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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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Top Events that Promoted Sustainability in 2015
The year 2015 turned out to be a watershed year for action on climate change. Global political leaders came together to act more decisively toward building a shared and sustainable world. The international business community made important commitments to promote sustainability and joined the fight against climate change. Pope’s Reminder that Humanity is Connected The...
Jan 5, 2016 8:00 AM ET
Allianz and ABP Join Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition
Portfolio decarbonization means investors systemically integrate carbon information into portfolio design, signaling that climate change and the corporate response to it, are critical to shareholder value and investor interests. Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition (PDC) is a global group of investors committed to supporting the fight against climate change. PDC was co-founded by the...
Jan 4, 2016 4:00 PM ET
California is One of the Greenest States
“As California goes, so goes the nation,” declares an old political saying. If that is true than the U.S. will eventually have much more ambitious laws to address climate change and the majority of Americans will support them. The majority of Californians view the environment as something to protect. A poll in July found that most Californians see climate change as a serious threat and...
Dec 31, 2015 8:00 AM ET
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