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For decades, a fashion powerhouse tried improving its supply chain. The more it did, the more it realized it could only be done collectively—as an industry. “When you have protesters in front of your shop windows, you react quickly.”  So observed...

Garima Sharma
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A Chilean retailer operates just like any other business. The difference is profits are devoted to social projects. Solidarity through Profit-Sharing Great minds think alike. Right? Though seemingly exclusive, business strategies and social init...

NBS
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Animaná connects those at the start of the value chain – artisans, weavers, small-scale farmers – to those at the end – designers, companies, consumers. Sustainability in Fashion at Animaná “Luxury is in each detail.” The words of Hubert de Give...

Kevin Hurren
Tara Hadler
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With about 150 certified B Corps across six countries, the continent is the fastest growing B Corp region outside of North America. From B Corps to Empresas B Latin America has produced a fertile crop of B Corp enterprises. To explore the challen...

NBS
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Ten Chilean companies gathered in August 2014 to discuss, question, identify, and prioritize sustainability challenges.  Business Challenges in Latin America As Chile’s economy progresses, the need to address pressing sustainability issues become...

NBS
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This report signals a shift in our perception of the role sustainability plays in Canadian business. From Challenges to Opportunities Canadian businesses play a critical role in building resilient economies and communities. This report highlights ...

NBS
Case Study

Boundaries of the mega-city have come and gone, but Montreal's sustainable community plan (SCP) prompted by the agglomeration demonstrates continuity. A Case Study on Montréal More organizations are using partnerships to address sustainability cha...

Tara Hadler
Case Study

This multi-sector partnership resolved a decades-long conflict in Canada’s Great Bear Rainforest. Lessons from the Great Bear Rainforest Multi-sector partnerships can help solve complex sustainability issues. Partnerships bring together different...

Maya Fischhoff
Research Insight

New research from MIT suggests three things your company can do to generate profit from sustainability activities. Findings are based on a 2012 survey conducted as part of MIT’s Sustainability & Innovation Global Executive Study. The study was co...

Lauren Turner
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This report points to critical sustainability issues, providing signposts to best practices and knowledge, to enable long-term success of Canadian business. How can businesses act for tomorrow today? Companies are operating in a global system that...

NBS
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Research suggests sustainability programs build many competencies in students that valuable to prospective employers. A graduate with a sustainability background has more to offer than knowledge of environmental issues. Research suggests that sust...

Chelsea Hicks-Webster
Executive Report

Sustainability is a global problem with no single solution. Collaborative partnerships may be the key to tackling sustainability challenges going forward. Otimize your collaboration with other organizations. Collaboration is one of the keys to sus...

NBS
Systematic Review

Barbara Gray and Jenna Stites reviewed more than 275 publications to develop a model of four factors affecting outcomes of multi-sector partnerships.  Understand the complexity of partnerships to achieve better outcomes. Collaboration is one of th...

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In 1996, Greenpeace prompted a consumer boycott of PVC products packaging.  In 1996, Greenpeace prompted a consumer boycott of products with polyvinyl chloride (PVC) in their packaging. The campaign exposed possible dangers of PVC and put associa...

Tara Hadler