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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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Miami Brings Sustainability Leaders Together at Recycling Energy Forum Expo
Sustainability in Florida gets a bad rap. I understand that. Compared to New England, California and Europe, Florida overall lags in conversations about sustainability in business, government and education. Jesse Rittenhouse and Iraklis Kalamenios, co-founders of the Recycling Energy Forum, are working to change that. Friday, April 24th hosts the first...
Apr 21, 2015 8:00 AM ET
Warren Buffett Ready to Double his Green Energy Investments to $30 Billion
Very large investments in renewable energy are needed as the U.S. progresses on the path of reducing dependence on fossil fuels. According to the EPA, electric utilities face cuts of 30 percent on carbon dioxide emissions by 2030 compared with 2005. On the other hand, costs continue to fall in wind and solar power generation, making them increasingly attractive energy investments. At...
Apr 20, 2015 4:00 PM ET
Innovative Energy Storage Companies Get Big Financial Backers
In 2014, wind turbines accounted for 45 percent of new power production in the U.S., while solar made up more than a third of the world’s fresh energy capacity. However, an expensive hurdle that continues is how to store this energy when the breeze is not blowing or the sun is not shining.With more than $5 billion invested in cutting-edge battery technologies over the past decade, this...
Apr 17, 2015 4:00 PM ET
New Book Makes Business Case for Solving Asia’s Environmental Challenges
In Asia, a number of leading companies have embraced environmentally sustainable business practices, but many more still need to catch up. The governments in Asia can play a key role by implementing strong policies that address the systemic under-pricing of fossil fuels and water, incentivize green innovations, and engage civil society. Long-term business success needs a social license to...
Apr 17, 2015 8:00 AM ET
Looking at Iran’s Nuclear Program From an Energy Perspective
Recently, Secretary of State John Kerry negotiated an historic agreement with the government of Iran, regarding their use of nuclear technology. In short, the agreement will result in lifting some economic sanctions in exchange for vows and a...
Apr 16, 2015 4:00 PM ET