Environmentally risky firms must pay higher interest rates to banks and higher returns to shareholders.
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.
Socially responsible branding can humanize companies. It has a leg up on conventional positioning strategies. So where do green products fit in this?
“What is a business model?” is a popular opener in business publications. NBS interviews Florian Lüdeke-Freund to learn more.
How can academics engage effectively in public and political discourse? At a 2015 conference, experts described how and why academics should reach out.
Businesses can lead and participate in societal discussions of complex, uncertain issues. NBS research presents a decision tree to guide your choice.
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.
Animaná connects those at the start of the value chain – artisans, weavers, small-scale farmers – to those at the end – designers, companies, consumers.
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...
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.
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.
There is much to learn from looking at relationships. Here's what one South African company found.
The report highlights NBS's continued reach, impact, and growing interest in business sustainability resources.
Ten Chilean companies gathered in August 2014 to discuss, question, identify, and prioritize sustainability challenges.
This report signals a shift in our perception of the role sustainability plays in Canadian business.
Corporate leaders, politicians, and the general public have all been accused of short-termism.
This report identifies eight key challenges facing South African managers and opportunities for researchers to contribute implementable guidance.
Not all auditors are equal: Discover the key qualities of trustworthy auditors, as identified by leading researchers.
NBS’s Montréal office meets with its council of small and medium-sized enterprises to discuss their sustainability priorities.
Renewable energy can seem a peaceful landscape of sun and wind: but different technologies are busily competing. Joern Hoppmann explains why some triumph.