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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SEC Settlements: Justice Served Or Hush Money?
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) often settles claims out of court, a relatively clean method of retribution and compensation that allows the public to avoid paying for a lengthy trial, the federal agency to say it did its job and the company under fire to escape not only litigation, but having to admit to its shareholders that it committed any wrongdoing. JUDGE...
Dec 27, 2011 10:50 AM ET
Celebrating Sustainability In Public Works
Two Californian civic buildings have earned a coveted B.E.S.T. in Public Works title from the American Public Works Association, the professional association of public works leaders. The B.E.S.T. in Public Works awards recognizes public agencies for their outstanding projects and programs. Amongst the criteria are sustainability,...
Dec 23, 2011 10:21 AM ET
Science and Fashion Work Together Creating Social Innovation Fabrics
Engineers in China have created a social innovation: self-cleaning cotton fabric. It has a chemical coating that causes the cotton materials to clean themselves of stains and remove odours when exposed to sunlight. The treatment is cheap, non-toxic and ecologically friendly. This...
Dec 22, 2011 4:14 PM ET
The Social Innovation of Pedal Power in Uganda Brings Ape Films to Life
This is a story about social innovation and the Great Apes Film Initiative, an organisation that aims to bring conservation education to communities located on the edge of the Mgahinga national park, Uganda, by showing films about the primates. The screenings are effective in teaching people about the plight of the gorillas and their...
Dec 20, 2011 12:38 PM ET
The 112th House of Representatives Is the Most Anti-Environment House in American History
Last week, the Minority Staff of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce released a document entitled "The Anti-Environment...
Dec 19, 2011 1:37 PM ET