CSR Blogs

CSR Blogs

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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Upstart Co-Lab to Promote a Creative Economy
A creative economy is quintessential to building a sustainable future. Artists are the original social entrepreneurs who strengthen the society with their creative thought processes and their ability to take risks. However, they often pursue a lonely path because of a prevailing disconnect between artists and other social changemakers. To address this challenge, a group of artists,...
Apr 20, 2016 4:00 PM ET
Dow Enters Sponsorship Deal With The Recycling Partnership
The Dow Chemical Company has announced its financial support for The Recycling Partnership in its latest bid to advance the circular economy, the one in which all production systems are part of no-waste loop. The sponsorship is also part of the Dow's plans to reach its 2025 Sustainability Goals. It became the organization's 23rd member. ...
Apr 20, 2016 8:00 AM ET
SCA Named Among the World’s Most Sustainable Companies
In 2015, the world’s focus shifted on sustainability. The UN adopted 17 global goals for sustainable development, and at the COP 21 climate change conference in Paris, the global community agreed to limit the global temperature to 1.5 degrees Celsius. However, governments cannot achieve these goals on their own, and businesses must find new ways to raise the bar on sustainability. ...
Apr 19, 2016 4:00 PM ET
The U.K., New York and California Increase the National Living and Minimum Wage in the Same Week
One of the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne's big ideas was to increase the National Living Wage (NLW) on 1 April 2016 and wasn’t an April Fools! Not to be confused with either the National...
Apr 18, 2016 8:00 AM ET
Corporate Ethics Influence Consumer Preferences: Ethisphere Survey
Consumer purchase decisions are increasingly influenced by a brand’s social purpose. Companies that are willing to recognize this fundamental shift in consumer behavior are investing more in corporate citizenship and ethical performance in order to gain a competitive edge and grow share for their brands. A new survey released by Ethisphere Institute gives further credence to the fact...
Apr 14, 2016 4:00 PM ET