Topic: Stakeholders

Understanding stakeholder engagement means understanding the relationship between an organization and its stakeholders. Over the years, various types of multi-stakeholder partnerships and initiatives have been formed. They create social value, solve complex problems and establish new norms of practice. The purpose of this blog is to provide valuable insights on approaches to community engagement around environmental concerns.

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Game of Loans: Opposing Management Strategies in Microfinance

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Managers come in all shapes and sizes. Is there a management strategy that yields the best results? Should managers define rules and practices, expecting collaborators to follow […] ... Read More »

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Civic Dialogue

How to Engage in Civic Dialogue: A Best Practices Guide for Business

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This project answers the question: How can businesses help citizens become informed, inspired and engaged in a national dialogue about sustainability? This detailed guide, intended for […] ... Read More »

Civic Dialogues on Sustainability: A Business Briefing

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This project answers the question: How can businesses help citizens become informed, inspired and engaged in a national dialogue about sustainability? This briefing, intended for business […] ... Read More »

A Dialogue about Sustainability in Canada’s Railway Sector

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In 2014, NBS released its report on civic dialogue, describing how businesses can support national dialogues on sustainability. The Railway Association of Canada (RAC), a […] ... Read More »

Latin American B Corp Sustainability Challenges 2015

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Latin America has produced a fertile crop of B Corp enterprises. With about 150 certified B Corps across six countries, the continent is the fastest […] ... Read More »
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Engagement

Systematic Review: Stakeholder Engagement

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This systematic review synthesizes the entire body of research on stakeholder engagement. ... Read More »

Executive Report: Stakeholder Engagement

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This report is designed to help executives and directors in community and public relations identify and develop a strong strategy for engaging with their community. ... 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 »

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 »
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Partnerships

Systematic Review: Sustainability through Partnerships

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Collaboration is one of the keys for unlocking sustainability, with leaders from all sectors of society agreeing that that solving environmental and social challenges requires […] ... Read More »

Executive Report: Sustainability through Partnerships

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Collaboration is one of the keys to sustainability. Leaders from all sectors agree: solving environmental and social challenges requires unparalleled cooperation. So which best practices […] ... Read More »

Better Late! Than Never

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Great minds think alike. Right? Though seemingly exclusive, business strategies and social initiatives often emerge from a combined process. This crucial understanding helped form Late!, first […] ... Read More »

Good is the New Black

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“Luxury is in each detail.” The words of Hubert de Givenchy, fashion designer and founder of the House of Givenchy, ring true. In fashion, details […] ... Read More »
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Social Capital

Systematic Review: Measuring and Valuing Social Capital

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Recently, the value of relationships has been foregrounded in the integrated reporting movement.  The guidance provided by the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) suggests that […] ... Read More »

Executive Report: Measuring and Valuing Social Capital

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Recently, the value of relationships has been foregrounded in the integrated reporting movement.  The guidance provided by the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) suggests that […] ... Read More »

NBS-SA Research on Innovative Business Models

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In this interview, Florian Lüdeke-Freund discusses his scientific inquiry into sustainable and innovative business models. This research project was initiated after the NBS-SA Leadership Council asked, “How […] ... 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 »
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Social Change

Systematic Review: Business-Driven Social Change

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About the Report The most comprehensive and credible evidence to date on business-driven social change. Systematic review of 123 applied and academic studies from 1992 to […] ... Read More »

Executive Report: Driving Social Change

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“How can companies help change people’s behaviour in order to benefit society?”   Based on 123 leading academic and industry sources from 1992 to 2012, […] ... Read More »

NBS-SA Research on Innovative Business Models

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In this interview, Florian Lüdeke-Freund discusses his scientific inquiry into sustainable and innovative business models. This research project was initiated after the NBS-SA Leadership Council asked, “How […] ... Read More »

Better Late! Than Never

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Great minds think alike. Right? Though seemingly exclusive, business strategies and social initiatives often emerge from a combined process. This crucial understanding helped form Late!, first […] ... Read More »
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