Take your big idea to implementation by developing a strong vision, seeking different perspectives, and building partnerships.
When does website for a research methods course get 30,000 hits? When the course shows how to make research rigorous and relevant.
Building on local values can transform entrepreneurship. Efforts in the Global South have lessons for the West.
Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) often don’t have the sustainability information needed for action. This report shows how to build knowledge.
When researchers treat practitioners as peers, greater insights result. Arne Carlsen describes how to build relationships with “the other.”
How can businesses offering responsible products and services stand out to consumers? This report presents five strategies.
Researchers are used to collaborating. But working with practitioners on research — and publishing the results — can pose unfamiliar challenges.
Collaborations between researchers and managers can produce insight and impact, but publication can be difficult. Top editors advise on the path to print.
Hear directly from four scholars who have worked with practitioners to co-create knowledge. They share benefits, challenges, and practical tips.
NBS seeks to bridge the gap between research and business practice by providing researchers with resources on how to co-create knowledge with practitioners.
How can researchers co-create knowledge with practitioners? Jean Bartunek describes how different perspectives can spark learning.
Maps help us make sense of our complex world. LCAs can do the same for your business.
Advice on doing research that impacts practice from business school sustainability centre leaders around the world.
Winners of the 2016 Research Impact on Practice Award describe how they developed their work on industrial symbiosis' environmental and economic benefits.
Four-fifths of CEOs are experimenting with alternative business models or thinking of doing so.
Use insights from the NBS Challenges Survey in conjunction with the official report to inform your understanding of top sustainability issues.
This report provides a synthesis of the top seven sustainability issues facing Canadian business in 2016.
For decades, a fashion powerhouse tried improving its supply chain. The more it did, the more it realized it could only be done collectively—as an industry.
“What is a business model?” is a popular opener in business publications. NBS interviews Florian Lüdeke-Freund to learn more.
Railways are part of the Canadian identity. Civic dialogue identified key issues for the Railway Association of Canada's new sustainability strategy.
To demystify the term "social economy," NBS interviewed managers at Insertech and TOHU based in Montreal, Quebec.
TOHU sets the standard for sustainability in a cultural arena. The platform has helped Montreal ascend as the international capital for circus arts.
Insertech repairs and refurbishes IT equipment. It also employs and trains individuals who find it difficult to enter the job market.
This Chilean retailer operates just like any other business. The difference is profits are devoted to social projects.
With Lumni, investors participate in professional and academic advancement students. The goal is to reduce the student's risk while attracting investors.