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Case Study
August 15, 2016

Mining firms, government, and the Chilean community of Calama collaborate to develop a sustainable urban development plan.

Verónica Devenin
Research Insight
August 30, 2010

Donating in excess? Careful, the relationship between philanthropy and financial performance is not linear, but U-shaped.

Joyce Shang
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
May 10, 2013

NBS regularly spotlights key sustainability issues for business leaders. These issues have been identified by NBS’s Leadership Council, a group of Canadian...

Ben Bradshaw
Reports and Articles
April 28, 2015

To demystify the term "social economy," NBS interviewed managers at Insertech and TOHU based in Montreal, Quebec.

REDD
Reports and Articles
March 15, 2013

Charged with fostering innovation in your firm? Start by broadening your network and collaborating with unconventional partners.

Anthea Rowe
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
June 20, 2013

A Conversation with Dr. Ann Dale In 2013, NBS’s Leadership Council identified civic dialogue as critical to sustainability. Civic dialogues are organized...

Maya Fischhoff
Reports and Articles
October 11, 2012

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) create more than 80 per cent of new jobs in Canada every year, but they also create 80 per cent of industry’s negative...

NBS
Research Insight
June 16, 2014

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

Gareth Everard
Reports and Articles
January 4, 2013

Explore 2012’s most popular Thought Leader posts.

NBS
Research Insight
July 6, 2010

Corporate social responsibility and philanthropy can payoff for a firm - but only at very low or very high levels.

Joyce Shang
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
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
Research Insight
February 17, 2012

The voluntary actions taken by businesses to improve the social conditions of stakeholders, such as giving to charities or improving employee working...

Thomas Long
Reports and Articles
October 27, 2018

Environmental action faces new obstacles. Overcoming them will take everyone’s involvement.

Maya Fischhoff
Video
April 19, 2013

This webinar, How to Drive Social Change, features insights from researcher Ute Stephan, lead author of the NBS's research on business-driven social change....

NBS
Research Insight
July 14, 2010

This study investigates the processes underlying how business and nonprofit partnerships form. The authors identify the challenges faced by managers at each...

NBS
Reports and Articles
November 2, 2012

How Canadian football team the Montreal Alouettes turned out the lights, turned down the volume and got more fans to the game

Anthea Rowe
Reports and Articles
October 31, 2013

Companies in retail and financial services saw increases of $6 in sales for every $1 donated through corporate charity.

Lauren Turner