only sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) were simple and easy to execute. On the contrary, their very complexity is shifting and shaping the current and global professional landscape. And with these changes come a host of new questions, a bevy of new challenges, countless creative successes, and even more demoralizing failures as businesses, nonprofits, governments, and individuals attempt to embrace sustainability and CSR on both the professional and personal levels.

In this everchanging space, Justmeans Staff writers use their knowledge and expertise to bring you the leading stories and facts to help readers stay current on all these issues. As the business world continues to grapple with sustainability and CSR, Justmeans will continue to write about it.

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M&S Wants Us to Get Active for 30 Minutes a Day to Help Cut the Risks pf Breast Cancer
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...
Oct 21, 2016 8:00 AM ET
The Essential Role of Logistics in a Growing Circular Economy
In today’s world, the basic model for the production of goods is linear: natural resources are extracted and turned into products that are used for a limited time. While some of these products are recycled, most eventually end up in the world’s landfills. This model is becoming increasingly unsustainable and expensive for businesses. Commodity prices ...
Oct 19, 2016 12:30 PM ET
Japanese Companies Improve ESG Performance: MSCI Report
Following decades of recession and slow growth, Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe introduced a revitalization plan in 2012 – dubbed Abenomics – to address the key barriers of economic growth. One of the initiatives impacting corporations and capital markets was the establishment of Japan’s Stewardship Code and Corporate Governance Code. Implementation of these codes has led to greater...
Oct 17, 2016 8:00 AM ET
Germany to Increase Storage on Its Renewable Grid
Last week, grid storage provider Younicos, in partnership with the German utility WEMAG, broke ground on a new facility to increase grid storage capacity at the Schwerin battery park. The Schwerin facility was Europe’s first battery storage facility, commissioned in 2014 with a capacity of 5MW. The primary function of the storage facility is to level out momentary dips in output coming from...
Oct 14, 2016 8:00 AM ET
Empowering India’s Women Cotton Workers Reduces the Use of Water and Chemicals
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...
Oct 10, 2016 8:00 AM ET