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September 18, 2018

Social and environmental action can improve the performance of small and medium enterprises (SMEs). This report shows how to find the value.

Marie-France Turcotte
REDD
Reports and Articles
April 19, 2018

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) often don’t have the sustainability information needed for action. This report shows how to build knowledge.

Marie-France Turcotte
REDD
Reports and Articles
March 7, 2018

How can businesses offering responsible products and services stand out to consumers? This report presents five strategies.

Marie-France Turcotte
REDD
Research Insight
August 17, 2016

Successful social entrepreneurs know it's not an "either/or" question –  it's "both/and" leadership.

Melanie Goldmintz
Tara Hadler
News and Events
September 18, 2015

NBS invites you to Montréal for a 3-day sustainability conference to co-create knowledge for SME Innovation.

Jean-François Parenteau
Reports and Articles
April 28, 2015

To demystify the term "social economy," NBS interviewed managers at Insertech and TOHU based in Montreal, Quebec.

REDD
Reports and Articles
April 28, 2015

TOHU sets the standard for sustainability in a cultural arena. The platform has helped Montreal ascend as the international capital for circus arts.

Pamela Carpio
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
Research Insight
November 17, 2014

Researchers look at how firms get involved with CSR, not just why.

Kevin Hurren
Reports and Articles
October 20, 2014

NBS’s Montréal office meets with its council of small and medium-sized enterprises to discuss their sustainability priorities.

REDD
Research Insight
September 12, 2014

High performance teams often face opposing management strategies. Rodrigo Canales explores pros and cons of management strategies in microfinance.

Kevin Hurren
Thought Leaders
June 23, 2014

Dr. Laura Spence reports on the evolving research agenda for CSR and SMEs.

Laura J. Spence
Research Insight
June 16, 2014

Learn to set your company-community relationship to "just right."

Gareth Everard
Research Insight
April 11, 2014

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

Marie Demode
Reports and Articles
October 31, 2013

This report identifies SME-specific challenges, while highlighting the contributions of small firms towards sustainability.

NBS
Reports and Articles
October 31, 2013

Businesses can cut costs, motivate employees, enhance reputation and increase sales — while helping the environment, employees, and community.

NBS
Reports and Articles
October 31, 2013

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

Lauren Turner
Topic Blog
October 30, 2013

In a five-part series for small business, management researcher and NBS Topic Editor Laura Spence explains how small business owners can make their companies...

Laura J. Spence
Reports and Articles
September 5, 2013

Quick and easy changes in your small business can help you cut costs, increase revenues, keep great employees, and build community goodwill.  Why go green?...

Maya Fischhoff
Topic Blog
March 28, 2013

"Should I continue investing in environmental certification for our facility, or should I allocate the budget to promoting our business and growing our...

Pamela Carpio
Reports and Articles
January 18, 2013

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

Jessica Kilcoyne
News and Events
December 7, 2012

NBS welcomes two new companies to its membership this month. Enerkem and GEOS Spa Sacacomie have both agreed to join NBS’s Small and Medium Enterprise (SME)...

NBS
Reports and Articles
November 14, 2012

Sales and sustainability go hand-in-hand at Kal Tire. 

NBS
Reports and Articles
November 14, 2012

Learn how sustainability became the modus operandi for employees of the Montreal Alouettes football club. 

NBS
Reports and Articles
November 14, 2012

Learn how senior leaders at Artopex Inc., a Quebec-based furniture manufacturer, create a culture of sustainability. 

NBS