By the nature of its business, Canadian insurer, The Co-operators, is acutely aware of climate change impacts. Here's how it helps communities prepare.
Accountants are more than bean counters. At Horizon Utilities, they are leaders on climate change adaptation.
Accountants play a core role in climate change adaptation. They provide analysis to underpin key decisions, adding substance to sustainability discussions.
At TransLink, finance is responsible for sustainability. Sustainability efforts such as climate change adaptation are embedded throughout the organization.
Each carbon pricing strategy has advocates. Knowing the differences — and similarities — between cap-and-trade and a carbon tax help businesses benefit.
Learn how accountants can plan for and adapt to climate change.
Learn how Frontiers North Adventures, a Canadian travel company, identified the risks and looked for opportunities in the face of climate change.
This Canadian travel company has a two-part climate change adaptation strategy: (1) operational optimization and (2) identification of future opportunities.
This report signals a shift in our perception of the role sustainability plays in Canadian business.
Sustainability frameworks are useful tools, but can be a challenge to navigate. This guide helps small producing mining companies navigate them.
People may disagree on climate change causes and actions. But framing the issue as risk management can bring everyone to the table.
Dr. Ann Dale and Rob Newell of Royal Roads University provide five tips for companies seeking innovative ways to address climate change.
A study of 36 publicly-traded utilities reveals buying emissions permits is more profitable for companies than reducing their greenhouse gas emissions.
The modern corporation — larger than most governments — is perhaps the best hope we have to grand problems. But business can't do it alone.
Learn four steps your business can take to prepare for an era of extreme climate and weather events.
From green logistics to employee ethics, NBS present 2012's most popular Research Insights.
Explore 2012’s most popular Thought Leader posts.
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Research proposes three ways small and medium enterprises (SMEs) can tackle ISO 14001 certification.
Firms that take tangible action to improve sustainability generate greater investor interest than companies that simply set targets.
To a large degree, the public is scientifically illiterate. And that illiteracy is driving the social debate over climate change.
When uncertainty exists, the tendency is to do nothing. Avoid the paralysis of inaction that will leave your firm unprepared for extreme climate events.
Data quality needs to improve. But carbon disclosure and reporting continues to attract attention from the public, media, government, and business alike.
The primer is designed for professionals with limited experience in CSR who want to learn about the effects of climate change on business.
Research shows that deregulation offers competitive advantage and increases green power in the U.S. electrical utility industry.