Maps help us make sense of our complex world. LCAs can do the same for your business.
Join the NBS Innovation Project to build an innovation process that create value for your company and for society.
Research suggests norms for political correctness can positively effect workplace creativity by sharpening an individual’s contribution to a group.
Using the example of 3M and its implementation of Sigma Six policies, researchers investigate how corporate culture can ultimately be reshaped.
Insertech repairs and refurbishes IT equipment. It also employs and trains individuals who find it difficult to enter the job market.
Animaná connects those at the start of the value chain – artisans, weavers, small-scale farmers – to those at the end – designers, companies, consumers.
The rise of certified Latin American B Corps is noteworthy. Sistema B wants to help southern B Corps achieve scale and impact. The B Corps of Sistema B The...
The B Lab is more than a certifying body. It is a platform for companies (B Corps) to contribute to – not just profit from – community and environment.
This report identifies eight key challenges facing South African managers and opportunities for researchers to contribute implementable guidance.
Renewable energy can seem a peaceful landscape of sun and wind: but different technologies are busily competing. Joern Hoppmann explains why some triumph.
In small businesses, size and flat hierarchies make ecodesign changes easier to implement.
This report points to critical sustainability issues, providing signposts to best practices and knowledge, to enable long-term success of Canadian business.
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.
Dr. John Sterman, a world leader in the field of system dynamics, identifies how businesses can incorporate systems thinking.
Following oil spills like the Exxon Valdez, new environmental regulations drove the fastest changes in oil tanker design the industry had ever seen.
Believing the environment was also a company responsibility, Stonemill Bakehouse president grew the company's own ingredients locally to cut emissions.
Firms in developed economies should watch for systems-changing innovations happening elsewhere.
Differentiating products and lowering prices isn't enough. Maintaining a competitive edge involves your firm’s ability to partner up and change status quo.
Based on decades of top academic and industry research, this small business guide answers the question: How can companies innovate to become sustainable?
Use the following eight strategies to design products and services that are more environmentally and socially responsible.
The Justice Video Network processes approximately 135,000 accused criminals per year, minimizing travel costs and GHG emissions.
Dr. Richard Adams shares his sustainability-oriented innovation framework and Carol Patterson describes closed loop recycling at Tim Hortons.
Charged with fostering innovation in your firm? Start by broadening your network and collaborating with unconventional partners.