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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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GE Announces “Farewell” to CFL Bulbs by Year’s End
Compact fluorescent lights (CFL) were the first major energy-saving alternative to incandescent bulbs. However, in recent years, as the quality of LED lights improved and their prices dropped steadily, manufacturers and retailers began switching their efforts in that direction. Now, GE has announced that it is ready to phase out the CFL. The company will stop producing and selling these...
Mar 10, 2016 8:00 AM ET
Ikea Plans on Replacing Polysterene With Mushroom
Ikea has its fair share of devoted fans, who are crazy about its designs (and price). To add to their excitement, Ikea UK is planning on replacing environmentally-unfriendly polysterene with a more organic, sustainable and, above all, biodegradable, alternative: mushroom. The announcement is part of the affordable furniture retailer drive towards reducing waste and recycling,...
Mar 8, 2016 4:00 PM ET
Innovators Turn Seafood Waste into a Billion Dollar Business
According to nonprofit Oceana, each year American fishermen throw out an estimated two billion pounds in by-catch alone – an amount worth about $1 billion. In cases where the EPA permits fish waste to be tossed back into the ocean, seafood processors usually dispose of fish guts, heads, tails, fins, skin and crab shells in marine waters. This decomposing organic matter can harm the local...
Mar 4, 2016 4:00 PM ET
Gap Announces 50 Percent Cut in GHG Emissions by 2020
A number of companies have joined the international effort to tackle climate change, building upon the momentum of the landmark Paris Agreement reached at the 2015 United Nations climate change summit, COP 21. Gap Inc. has announced an ambitious new climate goal to cut down absolute GHG emissions globally across all owned and operated facilities by 50 percent from 2015 levels by the end...
Mar 4, 2016 8:00 AM ET
How Learning and Development Is Important to Social Responsibility
Social responsibility is a set of ethical ground rules that an organization or individual has an obligation to the community or society at large. It stipulates a duty for every individual to perform so it maintains a balance between the ecosystems and economy. It focuses on the idea that companies should not be focused only on profit, but developing a positive relationship to...
Mar 3, 2016 4:00 PM ET