Experts identify pathways to effective reporting, drawing on NBS’s Sustainability Reporting Playbook.
Data analytic tools help financial institutions make sense of ESG data to better assess how sustainability drives firms’ market value.
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.
The Chilean city of Antofagasta is using participatory design to work with companies and government to create a community people want to live in.
Mining firms, government, and the Chilean community of Calama collaborate to develop a sustainable urban development plan.
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.
Learn which of the four strategic planning approaches will help your business build a shared vision for a sustainable future.
Planning for the future is essential to leadership. So how can businesses engage in strategic planning to create a shared vision for a sustainable future?
Railways are part of the Canadian identity. Civic dialogue identified key issues for the Railway Association of Canada's new sustainability strategy.
To demystify the term "social economy," NBS interviewed managers at Insertech and TOHU based in Montreal, Quebec.
TOHU sets the standard for sustainability in a cultural arena. The platform has helped Montreal ascend as the international capital for circus arts.
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.
This primer explains the concept of social capital and why and how it should be measured.
There is much to learn from looking at relationships. Here's what one South African company found.
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.
How social activism can make stakeholders worry, and turn into real financial loss—to the tune of tens of millions.
NBS’s Montréal office meets with its council of small and medium-sized enterprises to discuss their sustainability priorities.
Renewable energy can seem a peaceful landscape of sun and wind: but different technologies are busily competing. Joern Hoppmann explains why some triumph.
Social media has a different role with sustainability than within sales and marketing. Research identifies its value in augmenting sustainability dialogue.