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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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eZOO: The Animal Friendly Vision of Animals
The use of animals in entertainment is going out of fashion for ethical reasons and ​its ​decreasing popularity. The documentary Black Fish has put the spotlight on the plight of big sea mammals in​ water​ parks. Bullfighting is on the wane in Spain and other parts of the world​ as younger generations are not entertained...
Jan 27, 2016 8:00 AM ET
Cruise Lines Adopt Environmentally Friendly Practices
The cruise industry produces nearly one billion tons of sewage every year, apart from consuming several million tons of fuel. If the sewage and exhaust from ships is not treated properly, it can pollute the water and fog the air, resulting in serious health and environmental impacts. In recent years, cruise lines have recognized the need to support sustainable tourism, and are making a...
Jan 26, 2016 4:00 PM ET
New Initiative to Tackle Global Food Loss and Waste Launched in Davos
Food waste and loss is a big deal. About one third of global food production (around 30 to 40 percent) is wasted or lost every year, according to the UN Food and and Agriculture Organization. The value of food lost or wasted annually at the global level is estimated at $1 trillion. The global population is on track to grow by two billion by 2050. A 70 percent increase in agricultural yield...
Jan 26, 2016 8:00 AM ET
SASB Announces New Sustainability Accounting Standards
SASB has announced a new educational program focused on teaching professionals how to identify, manage, and evaluate sustainability topics relevant to the company’s bottom line. This new program is called the Fundamentals of Sustainability Accounting (FSA) Credential.  Nicolai Lundy is the Director of Education for the Sustainability...
Jan 25, 2016 4:00 PM ET
With Solar ITC Extended, Net Metering Battles Rage On
With the solar investment tax credit (ITC) recently extended for five years, it would seem that the coast is now clear for the solar boom to continue expanding at an ever-accelerating pace. After all, with these tax credits in place, coupled to the fact that...
Jan 25, 2016 8:00 AM ET