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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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Circular Economy can add $1 Trillion a Year and 100,000 Jobs: Report
At a time when human beings have far exceeded the Earth’s capacity to sustain the current consumption levels for long, a new paradigm called the Circular Economy is showing great promise. As the name suggests, a Circular Economy goes beyond recycling and focuses on eliminating material loss and waste through careful design.
Dec 9, 2014 8:00 AM ET
Ikea Commits To Sourcing Sustainably Produced Palm Oil
Ikea has announced its new palm oil policy. The global home furnishing company committed to sourcing palm oil that is grown and processed sustainably. The goal is to source 100 percent certified sustainable palm oil from segregated sources.
Dec 8, 2014 4:00 PM ET
Groups Sue BLM Over Coal Leases
The Department of Interior is a quiet sector of the government, that we don’t hear too much about, and I have a feeling they like it that way. As guardians of the vast natural resources situated on and in America’s public lands and waters, they have come to develop an unusual and perhaps and unusually friendly relationship with those businesses that exploit those resources.
Dec 8, 2014 8:00 AM ET
Energy Efficiency Offers Trillions in Potential Savings
A large part of the energy consumed in the United States every year is wasted through inefficient technology and transmission and heat loss. Energy efficiency is one of the simplest and most cost effective solutions to ensure cleaner air to breathe, mitigate the risks of climate change, increase the competitiveness of businesses, and reduce energy costs for consumers.
Dec 5, 2014 4:00 PM ET
325 Million Exposed to Natural Disasters by 2030
Research published last year by the U.K.’s Overseas Development Institute (ODI), had a grave powerful message, that seems to have gone largely unnoticed.  It examines the relationship between disasters and poverty, suggesting that extreme weather events will keep people poor in many parts of the world.
Dec 5, 2014 8:00 AM ET

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