Research suggests norms for political correctness can positively effect workplace creativity by sharpening an individual’s contribution to a group.
To demystify the term "social economy," NBS interviewed managers at Insertech and TOHU based in Montreal, Quebec.
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.
TOHU sets the standard for sustainability in a cultural arena. The platform has helped Montreal ascend as the international capital for circus arts.
Insertech repairs and refurbishes IT equipment. It also employs and trains individuals who find it difficult to enter the job market.
With Lumni, investors participate in professional and academic advancement students. The goal is to reduce the student's risk while attracting investors.
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.
Ten Chilean companies gathered in August 2014 to discuss, question, identify, and prioritize sustainability challenges.
NBS’s Montréal office meets with its council of small and medium-sized enterprises to discuss their sustainability priorities.
NBS's Embedding Sustainability Working Group reveals four key lessons on how to successfully embed sustainability into your organizational culture.
New research from MIT suggests three things your company can do to generate profit from sustainability activities.
Discover how baking sustainability into your firm's HR processes attracts better, more motivated talent.
Research suggests sustainability programs build many competencies in students that valuable to prospective employers.
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.
Research shows that it may help to enlist well-connected change agents – and, different types of agents.
This report identifies SME-specific challenges, while highlighting the contributions of small firms towards sustainability.
Companies can change people’s behaviours to benefit society and the environment – it’s just a matter of knowing how to do it.
Businesses can cut costs, motivate employees, enhance reputation and increase sales — while helping the environment, employees, and community.
Managers should consider three Ps when setting goals to foster responsible behaviours in their employees: Personal, Plain and simple, and Positive Feedback.
Based on decades of top academic and industry research, this small business guide answers the question: How can companies innovate to become sustainable?
Sustainability centre staff and directors around the world discuss seven approaches to fostering sustainability teaching, including tips for implementation.
Dr. Ann Dale and Rob Newell of Royal Roads University provide five tips for companies seeking innovative ways to address climate change.
How NOVA Chemicals helped turn Responsible Care® into more than just a safety code This article is part of a series examining how business leaders are...
Discover how good corporate citizenship and sustainable business practices attract and help retain top-notch talent for your firm.
Family firms have stronger relationships with customers, suppliers and community partners than their publicly-traded counterparts. As CSR activities become...