When AGL Energy shifted from coal to renewables, politicians attacked. Here's why firms must engage stakeholders in high-stakes environmental decisions.
A new model for community relations puts a new emphasis on territory. Use this primer to drive sustainability in communities where your firm operates.
Apply collaborative community development to boost the social legitimacy of your firm and drive regional sustainability in communities where you operate.
For decades, a fashion powerhouse tried improving its supply chain. The more it did, the more it realized it could only be done collectively—as an industry.
New research places business leaders at the centre of management innovation, providing inspiration for researchers and leadership for fellow practitioners.
Research suggests norms for political correctness can positively effect workplace creativity by sharpening an individual’s contribution to a group.
With 150 certified B Corps, Latin America is the fastest growing B Corp region outside of North America. This report explores challenges facing Empresas B.
Ten Chilean companies gathered in August 2014 to discuss, question, identify, and prioritize sustainability challenges.
This report signals a shift in our perception of the role sustainability plays in Canadian business.
This comprehensive review describes what social capital is, how it is measured, and the value it provides to individuals, organisations and communities.
“It’s not what you know but who you know.” This guide shows how businesses can make social capital part of their decision-making and reporting.
Research demonstrates that it can be more valuable to send infrequent, loaded reports to investors.
NBS’s Montréal office meets with its council of small and medium-sized enterprises to discuss their sustainability priorities.
Social media has a different role with sustainability than within sales and marketing. Research identifies its value in augmenting sustainability dialogue.
Research provides a strategy marketers can use to increase conservation behaviour. The key to success? Properly combine the right elements in your message.
Conversations about sustainability need shared understanding to move from rhetoric to effective, collective action. Civic dialogue allows that to happen.
Solving sustainability challenges requires engaging society. This briefing identifies how both business and society can benefit from civic dialogue.
Business can help citizens become informed, inspired, and engaged in a national dialogue about sustainability.
NBS presents the most popular Thought Leader posts from 2013.
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.
In 1996, Greenpeace prompted a boycott of PVC packaging. While a PR campaign to counter was tempting, staff at Hydro Polymers sought a long-term strategy.
Ethical luxury cannot be branded in a fiscal quarter.
Businesses can cut costs, motivate employees, enhance reputation and increase sales — while helping the environment, employees, and community.
NBS, working with researcher Dr. Tom Webler, is developing resources to enable businesses to engage in civic dialogue.