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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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Is Love in the Workplace the New Norm?
When’s the last time you told your co-worker you cared about them? Or that you appreciated their approach? Have you ever told a colleague you loved them? Does that idea make you feel awkward, unprofessional and uncomfortable?
Nov 5, 2014 8:00 AM ET
Investors Look to Renewable Energy for Profit Opportunity
Change is an interesting thing. New ideas are often viewed with suspicion and distrust. Our reptilian brain generally asks three basic questions: Will it eat me? Can I eat it? Or can I mate with it? If the answer to all three is no, then the reptilian brain moves on.
Nov 4, 2014 4:00 PM ET
Microsoft CityNext Harnesses Technology to Build Smart, Sustainable Cities
Microsoft launched its ambitious CityNext global initiative last year at a time when major cities around the world have been looking at ways to optimize their resources and improve their sustainability. CityNext is employing cutting edge technologies to support this effort and build smart, sustainable cities.
Nov 3, 2014 4:00 PM ET
Is Anyone Better Off? A Global Movement to Track Community Impact
Two weeks ago, community leaders from around the world came together in Johannesburg, South Africa to share tools and experiences with NGOs committed to deepening a culture of organizational accountability in Africa.  The summit called, RBA Africa Summit 2014, focused on Results Based Accountability (RBA), a tool designed to measure the impact of organizational activities and goals.
Oct 31, 2014 4:00 PM ET
​Shell Eco-Marathon Rides Into Motor City in 2015
Can you imagine a vehicle that can achieve 3,000 miles on a gallon of fuel? Sounds far-fetched, right? But that’s the kind of stuff that the bright minds that answer Shell’s call to its Eco-Marathon may come up with, an event that has been going on for 30 years as a catalyst of energy-efficiency solutions.
Oct 31, 2014 8:00 AM ET