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March 14, 2019

Accountants are leading sustainability efforts at the highest levels of organizations. Their rigor transforms sustainability management.

Delphine Gibassier
Laura Palmeiro
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
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
Research Insight
January 18, 2013

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

Lisa Richmond
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
Research Insight
July 25, 2011

Being added to – or removed from – a social index as a reflection of corporate behaviour can impact stakeholder relationships and your stock price.

Karin Schnarr
Research Insight
August 31, 2012

Firms that take tangible action to improve sustainability generate greater investor interest than companies that simply set targets.

Lisa Richmond
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
Reports and Articles
November 23, 2012

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

NBS
Research Insight
May 27, 2011

This study investigates whether CSR improves long-term financial performance by satisfying customers. It finds returns on CSR can be positive or negative...

Lauren Rakowski
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
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
June 5, 2010

A good CSR strategy acts as a buffer for depreciating share prices during market turmoil.

Joyce Shang
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
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
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
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
April 29, 2019

MBAs focus on the short term, harming companies and communities. Experts identify paths to a longer-term outlook.

Danny Miller
Nancy McGaw
Mary Gentile
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