Research on climate change adaptation focuses on strategic and operational responses to carbon management and reduction and changing climate patterns. While there is a great deal of literature examining business and climate change issues, the number of research articles explicitly examining how businesses actually adapt to climate change is surprisingly small.

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Systematic Review: Climate Change

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Download(s): Systematic Review

This systematic review synthesizes the entire body of research on climate change.

Comprehensive Primer: Climate Change Adaptation

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Download(s): Comprehensive Primer ...

This executive report is a short summary of the NBS’s systematic review on adaptation to climate change.

How an Innovative Insurance Product Helps Clients Weather Climate Change

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The Co-operators has more than $35 billion in assets under administration and two million people insured. Yet, the organization has humble beginnings. It was originally formed… Read More

Bending, not Breaking, with Climate Change

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Accountants are more than bean counters. At Horizon Utilities, they are leaders on climate change adaptation.

MEC’s Data-Driven Sustainability Strategy

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MEC accountants play a core role in climate change adaptation. They provide analysis to underpin key decisions, adding substance to sustainability discussions.

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.

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 7 Sustainability Opportunities for Canadian Business in 2015

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Download(s): 2015 Canadian Opportunities Report

Canadian businesses play a critical role in building resilient economies and communities. This report highlights opportunities for business to take decisive action towards positive change…. Read More

Start Here

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Download(s): Start Here Guide

Sustainability frameworks are useful tools. They provide clarity on risks and responsibilities, and often kick-start a company’s sustainability strategy. But, it can be a challenge… Read More

Climate Change Innovation: 5 Recommendations

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Responding to climate change requires innovation. Dr. Ann Dale and Rob Newell of Royal Roads University provide five tips for companies seeking innovative ways to… Read More

Markets Punish Pollution Control in the Electricity Industry

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A study of 36 publicly-traded utilities reveals that buying emissions-trading permits is more profitable for companies than reducing their actual greenhouse gas emissions. James Kroes… Read More

Weathering the Storm: 4 Steps to Prepare your Company for Climate Change

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Learn four steps your business can take to prepare for an era of extreme climate and weather events.

Top 10 CSR Research Findings of 2012

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From green logistics to employee ethics, NBS present 2012’s most popular Research Insights.

Top 5 Insights from CSR Thought Leaders

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NBS Thought Leaders feature experts offering guidance on sustainable business models for the 21st century. Explore 2012’s most popular Thought Leader posts.


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