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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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Carbon Action Helps Companies Cut Emissions by 640M Tons in 2015
Companies around the world increasingly recognize that a reduction in GHG emissions is not only good for global climate but also for their bottom line. Carbon reduction by companies comes from the adoption of low-carbon energy infrastructure, improved transportation use, and increase in energy efficiency. Carbon Action, an investor action group, has lobbied more than 1,300 companies...
Dec 30, 2015 4:00 PM ET
The American Industrial Skincare Goes ‘Green’
We’ve seen a rise in sustainable skin care companies, an idea that has largely been driven by consumer demand and awareness. These are skin-care companies that genuinely care about sustainability, and the effects that their produces have on the environment and people’s health. The most immediate changes have been to the actual product from recyclable and biodegradable packaging to non-virgin...
Dec 30, 2015 8:00 AM ET
Amal Clooney Scholarship for Young Women Launches in Lebanon
The human rights lawyer Amal Clooney has partnered with 100 Lives, a new global initiative that supports an annual scholarship for young women from Lebanon to pursue studies at the United World College Dilijan in Armenia. This yearly Amal Clooney Scholarship, as it will be known, will fund one female student to enroll on a two-year international baccalaureate program. The candidate will be...
Dec 29, 2015 4:00 PM ET
Hotels and Restaurants to Launch Sustainable Seafood Week
More than half of the world's population lives within 100 km of the coast. While human beings have always depended on the ocean for food, advancements in fishing technology and unsustainable fishing practices are now taking their toll. Fish stocks in continental shelf areas are considered to be fully or over exploited. Fishing techniques such as trawling and dredging are causing serious damage...
Dec 29, 2015 8:00 AM ET
Countries Ranked on Sustainable Competitiveness by SolAbility
Competitiveness of nations is traditionally compared on the basis of economic and financial indicators. However, in the wake of global environmental and social challenges, economic competitiveness alone has become an inadequate measure for risk and investment analysis or credit ratings. In fact, economic activities can have an adverse impact on the environment, health, and social equity of a...
Dec 28, 2015 4:00 PM ET