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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Apple Issues $1.5B Green Bond to Spearhead Environmental Efforts
Corporate green bonds are a debt taken on by a company to finance environment-friendly projects. The green bond market is still in its infancy. According to Climate Bonds Initiative, the first corporate green bond was issued only in 2013. Since then, a handful of leading companies, such as Bank of America, Toyota and EDF, a French power company, have jumped on to the green bond bandwagon....
Mar 31, 2016 4:00 PM ET
Report: Renewables Hit Major Global Milestones
A new report by the UN Environmental Programme (UNEP) on the growth in renewable energy showed some remarkable accomplishments. For one thing, new investment in traditional coal and gas-fired power plants accounted for less than half the investment in solar wind, and other renewables. According to...
Mar 31, 2016 8:00 AM ET
World’s First Social Experiment in Renewability Says Renewable Living Is the Key to Happiness
We’re constantly bombarded with messages about what makes for a happy life: advertisers and brands tell us it comes from owning and consuming their products. The media says it's about wealth, beauty or fame. But do these things bring lasting happiness in themselves? We have looked to philosophy and religion for answers to these questions. Recently, this ancient search has been tested by...
Mar 28, 2016 4:00 PM ET
Thinking About an Ethical Travel Destination Off the Beaten Path? Here Are the Top 10 Places to Visit Now
These developing nations don’t just have stunning natural beauty, they are champions of human rights, animal welfare, environmental conservation and renewable energy. The late travel writer Bruce Chatwin, an inveterate wanderer, described life as “a journey through a wilderness.” With a skyrocketing human population currently consuming the equivalent of ...
Mar 28, 2016 8:00 AM ET
Britain’s New Sugar Tax
The U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has announced a new sugar tax on the soft drinks industry in his budget, to be introduced in April 2018. This move has been hailed by campaigners as a significant step in the fight against child obesity. The most high-profile supporter has been TV celebrity chef, Jamie Oliver...
Mar 25, 2016 4:00 PM ET

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