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Reports and Articles
May 23, 2018

Building on local values can transform entrepreneurship. Efforts in the Global South have lessons for the West.

Reports and Articles
March 2, 2018

Impact investing connects financial markets with the real economy. It’s relevant for investors, fundraisers, or any organization that seeks capital.

Diane-Laure Arjaliès
Reports and Articles
January 22, 2018

Data analytic tools help financial institutions make sense of ESG data to better assess how sustainability drives firms’ market value.

Tal Yifat
Executive Report
November 28, 2016

Shared value seems promising, but many managers struggle to make it happen. This executive guide provides a new approach by focusing on business models.

NBS-SA
Systematic Review
October 1, 2016

Tap the joint potential of business models and shared value creation creation.

NBS-SA
Research Insight
September 12, 2016

If your sustainability strategy is weak, don't be surprised if your firm has to jump through hoops to secure funds. A strong strategy breaks down barriers.

Lauren Turner
Case Study
September 12, 2016

By the nature of its business, Canadian insurer, The Co-operators, is acutely aware of climate change impacts. Here's how it helps communities prepare.

Sakis Kotsantonis
NBS
Case Study
August 10, 2016

Accountants are more than bean counters. At Horizon Utilities, they are leaders on climate change adaptation.  

S. Jeff Birchall
NBS
Case Study
February 23, 2016

Accountants play a core role in climate change adaptation. They provide analysis to underpin key decisions, adding substance to sustainability discussions.

S. Jeff Birchall
Research Insight
January 25, 2016

Poverty alleviation is increasingly about investing “patient” capital in promising individuals with powerful ideas. And, it's tied to economic growth.

Melanie Goldmintz
Reports and Articles
January 25, 2016

Environmentally risky firms must pay higher interest rates to banks and higher returns to shareholders.

Lauren Turner
Case Study
October 8, 2015

At TransLink, finance is responsible for sustainability. Sustainability efforts such as climate change adaptation are embedded throughout the organization.

S. Jeff Birchall
Elin Williams
NBS
Case Study
June 8, 2015

Learn how Frontiers North Adventures, a Canadian travel company, identified the risks and looked for opportunities in the face of climate change.

NBS
Case Study
June 8, 2015

This Canadian travel company has a two-part climate change adaptation strategy: (1) operational optimization and (2) identification of future opportunities.

Sakis Kotsantonis
KKS Advice
Elin Williams
Reports and Articles
April 28, 2015

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

REDD
Research Insight
April 28, 2015

Research suggests that even when women get the opportunity to dictate their own pay—such as within their own social enterprises—they still settle for less. 

Kevin Hurren
Reports and Articles
April 28, 2015

TOHU sets the standard for sustainability in a cultural arena. The platform has helped Montreal ascend as the international capital for circus arts.

Pamela Carpio
Reports and Articles
April 28, 2015

Insertech repairs and refurbishes IT equipment. It also employs and trains individuals who find it difficult to enter the job market.

Pamela Carpio
Reports and Articles
April 14, 2015

With Lumni, investors participate in professional and academic advancement students. The goal is to reduce the student's risk while attracting investors.

NBS
Reports and Articles
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
Executive Report
February 24, 2015

This report provides a three-step process to balance short and long-term actions, cases, common obstacles to long-term action, and ways to overcome them.

NBS
Systematic Review
February 24, 2015

This NBS research outlines factors affecting short and long-term thinking in business, respective impacts, and remaining research needs.

NBS
Reports and Articles
January 26, 2015

Ten Chilean companies gathered in August 2014 to discuss, question, identify, and prioritize sustainability challenges.

NBS
Systematic Review
January 22, 2015

This comprehensive review describes what social capital is, how it is measured, and the value it provides to individuals, organisations and communities.

NBS