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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Consumers Would Buy More Sustainable Clothing, If They Could Find It
The results of this research will probably strike a chord with many consumers, this blogger included. A survey carried out by Ryan Partnership Chicago and Mambo Sprouts Marketing found that consumers would like to buy more sustainable apparel, if only they were given the choice. The 2012 Styling Sustainability...
Feb 10, 2012 3:31 PM ET
Leave the Corn, Take the Algae: Time to Say Buona Notte to Food-Based Biofuels
On December 31, 2011, America's three-decade-old federal tax credit for ethanol expired, ending a government subsidy that poured more than USD 20 billion into an industry that the New York Times called one of Congress's "most resilient boondogles." Oil companies received a 45-cent-per-gallon tax credit to blend ethanol into gasoline, costing American taxpayers between USD 5-6 billion a...
Feb 9, 2012 9:02 AM ET
WWF-Canada and Loblaw to Raise Awareness about Climate Change in National Sweater Day
The second annual National Sweater Day - a WWF-Canada campaign, presented by Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) - will take place February 9th and is expected to engage thousands, predominantly through school and workplace activities....
Feb 8, 2012 3:13 PM ET
Empowering Local Communities in Africa through Social Innovation
This is the story of TIFIE (Teaching Individuals and Families Independence through Enterprise) a social innovation, not-for-profit organisation set up by Robert Workman in 2007 in the Republic of Congo, which empowers people lives. After 30 years as a successful...
Feb 7, 2012 9:02 AM ET
Is It Ethical to Invest in Nuclear Power?
"I wish we had found the courage to speak out earlier against nuclear power. -- Masahito Hirose, an 81-year-old survivor of the bombing of Nagasaki, speaking after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster[1] After the Fukushima nuclear disaster in March of last year, the nuclear energy industry took a big hit. By June, the stock price of plant operator...
Feb 6, 2012 12:54 PM ET