Building on local values can transform entrepreneurship. Efforts in the Global South have lessons for the West.
Ten Chilean companies gathered in August 2014 to discuss, question, identify, and prioritize sustainability challenges.
Environmentally risky firms must pay higher interest rates to banks and higher returns to shareholders.
To demystify the term "social economy," NBS interviewed managers at Insertech and TOHU based in Montreal, Quebec.
Innovation is a key factor in a company’s long-term success, regardless of its size. However, until now, research about the relationship between innovation...
Learn how Frontiers North Adventures, a Canadian travel company, identified the risks and looked for opportunities in the face of climate change.
Firms with troubled CSR reputations suffer lower stock prices in a scandal than CSR-strong companies that properly disclose their misdemeanours.
Corporate social responsibility and philanthropy can payoff for a firm - but only at very low or very high levels.
When done strategically, investments in social and environmental activities can reduce market risk by stabilizing the volatility of your firm's stock price.
Companies that consistently treat customers, employees, and other stakeholder groups well perform better financially than those that play favourites.
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Sustainability frameworks are useful tools, but can be a challenge to navigate. This guide helps small producing mining companies navigate them.
Firms that appear environmentally responsible experience lower stock market risk. This study offers firms a clear motivation for acting responsibly.
Research demonstrates that it can be more valuable to send infrequent, loaded reports to investors.
Your firm can't buy its way out of a soured reputation with philanthropy alone, but building a culture of good corporate citizenship might do the trick.
Companies in retail and financial services saw increases of $6 in sales for every $1 donated through corporate charity.
How perceptions of environmental risk influence your company's stakeholders – and what that means for your stock price.
Firm financial performance as a result of CSR activities can be difficult to measure: its value may lie in intangible assets like employee engagement.
The authors apply a stakeholder management lens to the recurring question: why do some firms have higher financial performance than others? Researchers...
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.