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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
Research Insight
July 27, 2010

The authors apply a stakeholder management lens to the recurring question: why do some firms have higher financial performance than others? Researchers...

Pam Laughland
Research Insight
October 31, 2013

A recent analysis of 51 companies in the UK shed light on the growth and effectiveness of joint management-stakeholder committees.

Patrick Callan
Reports and Articles
July 20, 2011

This report summarizes key lessons from NBS's community engagement forum, which brought together representatives from business, government, and academia.

NBS
Reports and Articles
April 13, 2015

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.

NBS
Topic Blog
February 23, 2016

Your organization’s approach to risk assessment is imperfect. But you already knew that.

NBS
Research Insight
July 13, 2010

This study answers two questions: 1) How do firms manage stakeholders to improve their market performance? 2) What competitive benefits can firms obtain by...

NBS
Research Insight
August 30, 2010

This paper examines how interactions among governments, businesses and NGOs in and around UN conferences serve to establish global regulations, such as those...

Lauren Rakowski
Research Insight
November 25, 2013

Following oil spills like the Exxon Valdez, new environmental regulations drove the fastest changes in oil tanker design the industry had ever seen.

Thomas Long
Research Insight
August 30, 2010

How can sustainability knowledge be diffused among colleagues and employees? A number of factors facilitate organizational learning, and the results of the...

Leo Wong
Research Insight
November 7, 2012

Setting environmental targets is great, but the president’s commitment alone is insufficient to achieve them. New research from the French management journal...

Céline Fiorucci
Reports and Articles
October 22, 2012

Case Study: Kal Tire Kal Tire, Canada’s largest independently owned tire dealer, was keen to establish a national partnership with a charitable organization....

NBS
Research Insight
June 15, 2010

While most organizations approach community engagement in a 'transactional' way, the greatest value and competitive advantage is derived from more relational...

Tom Ewart
Research Insight
December 12, 2011

Managers and executives from all industries are now considering whether environmental certifications are right for their business given that many companies...

NBS
Research Insight
June 7, 2013

Family firms have stronger relationships with customers, suppliers and community partners than their publicly-traded counterparts. As CSR activities become...

Lauren Turner
Research Insight
August 30, 2010

This paper examines how attitudes towards learning in the context of inter-organizational collaboration affect how partners interact. The findings suggest...

NBS
Research Insight
June 7, 2010

Good routines help companies ensure stakeholder cooperation. This cooperation is essential for developing capabilities to improve environmental performance....

NBS
Lauren Rakowski