If your firm is struggling to justify its sustainable activities, you'd better keep at least one aspect in good standing: your behaviour.
Sustainable innovation is a process. And sometimes, this involves collecting – and implementing – feedback from thousands of stakeholders.
Multi-sector partnerships can help solve complex sustainability issues. This one resolved a decades-long conflict in Canada’s Great Bear Rainforest.
NBS regularly spotlights key sustainability issues for business leaders. These issues have been identified by NBS’s Leadership Council, a group of Canadian...
A new model for community relations puts a new emphasis on territory. Use this primer to drive sustainability in communities where your firm operates.
This primer explains the concept of social capital and why and how it should be measured.
TOHU sets the standard for sustainability in a cultural arena. The platform has helped Montreal ascend as the international capital for circus arts.
Renewable energy can seem a peaceful landscape of sun and wind: but different technologies are busily competing. Joern Hoppmann explains why some triumph.
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.
Take a lesson from a baby carrot – and capitalize on food waste reduction by adopting these strategies.
This paper highlights how managers form effective partnerships between business, government and non-profits to address social issues. Successful partnerships...
Differentiating products and lowering prices isn't enough. Maintaining a competitive edge involves your firm’s ability to partner up and change status quo.
Bringing in an unfamiliar idea requires small steps, allies, and emotion.
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.
Social media has a different role with sustainability than within sales and marketing. Research identifies its value in augmenting sustainability dialogue.
The Chilean city of Antofagasta is using participatory design to work with companies and government to create a community people want to live in.
Boundaries of the mega-city have come and gone, but Montreal's sustainable community plan (SCP) prompted by the agglomeration demonstrates continuity.
Supply chain managers are concerned with timeliness, cost, and quality. Increasingly, they must also respond to stakeholder expectations.