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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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Accelerating Women Leadership In Companies
The Economist has named a female editor for the first time in its 172-year history: Zanny Minton Beddoes takes over as the 17th editor of the venerable weekly title. Also, last week, the Editorial Director at Justmeans coincidentally picked up on the very timely story featured in the...
Feb 5, 2015 4:00 PM ET
Unsustainable Suppliers Risk Losing Business From Dell, Microsoft, Unilever, Nissan, L'Oreal
Large global companies are increasingly of the view that changing consumer preferences, growing investor concerns, and a stronger regulatory environment make a compelling case to raise their business sustainability profile consistently. One of the key steps in this direction for almost every multinational company is to ensure that the companies which are a part of its supply chain take clear...
Feb 4, 2015 4:00 PM ET
Better Building Challenge Achievers: Best Buy, Sprint, Schneider Electric, Macy’s, Lend Lease
In the US, buildings account for 39 percent of total energy use, 68 percent of total electricity consumption, 38 percent of carbon emissions, and 12 percent of total water consumptions. These are the latest figures of the EPA. Sustainable buildings can not only provide environmental benefits, but also economic benefits in terms of reduced operating costs and enhanced occupant productivity....
Feb 3, 2015 2:15 PM ET
The Uncertain Future of Large Scale Solar Thermal Power Plants
Last week, I wrote about my visit to the Shams-1 hybrid thermal solar-natural gas plant in Abu Dhabi. This 100MW plant, which combines concentrated solar power (CSP) with natural gas, is capable of generating power around the clock. The plant’s...
Feb 2, 2015 8:30 PM ET
From Challenges to Opportunities: The 7 Sustainability Opportunities for Canadian Business in 2015
Canadian businesses play a critical role in building resilient economies and communities. Our latest report, From Challenges to Opportunities: The 7 Sustainability Opportunities for Canadian Business in 2015, highlights opportunities for business to take decisive action towards positive...
Jan 30, 2015 4:00 PM ET