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Research Insight
July 13, 2015

Using the example of 3M and its implementation of Sigma Six policies, researchers investigate how corporate culture can ultimately be reshaped.

Kevin Hurren
Executive Report
December 16, 2012

What innovation activities help companies become sustainable? This report outlines 38 innovation practices that drive sustainability.

NBS
Systematic Review
December 16, 2012

Research on sustainability innovation by Richard Adams reveals three stages: operational optimization, organizational transformation, and systems building.

NBS
Thought Leaders
November 25, 2013

Dr. John Sterman, a world leader in the field of system dynamics, identifies how businesses can incorporate systems thinking.

John Sterman
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
April 11, 2014

In small businesses, size and flat hierarchies make ecodesign changes easier to implement.

Marie Demode
Thought Leaders
March 5, 2012

The profit motive can accelerate (not inhibit) the transformation toward global sustainability.

Stuart Hart
Reports and Articles
February 27, 2017

Maps help us make sense of our complex world. LCAs can do the same for your business.

Céline Zollinger
Reports and Articles
April 14, 2015

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.

Kevin Hurren
Tara Hadler
News and Events
November 2, 2016

Join the NBS Innovation Project to build an innovation process that create value for your company and for society.

Tara Hadler
Pam Laughland
Reports and Articles
October 27, 2018

Innovation is the key to reducing fossil fuel emissions. A study of the oil sands identifies two paths forward.

Sylvia Grewatsch
Tima Bansal
Joel Gehman
Reports and Articles
January 18, 2013

From green logistics to employee ethics, NBS present 2012's most popular Research Insights. 

Jessica Kilcoyne
Case Study
November 13, 2013

Believing the environment was also a company responsibility, Stonemill Bakehouse president grew the company's own ingredients locally to cut emissions.

Lauren Turner
Research Insight
October 8, 2015

Research suggests norms for political correctness can positively effect workplace creativity by sharpening an individual’s contribution to a group.

Kevin Hurren
Reports and Articles
March 4, 2013

NBS reviewed the best management research from around the world and discovered the five rules for becoming a sustainability leader. For your company to be a...

NBS
Reports and Articles
January 20, 2014

Research suggests sustainability programs build many competencies in students that valuable to prospective employers.

Chelsea Hicks-Webster
Thought Leaders
November 7, 2012

Imagine an iTunes for furniture, shoes, and (eventually) cellphones and vacuum cleaners.

Gerald Davis
Reports and Articles
November 26, 2014

This report identifies eight key challenges facing South African managers and opportunities for researchers to contribute implementable guidance.

NBS
Video
May 24, 2013

Dr. Richard Adams shares his sustainability-oriented innovation framework and Carol Patterson describes closed loop recycling at Tim Hortons. 

NBS
Research Insight
December 7, 2012

What do a tire company, yogurt company, and luxury goods producer have in common? Five practices to reduce waste, improve reputation, and increase revenues.

Marie Demode