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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Trade Fair Puts Focus On Sustainable Cities
The challenges and opportunities of urbanization are being discussed at Urbantec, a showcase of "solutions for future living" that started today in Cologne, Germany and goes on until Wednesday, 26 October. The organizers say the event is the first ever independent trade fair to showcase the technologies and trends that will shape...
Oct 26, 2011 2:40 PM ET
Social Innovation: Building a community spirit Herman Miller style
Every now again when writing about social innovation and enterprise you discover something significant and special...I did when I stumbled upon Herman Miller, Inc., a design and technologies services firm with the mission to improve the human experience wherever people work, heal, learn, and live. Herman Miller strives to create 'a better world around you, and does this by encouraging its...
Oct 25, 2011 3:21 PM ET
The Unreasonable Institute for Social Entrepreneurs
Daniel Epstein is the co-founder of an organization with an unlikely name: The Unreasonable Institute. The institute in Boulder, Colorado has a mission to cultivate social entrepreneurs who are keen to solve pressing social problems while making some money too. The Unreasonable Institute offers a six-week program that connects social entrepreneurs with one another, and enables them...
Oct 25, 2011 12:36 PM ET
Solar Innovation: Germany Thinking of Harnessing Greece's Sunshine
As many of us are getting ready for winter, Germany is thinking about sunshine. It is considering a groundbreaking, social innovation 'green' project to harness the sun rays from Greece. If this project goes ahead, it will at the same time be a financial lifeline that debt stricken Greece needs, as it has been affected by the current global economic crisis. The prospect of a German...
Oct 21, 2011 5:04 PM ET
Social Innovation at One of London's Historic Railway Stations
London's historic railway station, Blackfriars Bridge, built in 1886, is undergoing a multi-million pound social innovation 'green makeover, which will turn it into the world's largest solar bridge as more than 4,400 solar panels will be installed above the new station platform. Solar panels are the perfect way for rail operators to cut their carbon footprint; a carbon footprint is the amount...
Oct 19, 2011 12:06 PM ET

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