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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Eggshells: The Next Innovative Frontier to Bioplastics
Bioplastics is a booming business these days, especially in Europe, where the industry that brought us things like biogradable dishes and recyclable plastic is positioned to grow by more than 300 percent by 2018. Made from renewable sources like...
Jun 6, 2016 8:00 AM ET
Investors Step Up Commitment to Animal Welfare
Animal welfare is an increasingly important CSR issue and it’s just moved even more to the center of the corporate conversation on the topic. 18 institutional investors, who represent £1.5 trillion in assets under management, have become the founding signatories to the first investor statement on farm animal welfare. The signatories of the...
Jun 3, 2016 8:00 AM ET
Sustainability Critical to Future Business Growth: IEMA Report
Leading companies increasingly recognize the importance of embedding sustainability into their business models. However, professionals seeking sustainability outcomes face certain barriers. Return-on-investment rules are a long-standing challenge, and overcoming them requires positive engagement with finance teams. Presenting a strong business case is another key challenge, requiring creative...
Jun 2, 2016 8:00 AM ET
It’s ‘Moral Time’ to Close the Gender Pay Gap
The issue of pay and gender equality is high on the international news agenda. Actress Robin Wright recently demanded to be paid the same as co-star Kevin Spacey for her work on Netflix’ hit series, ‘House of Cards’. Wright joins a growing group of women in Hollywood who are becoming more vocal on the issue of equal pay. Last year, Jennifer Lawrence drew widespread attention for speaking up...
Jun 1, 2016 8:00 AM ET
German Mellow Boards Takes ​Sustainable ​E-Mobility to the Next Level
Germany is a country whose population is highly educated on​, ​and committed to​,​ environmental issues. It is also a country of ingenious minds, ​and sometimes these two aspects of the culture converge, as is the case with ​the folks at Hamburg-based Mellow Boards, a posse of skateboarding engineers who devised a e-mobility engine that can be installed under any skateboard. The project...
May 18, 2016 8:00 AM ET