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Case Study
September 12, 2016

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.

Sakis Kotsantonis
NBS
Case Study
August 10, 2016

Accountants are more than bean counters. At Horizon Utilities, they are leaders on climate change adaptation.  

S. Jeff Birchall
NBS
Case Study
February 23, 2016

Accountants play a core role in climate change adaptation. They provide analysis to underpin key decisions, adding substance to sustainability discussions.

S. Jeff Birchall
Case Study
October 8, 2015

At TransLink, finance is responsible for sustainability. Sustainability efforts such as climate change adaptation are embedded throughout the organization.

S. Jeff Birchall
Elin Williams
NBS
Thought Leaders
August 10, 2015

Each carbon pricing strategy has advocates. Knowing the differences — and similarities — between cap-and-trade and a carbon tax help businesses benefit.

EcoFiscal
News and Events
June 8, 2015

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

NBS
Case Study
June 8, 2015

Learn how Frontiers North Adventures, a Canadian travel company, identified the risks and looked for opportunities in the face of climate change.

NBS
Case Study
June 8, 2015

This Canadian travel company has a two-part climate change adaptation strategy: (1) operational optimization and (2) identification of future opportunities.

Sakis Kotsantonis
KKS Advice
Elin Williams
Reports and Articles
January 22, 2015

This report signals a shift in our perception of the role sustainability plays in Canadian business.

NBS
Reports and Articles
April 15, 2014

Sustainability frameworks are useful tools, but can be a challenge to navigate. This guide helps small producing mining companies navigate them.

Lindsay McIvor
Article
October 30, 2013

People may disagree on climate change causes and actions. But framing the issue as risk management can bring everyone to the table.

NBS
Reports and Articles
July 8, 2013

Dr. Ann Dale and Rob Newell of Royal Roads University provide five tips for companies seeking innovative ways to address climate change.

NBS
Research Insight
June 24, 2013

A study of 36 publicly-traded utilities reveals buying emissions permits is more profitable for companies than reducing their greenhouse gas emissions.

Thomas Long
Thought Leaders
January 31, 2013

The modern corporation — larger than most governments — is perhaps the best hope we have to grand problems. But business can't do it alone. 

Judy Samuelson
Reports and Articles
January 31, 2013

Learn four steps your business can take to prepare for an era of extreme climate and weather events. 

Jonatan Pinkse
Frederica Gasbarro
Reports and Articles
January 18, 2013

From green logistics to employee ethics, NBS present 2012's most popular Research Insights. 

Jessica Kilcoyne
Reports and Articles
January 4, 2013

Explore 2012’s most popular Thought Leader posts.

NBS
Research Insight
December 7, 2012

What do a tire company, yogurt company, and luxury goods producer have in common? Five practices to reduce waste, improve reputation, and increase revenues.

Marie Demode
Research Insight
September 28, 2012

Research proposes three ways small and medium enterprises (SMEs) can tackle ISO 14001 certification.

Céline Fiorucci
Research Insight
August 31, 2012

Firms that take tangible action to improve sustainability generate greater investor interest than companies that simply set targets.

Lisa Richmond
Thought Leaders
January 16, 2012

To a large degree, the public is scientifically illiterate. And that illiteracy is driving the social debate over climate change. 

Andrew Hoffman
Executive Report
December 16, 2011

Policy makers face critical and complex questions. This report is designed to help decision-makers develop and advise on environmental policy.

NBS
Reports and Articles
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. 

NBS
Research Insight
December 20, 2010

Data quality needs to improve. But carbon disclosure and reporting continues to attract attention from the public, media, government, and business alike. 

Jason Winders
Primer
November 30, 2010

The primer is designed for professionals with limited experience in CSR who want to learn about the effects of climate change on business. 

Stephen Hill