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March 27, 2019

What is your official job description at NBS? I support many of NBS's digital communication activities, particularly the technical aspects. You can find me...

Reports and Articles
March 25, 2019

“I’m drawn to people who think differently,” says Chelsea Hicks-Webster, NBS operations manager. As Chelsea completed her graduate training in...

Reports and Articles
March 19, 2019

When academics and practitioners work together on research, there’s no standard template to follow. Two innovative projects provide models.

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Reports and Articles
March 13, 2019

It sounds simple — one business’s waste becomes another’s input. But the reality is challenging. Three case studies provide best practices.

Samuli Patala
Reports and Articles
March 7, 2019

Q: What’s your role at NBS?  I’m digital engagement coordinator, which means that I help disseminate what we're doing. And I look for ways we can engage...

Reports and Articles
February 9, 2019

Impact investing and green bonds can fuel your company’s sustainability action

Rod Lohin
Reports and Articles
January 31, 2019

Communicating is difficult in a hectic, divided world. Experts discuss how sustainability information can make it through the noise.

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January 13, 2019

Garima Sharma leads NBS’s co-creation initiative. Co-creation brings managers and researchers together to develop resources based on their collective...

Reports and Articles
January 13, 2019

A summer forestry job as an undergraduate sparked Marie-France Turcotte’s interest in sustainable business. “I was working in a clearcutting site,” she...

Reports and Articles
January 13, 2019

When Maya moved in 2013 from London, Canada to a rural Ohio community for her husband’s job, she found herself out of her comfort zone. “Our town has 5,000...

Reports and Articles
January 13, 2019

Tima Bansal was not always interested in sustainability. Her early academic training was as an economist. But, when she returned to do her PhD work at the...

Reports and Articles
January 12, 2019

Carole Leblond, Manager of REDD, NBS’s Francophone office in Montreal, grew up in Northern Quebec. “I started my life in my community trying to make the...

Reports and Articles
December 17, 2018

Co-creating research with managers can increase public confidence in findings — but requires careful balance.

Garima Sharma
Reports and Articles
December 11, 2018

Seek employees with environmental experience, business training (over law) and exposure to social trends.

Judith Walls
Reports and Articles
November 24, 2018

Think like a journalist to bring your insights to a broader audience. Editors at Harvard Business Review and The Conversation provide advice. With video.

NBS
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November 18, 2018

Network for Business Sustainability members identify their top challenges, from effective individual action to systems change.

Chelsea Hicks-Webster
Reports and Articles
October 27, 2018

Environmental action faces new obstacles. Overcoming them will take everyone’s involvement.

Maya Fischhoff
Reports and Articles
October 27, 2018

Innovation is the key to reducing fossil fuel emissions. A study of the oil sands identifies two paths forward.

Sylvia Grewatsch
Tima Bansal
Joel Gehman
Reports and Articles
October 21, 2018

Logic models let organizations — including B-school sustainability centres — understand whether they are meeting goals.

NBS
Reports and Articles
October 18, 2018

Your centre is doing important work. Branding can make your contribution shine.

NBS
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September 22, 2018

New tools help students communicate better. Faculty and staff can use them as well.

NBS
Reports and Articles
September 22, 2018

Serious games provide a new way to learn about complex systems. MIT's David Keith describes how instructors can "drive the future."

NBS
Reports and Articles
September 22, 2018

Moving away from traditional research methods can feel like entering uncharted waters. Four scholars describe what you may find.

Garima Sharma
Maya Fischhoff
Reports and Articles
September 18, 2018

Social and environmental action can improve the performance of small and medium enterprises (SMEs). This report shows how to find the value.

Marie-France Turcotte
REDD
Reports and Articles
August 18, 2018

Bring sustainability into the business school mainstream by aligning with schools' existing practices: technical, political, and cultural.

Jeremy Moon
Rieneke Slager