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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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Wall Street Investment Firms Promote Socially Responsible Investing
Impact investing represents a growing segment where the investors back businesses that combine both financial and social returns. The number of investment funds that incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors has gone up from just 55 in 1995 to 925 in 2014, registering a growth of 1,600 percent. The total value of assets invested in such funds has also increased from $12...
May 18, 2015 4:00 PM ET
MIT’s "Future of Solar" Study Says It’s Ready for Prime Time Now
A multi-disciplinary team from the MIT Energy Initiative project produced the “Future of Solar Energy” report as part of a series of studies. The report found that while solar accounts for less than 1% of the American electricity supply today, its contribution in the...
May 15, 2015 4:00 PM ET
London Shows World’s Megacities Can Become Sustainable
The world’s megacities hold 6.7 percent of the world’s population, but consume 9.3 percent of global power and produce 12.6 percent of global waste. As these huge cities spread into suburbs, they tend to lose the energy and transport efficiencies usually associated with urban dwelling. London, the U.K. capital, however, has emerged as an exception to this rule. According to a new study...
May 13, 2015 4:00 PM ET
Driving the Future: A Tale of a Call to Action on Climate and a Long Delayed Response
I recently read Driving the Future, the new book by Margo T. Oge, former director of EPA’s Office of Air Quality and Transportation. It’s the story of the evolving effort within the EPA to get the government to take action on climate change, which it finally did, after years of delay ,with the...
May 13, 2015 8:00 AM ET
Will Tesla New Energy Storage Batteries Change the Game?
Electricity is like money. Both are useful, fluid and can be converted into action of many different forms. And both can be saved for a rainy day. The ability to save electricity for a rainy, or cloudy day, has suddenly become much more important now that solar, as well as wind power are becoming important contributors to our energy supply. Without storage, these renewable sources of...
May 12, 2015 4:00 PM ET