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May 19, 2015

Businesses can lead and participate in societal discussions of complex, uncertain issues. NBS research presents a decision tree to guide your choice.

Maya Fischhoff
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May 19, 2015

Railways are part of the Canadian identity. Civic dialogue identified key issues for the Railway Association of Canada's new sustainability strategy.

Maya Fischhoff
Reports and Articles
April 28, 2015

To demystify the term "social economy," NBS interviewed managers at Insertech and TOHU based in Montreal, Quebec.

REDD
Reports and Articles
April 28, 2015

TOHU sets the standard for sustainability in a cultural arena. The platform has helped Montreal ascend as the international capital for circus arts.

Pamela Carpio
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April 28, 2015

Insertech repairs and refurbishes IT equipment. It also employs and trains individuals who find it difficult to enter the job market.

Pamela Carpio
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April 14, 2015

This Chilean retailer operates just like any other business. The difference is profits are devoted to social projects.

NBS
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April 14, 2015

With Lumni, investors participate in professional and academic advancement students. The goal is to reduce the student's risk while attracting investors.

NBS
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April 14, 2015

Animaná connects those at the start of the value chain – artisans, weavers, small-scale farmers – to those at the end – designers, companies, consumers.

Kevin Hurren
Tara Hadler
Reports and Articles
April 14, 2015

The rise of certified Latin American B Corps is noteworthy. Sistema B wants to help southern B Corps achieve scale and impact. The B Corps of Sistema B The...

Kevin Hurren
Tara Hadler
Reports and Articles
April 14, 2015

The B Lab is more than a certifying body. It is a platform for companies (B Corps) to contribute to – not just profit from – community and environment.

Kevin Hurren
Tara Hadler
Reports and Articles
April 13, 2015

With 150 certified B Corps, Latin America is the fastest growing B Corp region outside of North America. This report explores challenges facing Empresas B.

NBS
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March 23, 2015

There is much to learn from looking at relationships. Here's what one South African company found.

NBS
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January 30, 2015

The report highlights NBS's continued reach, impact, and growing interest in business sustainability resources.

NBS
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January 26, 2015

Ten Chilean companies gathered in August 2014 to discuss, question, identify, and prioritize sustainability challenges.

NBS
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January 22, 2015

This report signals a shift in our perception of the role sustainability plays in Canadian business.

NBS
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December 16, 2014

Corporate leaders, politicians, and the general public have all been accused of short-termism.

Maya Fischhoff
Reports and Articles
November 26, 2014

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

NBS
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November 17, 2014

Not all auditors are equal: Discover the key qualities of trustworthy auditors, as identified by leading researchers.

Maya Fischhoff
Reports and Articles
October 20, 2014

NBS’s Montréal office meets with its council of small and medium-sized enterprises to discuss their sustainability priorities.

REDD
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September 29, 2014

Renewable energy can seem a peaceful landscape of sun and wind: but different technologies are busily competing. Joern Hoppmann explains why some triumph.

Emily Joldersma
Reports and Articles
July 21, 2014

The magnitude of the food waste problem presents significant opportunities for business. 

NBS
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July 21, 2014

Turn food waste into a multi-billion dollar opportunity.

Tara Hadler
Reports and Articles
June 4, 2014

NBS makes leading research on business sustainability publicly available to professionals. This online portal makes things even easier. 

Tara Hadler
Reports and Articles
May 12, 2014

NBS grew activities and impact substantially in 2013. Here are the highlights of this growth in our 2013 Activity Report.

NBS
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April 15, 2014

Sustainability frameworks are useful tools, but can be a challenge to navigate. This guide helps small producing mining companies navigate them.

Lindsay McIvor