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 southern B Corps achieve scale and impact. The B Corps of Sistema B The...
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.
This NBS research outlines factors affecting short and long-term thinking in business, respective impacts, and remaining research needs.
Ten Chilean companies gathered in August 2014 to discuss, question, identify, and prioritize sustainability challenges.
This report signals a shift in our perception of the role sustainability plays in Canadian business.
This comprehensive review describes what social capital is, how it is measured, and the value it provides to individuals, organisations and communities.
“It’s not what you know but who you know.” This guide shows how businesses can make social capital part of their decision-making and reporting.
How social activism can make stakeholders worry, and turn into real financial loss—to the tune of tens of millions.
This report identifies eight key challenges facing South African managers and opportunities for researchers to contribute implementable guidance.
Researchers look at how firms get involved with CSR, not just why.
Research demonstrates that it can be more valuable to send infrequent, loaded reports to investors.