If your firm is struggling to justify its sustainable activities, you'd better keep at least one aspect in good standing: your behaviour.
A new model for community relations puts a new emphasis on territory. Use this primer to drive sustainability in communities where your firm operates.
Public policies and engaging in environmental policy can have major implications for your company’s operations and profitability.
Multi-sector partnerships can help solve complex sustainability issues. This one resolved a decades-long conflict in Canada’s Great Bear Rainforest.
This primer explains the concept of social capital and why and how it should be measured.
Sustainable innovation is a process. And sometimes, this involves collecting – and implementing – feedback from thousands of stakeholders.
Bringing in an unfamiliar idea requires small steps, allies, and emotion.
TOHU sets the standard for sustainability in a cultural arena. The platform has helped Montreal ascend as the international capital for circus arts.
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.
Differentiating products and lowering prices isn't enough. Maintaining a competitive edge involves your firm’s ability to partner up and change status quo.
Renewable energy can seem a peaceful landscape of sun and wind: but different technologies are busily competing. Joern Hoppmann explains why some triumph.
This paper highlights how managers form effective partnerships between business, government and non-profits to address social issues. Successful partnerships...
Take a lesson from a baby carrot – and capitalize on food waste reduction by adopting these strategies.
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.
Mining firms, government, and the Chilean community of Calama collaborate to develop a sustainable urban development plan.
Boundaries of the mega-city have come and gone, but Montreal's sustainable community plan (SCP) prompted by the agglomeration demonstrates continuity.
The Chilean city of Antofagasta is using participatory design to work with companies and government to create a community people want to live in.
Donating in excess? Careful, the relationship between philanthropy and financial performance is not linear, but U-shaped.