Find multi-stakeholder partnerships in Canada, the US or Western Europe challenging? Companies in countries shattered by conflict, widespread poverty and weak government face even greater partnering challenges. Here, I share their experience and the implications for all partnership activities.
“Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.” – Voltaire How much pollution is generated? How many acres have been deforested? How… Read More
Business has shaped southern Africa; now it can help the region move forward. Dr. Ralph Hamann describes business’s past and envisions its future.
How can we change the world? In this Thought Leadership post, Dr. Sandra Waddock (Boston College) describes key steps to making a difference, drawing on her study of pivotal figures in… Read More
The Brundtland report shaped the field of sustainability — but key insights are now forgotten. In this Thought Leadership post, Dr. Nigel Roome (Vlerick Business School… Read More
Canada’s oil sands companies are collaborating to improve environmental impact. Gordon Lambert (Suncor) describes how a competitive industry came together.
Dr. John Sterman, a world leader in the field of system dynamics, identifies how businesses can incorporate systems thinking.
With “mega-infrastructure” projects environmental harm can seem inevitable. Dr. Francisco Dallmeier describes how to study and protect biodiversity.
NBS Thought Leaders offer guidance on sustainable business models for the 21st century. Thought Leaders are leading academics and practitioners: world experts on sustainability issues…. Read More