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January 25, 2016

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.

Garima Sharma
Reports and Articles
April 14, 2015

This Chilean retailer operates just like any other business. The difference is profits are devoted to social projects.

NBS
Reports and Articles
April 14, 2015

With Lumni, investors participate in professional and academic advancement students. The goal is to reduce the student's risk while attracting investors.

NBS
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 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
Reports and Articles
March 23, 2015

There is much to learn from looking at relationships. Here's what one South African company found.

NBS
Reports and Articles
January 26, 2015

Ten Chilean companies gathered in August 2014 to discuss, question, identify, and prioritize sustainability challenges.

NBS
Research Insight
August 18, 2014

Social media has a different role with sustainability than within sales and marketing. Research identifies its value in augmenting sustainability dialogue.

Danielle Offenbacher
Tara Hadler
Reports and Articles
January 20, 2014

Take a lesson from a baby carrot – and capitalize on food waste reduction by adopting these strategies. 

Tara Hadler
Reports and Articles
October 31, 2013

Companies can change people’s behaviours to benefit society and the environment – it’s just a matter of knowing how to do it.

Lauren Turner
Reports and Articles
October 31, 2013

NBS, working with researcher Dr. Tom Webler, is developing resources to enable businesses to engage in civic dialogue.

Maya Fischhoff
Reports and Articles
October 31, 2013

Companies in retail and financial services saw increases of $6 in sales for every $1 donated through corporate charity.

Lauren Turner
Reports and Articles
October 31, 2013

The involvement of all stakeholders, even if they weren’t initially supportive, was key to the program's success.

Lauren Turner
Reports and Articles
October 31, 2013

Managers should consider three Ps when setting goals to foster responsible behaviours in their employees: Personal, Plain and simple, and Positive Feedback.

Lauren Turner
Reports and Articles
August 2, 2013

Studies demonstrate social normative pressures can lead people to adopt positive behaviours, which can be useful from an environmental marketing standpoint.

Lauren Turner
Video
April 19, 2013

This webinar, How to Drive Social Change, features insights from researcher Ute Stephan, lead author of the NBS's research on business-driven social change....

NBS
Executive Report
January 9, 2013

How can companies help change people's behaviour in order to benefit society? Organizations have the resources and market influence to effect positive...

NBS