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Research Insight
September 12, 2016

If your sustainability strategy is weak, don't be surprised if your firm has to jump through hoops to secure funds. A strong strategy breaks down barriers.

Lauren Turner
Article
January 25, 2016

Environmentally risky firms must pay higher interest rates to banks and higher returns to shareholders.

Lauren Turner
News and Events
June 8, 2015

Learn how accountants can plan for and adapt to climate change.

NBS
Reports and Articles
January 3, 2014

Want to start 2014 with a win? Make better business decisions immediately with our list of the 10 most popular research findings of the past year.

Tara Hadler
Article
September 5, 2013

Adopting an EMS isn't just good for the environment. Firms with an EMS show an astonishing 16 per cent productivity boost. Why? More training and connections.

NBS
Topic Blog
July 10, 2013

The Q Ratio, often called Tobin's q, is a ratio comparing a public company’s market value to its book (or total asset) value. Learn why it's helpful.

Lauren Turner
Video
June 24, 2013

Researcher John Peloza demonstrates how CSR yields financial reward using best-in-class research.

Lauren Turner
Research Insight
April 15, 2013

Your company’s environmental track record will strongly influence whether or not people blame you when things go wrong. 

Patrick Callan
Topic Blog
January 31, 2013

Data on the connection between sustainable business practices and financial performance is maturing rapidly in two ways.

John Peloza
Research Insight
January 18, 2013

Dabbling in CSR is the path to mediocre performance, according to new research. So go all in. 

Lisa Richmond
Topic Blog
October 18, 2012

What are the best metrics for determining social impact? Share specific examples from your own experience. 

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Topic Blog
September 28, 2012

Correlation of high sustainability with higher financial performance is not new. What is new? Researchers have uncovered cultural markers for the link.

John Peloza
Topic Blog
April 16, 2012

Leverage the desire to present a positive image to others.

John Peloza
Topic Blog
February 28, 2012

Sustainability decisions range from routine (switching off lights, recycling) to highly complex (reclaiming land, making large procurement decisions).  ...

Pam Laughland
Topic Blog
February 13, 2012

Research shows sustainability's 'warm glow' wanes in tough economic times. How can managers respond to these changes in consumer behaviour?

John Peloza
Topic Blog
January 12, 2012

Come January, many people strive to better themselves. But what self-improvements can companies undertake? Below we describe five hurdles your organization...

Bushra Tobah
Topic Blog
November 22, 2011

Building a business case on good stakeholder relations isn't a straightforward exercise. Managers must recognize misalignment of perception with reality.

John Peloza
Executive Report
June 25, 2010

Measure the value of sustainable business activities using the tools and framework of metrics in this introductory guide.

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Systematic Review
June 25, 2010

Read the systematic review and synthesis of 159 studies spanning 30 years of research to discover the tools to value sustainable business activities.

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