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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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The New Retail Regulatory Norm, and What Business Needs to Do About It
In recent years, increasingly savvy NGO advocacy campaigns and socially responsible investors (SRIs) have directly motivated fundamental change across sectors, by encouraging retailers and consumer brands to stake out new sustainability policies across their global supply chains.
Jul 11, 2014 4:00 PM ET
Three American Hotel Chains Make Newsweek’s Greenest Companies List
Some American hotel chains are making great strides to be more environmentally friendly, and their efforts are being recognized. Three U.S. hotel chains made the list of Newsweek's "America’s Greenest Companies 2014": Las Vegas Sands, Wyndham Worldwide and MGM Resorts. Each company has corporate sustainability programs. Las Vegas Sands has its recently launched SandCares program.
Jul 10, 2014 4:00 PM ET
Ford, Adidas, Dell, Chevrolet, Disney Rank among Best Global Green Brands
In an era of increasing consumer consciousness about corporate responsibility, reducing the gap between a company’s actual Corporate Citizenship practices and consumer’s perception of those practices is critical to building brand value. The consumers of today hold the world’s top brands to an exacting standard and expect these brands to act responsibly.
Jul 10, 2014 8:00 AM ET
Innovative Financing Supports the Growth of Green Energy Companies
Technological innovations alone are not enough to make an impact in the clean energy sector, unless these are backed by effective financial support. The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is leading two solar lending working groups that include over 100 financial institutions, solar installers and service providers.
Jul 9, 2014 8:00 AM ET
UN Highlights Role of Cooperative Enterprises in Sustainable Development
Cooperatives constitute a critical part of the world economy. Operating across all sectors of the economy, cooperatives provide 100 million jobs worldwide – 20 percent more than multinational companies, according to the 2011 figures from the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the UN International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) and the UN World Food Program (WFP).
Jul 8, 2014 8:00 AM ET