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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
Video
May 24, 2013

Dr. Richard Adams shares his sustainability-oriented innovation framework and Carol Patterson describes closed loop recycling at Tim Hortons. 

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Research Insight
May 24, 2013

Companies that consistently treat customers, employees, and other stakeholder groups well perform better financially than those that play favourites.

Lauren Turner
Reports and Articles
May 10, 2013

NBS regularly spotlights key sustainability issues for business leaders. These issues have been identified by NBS’s Leadership Council, a group of Canadian...

Ben Bradshaw
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
Video
April 19, 2013

This webinar, How to Drive Social Change, features insights from researcher Ute Stephan, lead author of the NBS's research on business-driven social change....

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Research Insight
April 15, 2013

Leasing can be a route to sustainability – or to greenwashing. This research suggests when to lease, buy, and retire products.

Tara Hadler
Reports and Articles
March 28, 2013

NBS regularly spotlights key sustainability issues for business leaders. These issues have been identified by NBS’s Leadership Council, a group of Canadian...

Graeme Auld
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.

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Reports and Articles
March 4, 2013

NBS reviewed the best management research from around the world and discovered the five rules for becoming a sustainability leader. For your company to be a...

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Systematic Review
February 20, 2013

Companies can change people’s behaviour to benefit society and the environment, foster goodwill, and create new market opportunities.

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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...

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Research Insight
February 18, 2013

Boost your corporate social responsibility reputation by promoting your company’s safety record and job creation, rather than your green products.

Marie Demode
Reports and Articles
January 31, 2013

Learn four steps your business can take to prepare for an era of extreme climate and weather events. 

Jonatan Pinkse
Frederica Gasbarro
Reports and Articles
January 18, 2013

From green logistics to employee ethics, NBS present 2012's most popular Research Insights. 

Jessica Kilcoyne
Research Insight
January 18, 2013

Dabbling in CSR is the path to mediocre performance, according to new research. So go all in. 

Lisa Richmond
Executive Report
January 9, 2013

How can companies help change people's behaviour in order to benefit society? Organizations have the resources and market influence to effect positive...

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Reports and Articles
January 4, 2013

Explore 2012’s most popular Thought Leader posts.

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Executive Report
December 16, 2012

What innovation activities help companies become sustainable? This report outlines 38 innovation practices that drive sustainability.

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Systematic Review
December 16, 2012

Research on sustainability innovation by Richard Adams reveals three stages: operational optimization, organizational transformation, and systems building.

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Reports and Articles
November 23, 2012

Each month, NBS spotlights a key sustainability issue for business leaders. These issues have been identified by NBS’s Leadership Council, a group of...

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Reports and Articles
November 14, 2012

Sales and sustainability go hand-in-hand at Kal Tire. 

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Reports and Articles
November 14, 2012

Learn how sustainability became the modus operandi for employees of the Montreal Alouettes football club. 

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Reports and Articles
November 14, 2012

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

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Reports and Articles
November 5, 2012

Business can have significant effects – both positive and negative — on environmental and social systems. For this reason, business sustainability, sometimes...

Chelsea Hicks-Webster