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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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Operating Room Sustainability is Critical to Healthcare Business
Healthcare comprises nearly 16 percent of the American economy. Hospitals operate round the clock, making a substantial environmental footprint. According to the EPA data, hospitals generate about 7,000 tons per day of waste, including infectious waste and hazardous waste. Mercury is used in medical devices and equipment, and several other hospital materials may have toxic effects. Hospitals...
Mar 17, 2015 8:00 AM ET
What Happens After the Millennium Development Goals?
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are eight broad goals with targets ranging from eradicating extreme poverty to halting the spread of HIV/AIDS and providing universal primary education, all by 2015. They form a blueprint agreed to by all the world’s countries and all leading development institutions. They have galvanized unprecedented efforts to meet the needs of the globe’s poorest...
Mar 16, 2015 4:00 PM ET
New Solar Deal, Like Everything Else in Texas, is Big
To say that we’ve seen a broad range of responses from public utilities to the “onslaught” of rooftop solar would be an understatement. On the one hand, you have the Florida Public Service Commission voting to gut their energy efficiency...
Mar 16, 2015 8:00 AM ET
University of Vermont Replaces Traditional MBA with Sustainable Entrepreneurship Program
Future business leaders need to understand and engage with corporate sustainability issues at an early stage. Bringing sustainable learning to the core of business education is vital to ensuring that sustainability becomes the norm in the way companies think and perform. Business schools are in a strong position to cultivate leaders who can build sustainable economic value and create companies...
Mar 11, 2015 8:00 AM ET
The House of Lords Select Committee Says the U.K. Needs an Arctic Ambassador
The House of Lords Select Committee on the Arctic has published a report which calls for the U.K. to appoint an Arctic ambassador to ensure Britain is not excluded from key decisions. The report, ...
Mar 10, 2015 4:00 PM ET