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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
Executive Report
January 21, 2015

“It’s not what you know but who you know.” This guide shows how businesses can make social capital part of their decision-making and reporting.

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
Research Insight
November 17, 2014

Researchers look at how firms get involved with CSR, not just why.

Kevin Hurren
Research Insight
October 20, 2014

Research demonstrates that it can be more valuable to send infrequent, loaded reports to investors.

Kevin Hurren
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
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
Reports and Articles
January 3, 2014

Want to start 2014 with a win? Make better business decisions immediately with our list of the 10 most popular research findings of the past year.

Tara Hadler
Research Insight
December 9, 2013

Ivey’s Caroline Flammer Sheds Light on the Link Between CSR and Financial Performance For decades research has suggested that corporate social...

Lauren Turner
Research Insight
November 13, 2013

Can corporate giving fix a damaged reputation?

Lauren Turner
Reports and Articles
October 31, 2013

Why report of CSR activities? This article summarizes key research findings on the business benefits of CSR reporting. 

NBS
Reports and Articles
October 31, 2013

Businesses can cut costs, motivate employees, enhance reputation and increase sales — while helping the environment, employees, and community.

NBS
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
Video
July 22, 2013

Specific strategies for teaching sustainability in finance and accounting classes, shared by award-winning instructors from around the world.

Chelsea Hicks-Webster
Reports and Articles
July 11, 2013

Learn how MSCI KLD scores help sustainably conscious investors decide which firms best reflect their ethical commitments. 

Lauren Turner
Research Insight
June 24, 2013

A study of 36 publicly-traded utilities reveals buying emissions permits is more profitable for companies than reducing their greenhouse gas emissions.

Thomas Long
Research Insight
May 24, 2013

Companies that consistently treat customers, employees, and other stakeholder groups well perform better financially than those that play favourites.

Lauren Turner
Research Insight
January 18, 2013

Dabbling in CSR is the path to mediocre performance, according to new research. So go all in. 

Lisa Richmond
Reports and Articles
January 4, 2013

Explore 2012’s most popular Thought Leader posts.

NBS
Reports and Articles
December 7, 2012

NBS presents the top eight most critical research findings on the relationship between corporate social performance and corporate financial performance.

NBS
Research Insight
December 7, 2012

How perceptions of environmental risk influence your company's stakeholders – and what that means for your stock price.

NBS