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May 19, 2015

Railways are part of the Canadian identity. Civic dialogue identified key issues for the Railway Association of Canada's new sustainability strategy.

Maya Fischhoff
Research Insight
April 26, 2013

Customers will pay more for a product or service when a greater portion of the price goes to the cause. What else influences people’s willingness to pay?

Lisa Richmond
Topic Blog
August 15, 2012

I just spent a couple days in Niagara-on-the-Lake visiting a good friend of mine. She left a lucrative career as a Bay Street Trader to operate a winery and...

Mike Valente
Reports and Articles
March 1, 2014

Business can help citizens become informed, inspired, and engaged in a national dialogue about sustainability.

Maya Fischhoff
Research Insight
June 7, 2013

Family firms have stronger relationships with customers, suppliers and community partners than their publicly-traded counterparts. As CSR activities become...

Lauren Turner
Reports and Articles
November 14, 2012

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

NBS
Research Insight
May 24, 2012

Pressure from customers, shareholders, governments and the general public pushes firms to improve their environmental performance – but what about a firm’s...

NBS
Case Study
March 4, 2013

Learn how a paper manufacturer reduced GHG emissions by more than 40% – with a two-year payback period on its initiative.

NBS
Research Insight
August 29, 2010

Research shows that shared-savings contracts between suppliers and buyers can help the environment and drive higher profitability.

Tirath Sandhu
Research Insight
June 13, 2011

Numerous high-profile, profitable firms have engaged in illegal activities to improve their performance. In recent history, we can easily recall the...

Pam Laughland
Research Insight
August 30, 2010

Businesses can gain three main advantages by investing in developing world markets: 1) a new source of revenues, 2) lower operating costs, and 3) access to innovation.

Lauren Rakowski
Research Insight
November 13, 2013

Can corporate giving fix a damaged reputation?

Lauren Turner
Reports and Articles
February 18, 2013

This article is part of a series examining how business leaders are driving real change by working with their industry associations to develop industry-wide...

NBS
Research Insight
August 29, 2010

This study shows that a firm's improved environmental performance reduces the firm's cost of capital. The researchers found that investors perceive a firm's...

Tirath Sandhu
Research Insight
June 29, 2010

Researchers contrast corporate responses to climate change in the UK and Pakistan. How does your firm's response compare?

Pam Laughland
Research Insight
July 22, 2010

Researchers find policy and industry pressures motivate corporations to participate in the emissions market. Assess your company's position in this market.

Lauren Rakowski
Research Insight
August 30, 2010

This paper examines how attitudes towards learning in the context of inter-organizational collaboration affect how partners interact. The findings suggest...

NBS
Research Insight
June 7, 2010

Good routines help companies ensure stakeholder cooperation. This cooperation is essential for developing capabilities to improve environmental performance....

NBS
Lauren Rakowski
Thought Leaders
July 2, 2019

Business growth may be the problem, but the solution is not in attacking the growth paradigm. Dr. Tima Bansal, NBS's Executive Director, explains.

Tima Bansal
Thought Leaders
May 25, 2019

Sustainability is different from CSR, the triple bottom line, and shared value. Its meaning matters.

Tima Bansal