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June 4, 2014

NBS makes leading research on business sustainability publicly available to professionals. This online portal makes things even easier. 

Tara Hadler
Research Insight
June 30, 2010

This paper highlights how managers form effective partnerships between business, government and non-profits to address social issues. Successful partnerships...

Lauren Rakowski
Reports and Articles
September 4, 2013

Differentiating products and lowering prices isn't enough. Maintaining a competitive edge involves your firm’s ability to partner up and change status quo.

Lauren Turner
Reports and Articles
January 20, 2014

Take a lesson from a baby carrot – and capitalize on food waste reduction by adopting these strategies.

Tara Hadler
Reports and Articles
February 3, 2014

This report points to critical sustainability issues, providing signposts to best practices and knowledge, to enable long-term success of Canadian business.

NBS
Reports and Articles
October 31, 2013

Business leaders in South Africa identify a need for research on creating a shared vision for a sustainable future and social capital.

NBS
Case Study
September 12, 2016

The Chilean city of Antofagasta is using participatory design to work with companies and government to create a community people want to live in.

Verónica Devenin
Case Study
August 15, 2016

Mining firms, government, and the Chilean community of Calama collaborate to develop a sustainable urban development plan.

Verónica Devenin
Research Insight
August 18, 2014

Social media has a different role with sustainability than within sales and marketing. Research identifies its value in augmenting sustainability dialogue.

Danielle Offenbacher
Tara Hadler
Reports and Articles
October 31, 2013

NBS, working with researcher Dr. Tom Webler, is developing resources to enable businesses to engage in civic dialogue.

Maya Fischhoff
Reports and Articles
January 26, 2015

Ten Chilean companies gathered in August 2014 to discuss, question, identify, and prioritize sustainability challenges.

NBS
Reports and Articles
May 10, 2013

NBS regularly spotlights key sustainability issues for business leaders. These issues have been identified by NBS’s Leadership Council, a group of Canadian...

Ben Bradshaw
Reports and Articles
April 28, 2015

To demystify the term "social economy," NBS interviewed managers at Insertech and TOHU based in Montreal, Quebec.

REDD
Reports and Articles
June 20, 2013

A Conversation with Dr. Ann Dale In 2013, NBS’s Leadership Council identified civic dialogue as critical to sustainability. Civic dialogues are organized...

Maya Fischhoff
Research Insight
June 16, 2014

Learn to set your company-community relationship to "just right."

Gareth Everard
Research Insight
March 31, 2014

New research from MIT suggests three things your company can do to generate profit from sustainability activities.

Lauren Turner
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
Research Insight
February 17, 2012

The voluntary actions taken by businesses to improve the social conditions of stakeholders, such as giving to charities or improving employee working...

Thomas Long
Research Insight
July 14, 2010

This study investigates the processes underlying how business and nonprofit partnerships form. The authors identify the challenges faced by managers at each...

NBS
Reports and Articles
July 22, 2013

As an engineer, Tom Webler knew how materials would respond to certain conditions. As a sociologist, he is dedicated to involving citizens in public policy.

Maya Fischhoff