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July 22, 2013

Based on decades of top academic and industry research, this small business guide answers the question: How can companies innovate to become sustainable?

Anthea Rowe
Research Insight
July 5, 2013

Use the following eight strategies to design products and services that are more environmentally and socially responsible.

Lauren Turner
Reports and Articles
September 29, 2014

Renewable energy can seem a peaceful landscape of sun and wind: but different technologies are busily competing. Joern Hoppmann explains why some triumph.

Emily Joldersma
Reports and Articles
February 3, 2014

This report points to critical sustainability issues, providing signposts to best practices and knowledge, to enable long-term success of Canadian business.

NBS
Reports and Articles
September 4, 2013

Differentiating products and lowering prices isn't enough. Maintaining a competitive edge involves your firm’s ability to partner up and change status quo. 

Lauren Turner
Thought Leaders
March 27, 2012

Due to a “perfect storm” of economic, social and environmental factors, our business landscape is becoming more and more volatile.

Giles Hutchins
Reports and Articles
April 14, 2015

Animaná connects those at the start of the value chain – artisans, weavers, small-scale farmers – to those at the end – designers, companies, consumers.

Kevin Hurren
Tara Hadler
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
Reports and Articles
October 31, 2013

Firms in developed economies should watch for systems-changing innovations happening elsewhere. 

Lauren Turner
Reports and Articles
April 14, 2015

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...

Kevin Hurren
Tara Hadler
Reports and Articles
March 15, 2013

Charged with fostering innovation in your firm? Start by broadening your network and collaborating with unconventional partners.

Anthea Rowe
Reports and Articles
January 4, 2013

Explore 2012’s most popular Thought Leader posts.

NBS
Reports and Articles
June 7, 2013

The Justice Video Network processes approximately 135,000 accused criminals per year, minimizing travel costs and GHG emissions.

Anthea Rowe
Reports and Articles
October 2, 2012

How can innovation drive sustainability within companies? Innovation is a key driver of competitiveness. It helps firms develop new products and processes...

NBS
Research Insight
November 25, 2013

Following oil spills like the Exxon Valdez, new environmental regulations drove the fastest changes in oil tanker design the industry had ever seen.

Thomas Long
Case Study
March 4, 2013

Learn how a paper manufacturer reduced GHG emissions by more than 40% – with a two-year payback period on its initiative.

NBS
Video
October 12, 2012

Tima Bansal reveals preliminary findings from management researcher Richard Adams on sustainability-oriented innovation and outlines its three stages.

NBS