Data analytic tools help financial institutions make sense of ESG data to better assess how sustainability drives firms’ market value.
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.
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.
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.
Research suggests norms for political correctness can positively effect workplace creativity by sharpening an individual’s contribution to a group.
Learn which of the four strategic planning approaches will help your business build a shared vision for a sustainable future.
Planning for the future is essential to leadership. So how can businesses engage in strategic planning to create a shared vision for a sustainable future?
Railways are part of the Canadian identity. Civic dialogue identified key issues for the Railway Association of Canada's new sustainability strategy.
To demystify the term "social economy," NBS interviewed managers at Insertech and TOHU based in Montreal, Quebec.
Research suggests that even when women get the opportunity to dictate their own pay—such as within their own social enterprises—they still settle for less.
TOHU sets the standard for sustainability in a cultural arena. The platform has helped Montreal ascend as the international capital for circus arts.
Insertech repairs and refurbishes IT equipment. It also employs and trains individuals who find it difficult to enter the job market.
Animaná connects those at the start of the value chain – artisans, weavers, small-scale farmers – to those at the end – designers, companies, consumers.
The rise of certified Latin American B Corps is noteworthy. Sistema B wants to help these southern B Corps achieve scale and impact. The B Corps of Sistema...
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.
With 150 certified B Corps, Latin America is the fastest growing B Corp region outside of North America. This report explores challenges facing Empresas B.
This primer explains the concept of social capital and why and how it should be measured.
There is much to learn from looking at relationships. Here's what one South African company found.
This report provides a three-step process to balance short and long-term actions, cases, common obstacles to long-term action, and ways to overcome them.