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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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Which Type of Sustainability Superhero Are You?
It is not often I think Hollywood does much right. But in terms of making money, they know exactly how to capture the 30-something audience with remakes of superhero movies. My husband, for example, can’t get enough. While reminiscing over the untold tales deep within his comic book collection, he maps out a plan for every upcoming IMAX, 3D superhero experience. Avengers, Guardians of the...
Jul 9, 2015 4:00 PM ET
Toyota, Nissan, Honda to Fund Hydrogen Fuel Cell Infrastructure in Japan
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, hydrogen fuel cells are a reliable, clean, quiet and efficient source of energy. While gasoline and diesel vehicles emit nitrogen oxides, hydrocarbons and particulate matter, which are a major source of pollution, Hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles emit none of these harmful substances. Their only emission is water and warm air. Toyota Motor...
Jul 8, 2015 4:00 PM ET
Lego Commits $150M to Find Sustainable Replacement for ABS Plastic
Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (or ABS) is an oil-based material with significant environmental footprint. The iconic Lego toy bricks are made from ABS plastic. More than 60 billion Lego pieces were manufactured in 2014. For the last few years, the toy company has been making efforts to improve its product and packaging sustainability. In 2013, Lego began a partnership with WWF to help...
Jul 8, 2015 8:00 AM ET
Airlines Look For Sustainable Jet Fuels
Air travel accounts for 2 percent of all emissions, but it gets a lot of attention in any conversation about climate change mitigation efforts. While Obama wants new limits on aviation emissions, the UN’s International Civil Aviation is also expected to set new limits early next year. Besides, the public wants to feel better about flying. The use of alternative jet fuels gains media...
Jul 7, 2015 4:00 PM ET
ICC Launches a Major Update of its Charter to Promote Business Sustainability
Several research studies in recent years have shown that companies with high ratings on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors frequently outperform the market in the medium and long term, and have a lower cost of debt and equity. Business sustainability has emerged as a key source of competitive advantage in today’s economy. The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has...
Jul 7, 2015 8:00 AM ET