View all NBS reports on knowledge priorities for business sustainability.
Business Sustainability Priorities in 2016
Public Policy & Climate Change (access previous research)
Collaborating for Sustainability (access previous research)
Respecting Aboriginal Rights
Measuring & Reporting Sustainability
Sustaining Sustainability Programs (learn about the Embedding Project)
Educating Consumers (access previous research)
Creating a Long-term Orientation (access previous research)
Business Challenges for Sustainability
Top Challenge Statement: Canadian firms need to play a greater role in decarbonizing the economy and building resilience to climate impacts. To do so, they need consistent, flexible, and predictable policies that foster emission reductions without compromising firm competitiveness.
Changing the System
Further Research Required
Due to resource limitations, NBS can address only up to three business sustainability challenges each year. We strongly encourage management researchers to undertake their own projects on the remaining issues. Please let us know about your work.
If you’re an academic:
If you are investigating one of the above research questions, NBS may be able to connect you with collaborators, company access, funding, or teaching resources.
If you’re a manager:
If you want additional evidence on sustainability issues, NBS can connect you with researchers in your area of interest.