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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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Driving the Future: A Tale of a Call to Action on Climate and a Long Delayed Response
I recently read Driving the Future, the new book by Margo T. Oge, former director of EPA’s Office of Air Quality and Transportation. It’s the story of the evolving effort within the EPA to get the government to take action on climate change, which it finally did, after years of delay ,with the...
May 13, 2015 8:00 AM ET
Will Tesla New Energy Storage Batteries Change the Game?
Electricity is like money. Both are useful, fluid and can be converted into action of many different forms. And both can be saved for a rainy day. The ability to save electricity for a rainy, or cloudy day, has suddenly become much more important now that solar, as well as wind power are becoming important contributors to our energy supply. Without storage, these renewable sources of...
May 12, 2015 4:00 PM ET
Fossil Unbound: Collaborating With Social Problem Solvers To Change Young Lives Worldwide
Fossil Unbound is an organisation that is creating tumbleweeds of change by supporting projects that are nurturing and inspiring children. It strongly believes the best social entrepreneurs aren’t just changing the world, they’re changing the way we change the world. It has an affinity for collaborating with social problem solvers who are devoted to supporting young people and also likes...
May 12, 2015 8:00 AM ET
CPA Canada Helps Companies Steer the Corporate Sustainability Agenda
The accountancy profession has increasingly evolved beyond the core function of providing accounting services. Accountants can help businesses identify cost-cutting opportunities through energy efficiency, and draw attention towards the strategic marketing and brand building benefits inherent in pursuing an agenda of corporate sustainability. A new strategic initiative, sponsored by...
May 11, 2015 4:00 PM ET
New Environmental Law May Be a Game Changer for CSR in China
Research by Chris Marquis of the Harvard Business School and Yang Chen at Shanghai Maritime University showed that China’s CSR policy has led to an increased number of companies issuing CSR reports, but it has not resulted in better behavior, due to lack of effective monitoring and verification. The researchers found that only companies that were monitored eventually implemented substantive...
May 7, 2015 4:00 PM ET