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Research Insight
August 17, 2012

Apply CSR metrics to your Balanced Scorecard.

Maira Del Papa
Reports and Articles
January 3, 2014

Want to start 2014 with a win? Make better business decisions immediately with our list of the 10 most popular research findings of the past year.

Tara Hadler
Reports and Articles
January 22, 2015

This report signals a shift in our perception of the role sustainability plays in Canadian business.

NBS
Podcast
May 23, 2018

Complexity is everywhere, bringing uncertainty and interdependence. Managing it requires "systems thinking" — expanding your mental model.

Maya Fischhoff
Research Insight
June 5, 2010

The Socially Responsible Purchase and Disposal (SRPD) scale measures how consumers make green purchases and finds that it hinges on making a difference.

Lauren Rakowski
Primer
January 5, 2011

Dr. Turcotte introduces fundamentals of stakeholder engagement, including key terms, issues, steps to implement strategy, and further resources.

Marie-France Turcotte
Primer
July 19, 2010

Written by Dr. Tima Bansal, a professor of strategic management, the Primer is designed for professionals with limited experience in CSR.

Tima Bansal
Research Insight
August 17, 2016

Successful social entrepreneurs know it's not an "either/or" question –  it's "both/and" leadership.

Melanie Goldmintz
Tara Hadler
Reports and Articles
January 22, 2018

Data analytic tools help financial institutions make sense of ESG data to better assess how sustainability drives firms’ market value.

Tal Yifat
Research Insight
June 10, 2011

How can companies extend periods of exceptional financial performance and end those of substandard performance? This study found that good stakeholder...

Pam Laughland
Research Insight
October 25, 2011

Customers increasingly want to deal with socially and environmentally conscious businesses. This presents opportunities for small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) owners to develop new areas of competitive advantage. Capitalizing on sustainability opportunities can lead to longevity, but requires managers who can integrate a sustainable development framework into their company’s strategy.

Mark DesJardine
Research Insight
November 6, 2013

Research shows that it may help to enlist well-connected change agents – and, different types of agents.

Alexandra Cooperman
Thought Leaders
June 20, 2019

Our planet’s in trouble. This podcast asks whether corporate sustainability efforts are making a difference – and what you should do.

Andrew Hoffman
Brad Zarnett
Research Insight
September 14, 2012

Companies that integrate sustainability into core business strategy financially outperform firms that don’t. Five key traits drive these benefits.

Chelsea Hicks-Webster
Reports and Articles
June 30, 2010

NBS and Canadian Business for Social Responsibility present a five-part framework to help businesses embed sustainability into their organizational culture.

NBS
Reports and Articles
October 31, 2013

This report identifies SME-specific challenges, while highlighting the contributions of small firms towards sustainability.

NBS
Reports and Articles
September 14, 2012

Businesses can manage natural capital – the natural resources that fuel economic growth. Here are five key steps your business can take. 

Nancy Olewiler
Michelle Molnar
Primer
August 3, 2012

What is business sustainability? Business sustainability makes firms resilient so they are better able to adapt to change. Sustainable businesses are...

Laura J. Spence
Reports and Articles
October 27, 2018

Innovation is the key to reducing fossil fuel emissions. A study of the oil sands identifies two paths forward.

Sylvia Grewatsch
Tima Bansal
Joel Gehman
Research Insight
February 3, 2014

Implementing ISO 14001 is not only a response to pressure from external stakeholders, including government.

Agnès Rossignol