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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
Primer
March 24, 2015

This primer explains the concept of social capital and why and how it should be measured.

NBS
Reports and Articles
March 23, 2015

There is much to learn from looking at relationships. Here's what one South African company found.

NBS
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
January 22, 2015

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

NBS
Research Insight
December 15, 2014

How social activism can make stakeholders worry, and turn into real financial loss—to the tune of tens of millions.

Lauren Turner
Reports and Articles
October 20, 2014

NBS’s Montréal office meets with its council of small and medium-sized enterprises to discuss their sustainability priorities.

REDD
Reports and Articles
September 29, 2014

Renewable energy can seem a peaceful landscape of sun and wind: but different technologies are busily competing. Joern Hoppmann explains why some triumph.

Emily Joldersma
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
Research Insight
June 16, 2014

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

Gareth Everard
Case Study
May 12, 2014

Boundaries of the mega-city have come and gone, but Montreal's sustainable community plan (SCP) prompted by the agglomeration demonstrates continuity.

Tara Hadler
Research Insight
April 28, 2014

If your firm is struggling to justify its sustainable activities, you'd better keep at least one aspect in good standing: your behaviour.

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
Case Study
April 11, 2014

Multi-sector partnerships can help solve complex sustainability issues. This one resolved a decades-long conflict in Canada’s Great Bear Rainforest.

Maya Fischhoff
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
March 18, 2014

Want to reduce the social risk of your operations? Build relationships not transactions.

Stephanie Bertels
Systematic Review
March 11, 2014

Conversations about sustainability need shared understanding to move from rhetoric to effective, collective action. Civic dialogue allows that to happen.

NBS
Executive Report
March 10, 2014

Solving sustainability challenges requires engaging society. This briefing identifies how both business and society can benefit from civic dialogue.

NBS
Reports and Articles
March 1, 2014

Business can help citizens become informed, inspired, and engaged in a national dialogue about sustainability.

Maya Fischhoff
Research Insight
February 3, 2014

Implementing ISO 14001 is not only a response to pressure from external stakeholders, including government.

Agnès Rossignol
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
Research Insight
December 9, 2013

Sustainable innovation is a process. And sometimes, this involves collecting – and implementing – feedback from thousands of stakeholders. 

Tara Hadler
Executive Report
December 2, 2013

Sustainability is a global problem with no single solution. Collaborative partnerships may be the key to tackling sustainability challenges going forward.

NBS
Systematic Review
December 2, 2013

Barbara Gray and Jenna Stites reviewed more than 275 publications to develop a model of four factors affecting outcomes of multi-sector partnerships.

NBS
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