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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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World Wind Growth Hits New Record Despite Obstacles
It seems that Bob Dylan was right; if not the answer, then at least one answer to the global warming conundrum is blowing in the wind. Wind power is booming. According to the just-released Global Wind Report: Annual Market Update from the Global Wind Energy Council,...
Apr 7, 2015 4:00 PM ET
China Using CSR to Achieve Global Competitive Advantage
Much like the rest of the corporate world, Chinese companies embarked on their CSR journey somewhat reluctantly, following a variety of societal and market pressures. However, they seem to be learning more quickly than many of their western counterparts that their futures are inextricably linked to their CSR performance, and have begun viewing it as a potential competitive advantage. China has...
Apr 7, 2015 8:00 AM ET
Freightliner’s Supertruck Doubles Tractor-Trailer Fuel Economy
Back in December, I wrote about the government’s efforts to improve the fuel economy of the thousands of tractor-trailer trucks that crowd our highways accounting for millions of gallons of diesel fuel and tons of carbon emissions. One prong of this effort was a five-year $115 million...
Apr 6, 2015 4:00 PM ET
Tech Brands Seek a Pro-Environmental Image: Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, Facebook, Yelp, SAP, AOL, eBay
Global companies are increasingly concerned about maintaining a brand image that positions them strongly as an environmentally responsible business. Many companies want to be seen as supporters of environmental regulation as a key way to keep globalized supply chains in check and promote environment-friendly business practices. Conscious consumers want brands to take ownership of the...
Apr 6, 2015 8:00 AM ET
New Site Tracks Corporate Impact On Deforestation
The world’s tropical forests are dwindling due to economic pressure for commodities such as beef, soya beans, palm oil and wood products. In reaction to that, major companies are pledging to mitigate their environmental impact on those ecosystems and their supply chain complies with sustainability standards. But how can we know that the promises they make in their reports are actually being...
Apr 3, 2015 8:00 AM ET