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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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Radiant Cooling Provides an Efficient Air-Conditioning Alternative
A sizeable portion (about 5%) of the electricity used in this country is used to produce air conditioning.  That translates into somewhere between 9 and 14 percent of the electricity used in homes and buildings. This has become a cause for concern on a warming planet, given that warming temperatures from energy...
Feb 23, 2015 8:00 AM ET
Walmart Focuses on Improving the Lives of Mexican Farm Workers
Mexico’s produce exports to the United States have tripled over the last 10 years, and currently exceed $7.5 billion a year. Major American retailers and restaurant chains that import Mexican produce include Walmart, Safeway, Albertsons, Kroger and Darden, which operates the Olive Garden chain. In recent months, there have been reports about the unsustainable working conditions of farm...
Feb 20, 2015 4:00 PM ET
The Nestlé Creating Shared Value Prize — Final Call for Nominations
Every two years, Nestlé awards the Creating Shared Value Prize to help scale up or replicate business-oriented initiatives that address challenges in nutrition, water or rural development. The competition is open to social and private enterprises as well as NGOs. The ...
Feb 20, 2015 8:00 AM ET
Measure What Matters Most: Testing the B Corp Handbook, Part Two
It was one of the happiest days in my new company B Storytelling’s business history: a certified letter from Tallahassee was waiting for me in the mailbox. B Storytelling now has the paperwork to prove that we are officially a Florida Benefit Corporation. This means we can submit a copy of this letter, sign the Pending Certification Term Sheet and mail in our $500 filing fee to B Lab. In...
Feb 19, 2015 4:00 PM ET
Does Canada Equate Environmentalists with Terrorists?
A newly proposed Canadian terrorism bill is raising some eyebrows among environmental groups. A document entitled “Critical Infrastructure Intelligence Assessment,” that was obtained by...
Feb 19, 2015 8:00 AM ET