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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Fickle Like the Wind: The Boom-and-Bust Cycle of the Renewable Energy Tax Credit
There are three letters on the minds of those in America's renewable energy sector: PTC. The acronym stands for Production Tax Credit, a critical tax incentive that is set to expire in 2012 unless Congress takes action. Considering the PTC's on-again, off-again status over the years -- and that on matters concerning clean energy investments, Congressional Republicans seem more focused on...
Nov 18, 2011 2:19 PM ET
Innovative Drinking Water Solution for the Developing World
The recent Opportunity Green Conference 2011 in Los Angeles featured an extraordinary presentation by Gaylon White, Director at the Eastman Chemical Company. The company has come up with a very promising social innovation to address the challenge of clean drinking water in the developing world. The company's unique water treatment technology is called HydroPack. The HydroPack is...
Nov 17, 2011 1:23 PM ET
Measuring Sustainability in Gallons of Gasoline
Corporations and individuals face a challenge when they have to decide on the best solutions to improve their sustainability: how to measure with precision their impact on the environment. In order to help solve this problem, Zik Energy Points has developed a qualification system based on the amount of energy consumed over the...
Nov 16, 2011 5:31 PM ET
An Island Sails Towards Sustainability and Self-Sufficiency
The Isle of Wight stretches across 23 miles by 13 miles off the English south coast. It is home to a population of 142,500 people, according to 2008/9 estimates. It is well known for a music festival that takes place annually there, attracting hordes of rock fans and top bands. Now the island wants to become recognized for its aim to become sustainable and self-sufficient in terms of...
Nov 15, 2011 5:30 PM ET
Youth Social Entrepreneurship Course Included in Curriculum in Pakistan
The Youth Entrepreneurship Service (YES) Network, a leading supporter of the involvement of youth in social enterprises in Pakistan, is helping integrate social entrepreneurship training with vocational training courses in the country. It has introduced the concept of social entrepreneurship into the curriculum of 155 institutes of the Punjab Vocational Training Council (PVTC). An...
Nov 14, 2011 4:00 PM ET