How can managers make the business case for sustainability?

Instituting a corporate social responsibility plan into your business does create value, according to 30 years of reputable research. Most management studies find a positive relationship between sustainability investments and financial performance.

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Systematic Review: Valuing Business Sustainability

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63 per cent of studies reveal positive correlation between sustainability and financial performance.

Executive Report: Valuing Business Sustainability

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Measure the value of sustainable business activities using the tools and framework of metrics in this introductory guide.

Two Ways Sustainability Drives Access to Capital

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If your sustainability strategy is weak, don’t be surprised if your firm has to jump through hoops to secure funds. A strong strategy breaks down barriers.

Putting Climate Change on the Books 

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Accountants are vital to helping organizations account and prepare for climate change. At TransLink, the finance team has responsibility for sustainability. At other organizations, finance teams may be new to the topic. Staff at TransLink offer their advice.

Climate Change Finance Frontiers

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Learn how FNA identified the risks and looked for opportunities in the face of climate change.

On the Frontline of Climate Change

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When Jennifer Ash, CMA, arrived at the office one Monday morning in the fall of 2014, her boss, John Gunter, shared the news he had… Read More

The Social Economy: From IT to the Circus, Building Community and Commerce

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“Social economy.” It’s a term we increasingly hear in media, business and certainly the academic sphere. Yet, its meaning is not always clear.  Social economy… Read More

Pay Inequality Among Social Enterpreneurs?

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Research suggests that even when women get the opportunity to dictate their own pay—such as within their own social enterprises—they still settle for less.

House of Culture & Convergence

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In the late 90s, Cirque du Soleil, En Piste and the National Circus School wanted to create a platform for circus arts. As key organizations… Read More

How Insertech Sets High Standards for Social Enterprises

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Even motivated individuals can find themselves down on their luck. Perhaps they immigrated to a new community in which their skillset doesn’t match the labour… Read More

Latin American B Corp Sustainability Challenges 2015

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To explore challenges facing B Corps, NBS gathered 22 Empresas B from Chile, Argentina and Colombia to form the first Latin American B Corp council.

Chilean Business Sustainability Challenges 2015

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As Chile’s economy progresses, the need to address pressing sustainability issues becomes greater. Our economy largely depends on the exploitation of natural resources. History says… Read More

The Greater the Risk, The Harder the Fall

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How social activism can make stakeholders worry, and turn into real financial loss—to the tune of tens of millions.

Pathways to Change

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This report identifies eight key challenges facing South African managers and opportunities for researchers to contribute implementable guidance.


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