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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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Honda Unveils Smart Home US for Zero Carbon Living and Mobility
Though the first official assessment that climate change was caused by human activity came in 1988, with NASA scientist James Hansen's famous testimony to the U.S. Congress, the "carbon neutral" concept, which refers to achieving net zero carbon emissions, is a relatively new one.
Apr 7, 2014 2:00 PM ET
Water Needs Energy, and Energy Needs Water: Canadian Power
A quarter of the energy supply in Ontario is provided by renewable waterpower. On the flip side “generating steam and pumping, treating and heating water consume 40% of Ontario’s natural gas and 12% of our electricity usage.” 
Apr 4, 2014 2:00 PM ET
Slow Social Innovation
Why give a damn: The days of lone heroes and quick fixes are over, and never were what we hoped they would be. Our problems are too complex to fix quickly, and too big to fix alone. For everyone trying to change the world on a deadline, give it up.
Apr 2, 2014 2:00 PM ET
BrightFarms to Build the World’s Largest Urban Greenhouse for Giant Food Stores
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Giant Food Stores has inked a deal with BrightFarms, a pioneer in constructing greenhouses attached to supermarkets, to build the world’s largest urban greenhouse. The greenhouse will extend over an area of 100,000 square feet.
Apr 1, 2014 2:00 PM ET
FedEx, American Water, Caesar’s Move to Conserve Energy and Water
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – A number of forward-thinking companies are pushing for energy and water resource efficiency and conservation, according to a new report. The report,"Achieving Energy and Water Security: Scalable Solutions from the Private Sector," has been released by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center.
Mar 28, 2014 2:00 PM ET