The digital economy is great for consumers, but a nightmare for workers. We need new structures to manage uncertainty.
Network for Business Sustainability members identify their top challenges, from effective individual action to systems change.
Every month, researchers publish dozens of articles on business sustainability. NBS highlights insights at the frontier of knowledge.
Innovation is the key to reducing fossil fuel emissions. A study of the oil sands identifies two paths forward.
Logic models let organizations — including B-school sustainability centres — understand whether they are meeting goals.
To dislodge old-school economic thinking, businesses need to take a bigger role in business school education.
We live in a world of change. NBS’s podcast series shares expert views on leading positive change in the face of disruption.
Take your big idea to implementation by developing a strong vision, seeking different perspectives, and building partnerships.
Building on local values can transform entrepreneurship. Efforts in the Global South have lessons for the West.
Complexity is everywhere, bringing uncertainty and interdependence. Managing it requires "systems thinking" — expanding your mental model.
When society shifts toward sustainability, firms should be proactive. Adapt your business model and help shape the coming change.
Data analytic tools help financial institutions make sense of ESG data to better assess how sustainability drives firms’ market value.
Shared value seems promising, but many managers struggle to make it happen. This executive guide provides a new approach by focusing on business models.
Four-fifths of CEOs are experimenting with alternative business models or thinking of doing so.
Join the NBS Innovation Project to build an innovation process that create value for your company and for society.
Tap the joint potential of business models and shared value creation creation.
Successful social entrepreneurs know it's not an "either/or" question – it's "both/and" leadership.
Mining firms, government, and the Chilean community of Calama collaborate to develop a sustainable urban development plan.
Leverage the CEO's position – at the interface between the external environment and the internal hierarchy of their companies – to drive sustainability.
This report outlines the influences on CEO decision-making for sustainability and identifies actions for change agents to support their CEOs.
Thoughtful strategy and transparent, open communication protect company interests in the short term – and through a transition.
Use these four steps to make the case to integrate long-term thinking into decision-making.
Poverty alleviation is increasingly about investing “patient” capital in promising individuals with powerful ideas. And, it's tied to economic growth.
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.
New research places business leaders at the centre of management innovation, providing inspiration for researchers and leadership for fellow practitioners.