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August 17, 2012

Done effectively, sustainability reporting builds trust and curates strong relationships with important stakeholders – including employees. 

Irene Herremans
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May 14, 2012

We’re pleased Joe Arvai's second blog in his three-part series has been posted on the Guardian Sustainable Business Blog. Joe is the co-author of NBS’s...

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April 4, 2012

Joe Arvai is invited by the Guardian Sustainable Business blog to contribute a series on thinking fast and slow: how our minds make us behave sustainably.

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March 28, 2012

"We’ve created a network of unlikely collaborators..." says Leadership Council member, Peter MacConnachie.

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January 13, 2012

This report presents key business sustainability challenges for 2012 that firms should watch for – and proactively address.

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December 15, 2011

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November 11, 2011

A new study conducted by a Kitchener-based nonprofit set out to answer that question. By intercepting Canadian shoppers outside of retail locations and assessing their in-home inventory, researchers found that the participants who owned and used the least sustainable products and services are university educated, own their homes and live in households with two or more persons.

Jessica Kilcoyne
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November 8, 2011

Helping Canadian SMEs adopt sustainable business practices by connecting business leaders with academinc experts You will find in this section the different...

REDD
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October 31, 2011

Encouraging employees to embrace sustainability practices is key for managers eager to adopt more sustainable business practices. There are some simple practices like modeling expected behaviour, educating your team, and tracking and recognizing success that can prove helpful.

Jessica Kilcoyne
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September 6, 2011

With increasing urbanization, cement serves quite literally as the foundation of the building boom. Cement is an important driver of economic progress in...

Tima Bansal
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August 22, 2011

Whether you’re looking for Sustainability 101 or cutting-edge research, this top 10 list will get you started.

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July 20, 2011

Opportunities for managers to make the case for sustainability to senior management are rare. Prepare for those rare opportunities with this forum report.

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July 20, 2011

This report summarizes key lessons from NBS's community engagement forum, which brought together representatives from business, government, and academia.

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July 7, 2011

View all NBS reports on knowledge priorities for business sustainability.

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May 25, 2011

Consumers have unrealized power to influence their consumption choices. Experts discuss how to steer consumers towards responsible choices. 

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April 29, 2011

When uncertainty exists, the tendency is to do nothing. Avoid the paralysis of inaction that will leave your firm unprepared for extreme climate events. 

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January 5, 2011

This represents the fourth instalment of the Challenges report. Here, we present the top sustainability challenges in Canada as identified by stakeholders. 

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June 30, 2010

NBS and Canadian Business for Social Responsibility present a five-part framework to help businesses embed sustainability into their organizational culture.

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January 11, 2010

Evidence shows recent graduates want to work for sustainable, responsible organizations.

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January 5, 2010

This represents the third instalment of the Challenges report. Here, we present the top seven sustainability challenges as identified by our stakeholders.

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January 5, 2009

This marks the second instalment of the Challenges report. Our stakeholders identified nine sustainability issues, which we present here. 

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January 5, 2008

At the inaugural meeting for the NBS Leadership Council, 10 priorities were identified as the key sustainability priorities for Canadian business for 2007/8....

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