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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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New Mobile App Connects Consumers with Sustainable Local Businesses
Mobile apps are transforming the way a company can connect with consumers and influence their purchase habits and choices. An Iowa State University study showed that there is a direct link between app use and purchase activity. Google calls app users and other connected consumers “Generation C,” a powerful new force in consumer culture. Morgan Berman, a local woman entrepreneur from...
Feb 9, 2016 8:00 AM ET
China's Shift Away From Carbon-Intensive Production Could Make a Big Difference
There are many forces at play on both sides of the challenge to rein in carbon emissions before it’s too late. Some of the most important, like the plummeting price of oil, or China’s need to protect citizens by reducing air pollution, are not even directed at the problem. Still, they both have enormous impact. Another such trend is the recent decision by Chinese leaders to initiate a...
Feb 8, 2016 4:00 PM ET
Global 100 Most Sustainable Companies in 2016
A growing number of companies around the world are aiming to get the most out of their capital, maximize employee performance, and make a judicious use of resources to make the world a better place. Corporate Knights, a Toronto-based media firm, takes an annual close look at these companies to release its annual data-driven ranking of the world’s most sustainable companies at the World...
Feb 5, 2016 8:00 AM ET
SEPHORA Helps Women Entrepreneurs Face Business and Gender Challenges
Starting a business has enough challenges in itself, but being female and starting a business in the U.S. has its own set of challenges. Female entrepreneurs do not have the same access to funding, connections, or business instruction as do male entrepreneurs. Eighty-five percent of venture capital funded start-ups are led exclusively by men. Even in the beauty industry, where most...
Feb 4, 2016 4:00 PM ET
Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration Needed for Sustainability Scale-Up
Following the COP21 in Paris and the establishment of SDGs, cross-sector collaboration to drive progress on sustainability has become more important than ever. However, questions remain on how companies should make the most strategic choices on where and how to collaborate, and how to ensure that collaborations undertaken have the highest potential to deliver on scale. A new report from...
Feb 4, 2016 8:00 AM ET