Come January, many people strive to better themselves. But what self-improvements can companies undertake? Below we describe five hurdles your organization might face in its… Read More
In theory, adapting to climate change sounds like a good thing for companies to do. But a lack of understanding of the costs of inaction,… Read More
Join a discussion on why consumers buy ethical products, factors they consider, and what this means for firms, communities, and the environment.
Building a business case on good stakeholder relations isn’t a straightforward exercise. Managers must recognize misalignment of perception with reality.
A new study conducted by a Kitchener-based nonprofit set out to answer that question. By intercepting Canadian shoppers outside of retail locations and assessing their in-home inventory, researchers found that the participants who owned and used the least sustainable products and services are university educated, own their homes and live in households with two or more persons.
Encouraging employees to embrace sustainability practices is key for managers eager to adopt more sustainable business practices. There are some simple practices like modeling expected behaviour, educating your team, and tracking and recognizing success that can prove helpful.
Can companies build global supply chains that are competitive yet sustainable? Unilever, one of the world’s leading suppliers of consumer goods, believed so.
The Network for Business Sustainability congratulates Dr. Tima Bansal, Professor, Ivey School of Business; Director, Ivey’s Centre for Building Sustainable Value for being recognized as one of Canada’s Clean50, for her outstanding contribution to clean capitalism.