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Reports and Articles
February 27, 2017

Maps help us make sense of our complex world. LCAs can do the same for your business.

Céline Zollinger
Reports and Articles
January 25, 2016

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.

Garima Sharma
Reports and Articles
April 14, 2015

Animaná connects those at the start of the value chain – artisans, weavers, small-scale farmers – to those at the end – designers, companies, consumers.

Kevin Hurren
Tara Hadler
Reports and Articles
July 21, 2014

Turn food waste into a multi-billion dollar opportunity.

Tara Hadler
Reports and Articles
June 4, 2014

NBS makes leading research on business sustainability publicly available to professionals. This online portal makes things even easier. 

Tara Hadler
Research Insight
April 11, 2014

In small businesses, size and flat hierarchies make ecodesign changes easier to implement.

Marie Demode
Reports and Articles
March 18, 2014

Want to reduce the social risk of your operations? Build relationships not transactions.

Stephanie Bertels
Reports and Articles
February 3, 2014

This report points to critical sustainability issues, providing signposts to best practices and knowledge, to enable long-term success of Canadian business.

NBS
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
October 31, 2013

Business leaders in South Africa identify a need for research on creating a shared vision for a sustainable future and social capital.

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Research Insight
July 5, 2013

Use the following eight strategies to design products and services that are more environmentally and socially responsible.

Lauren Turner
Reports and Articles
April 15, 2013

Most companies have a hidden supply chain, thanks to complexities of global business. Here's why they're still responsible and what they can do about it.

Anthea Rowe
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
Research Insight
January 31, 2013

Incentivizing your suppliers to share information – not conceal it – forms the basis of a sustainable and profitable global supply chain.

Tara Hadler
Reports and Articles
January 18, 2013

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

Jessica Kilcoyne
Topic Blog
May 8, 2012

The increasing cross-border movement of goods and the emergence of global competitors have heightened business risk for companies reliant on production in...

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Research Insight
March 16, 2012

Logistics firms can have a big environmental impact, but many have few resources to take on environmental initiatives. 

Thomas Long
Research Insight
January 23, 2012

Nike's response to a supply chain crisis repositioned it as a sustainability leader, and raised the bar for an entire industry. 

Bushra Tobah
Case Study
October 18, 2011

Can companies build global supply chains that are competitive yet sustainable? Unilever, one of the world's leading suppliers of consumer goods, believed so.

Jessica Kilcoyne
Research Insight
September 28, 2011

Supply chain managers are concerned with timeliness, cost, and quality. Increasingly, they must also respond to stakeholder expectations. 

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Research Insight
September 27, 2011

Firms invested in EMSs can make the move to green supply chain management more easily, and with greater benefits. Learn how they do it, and how you can too.

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Research Insight
September 12, 2011

A supplier network can pave the way to a reliable and profitable supply chain. Here are five keys to success.

Anthea Rowe
Executive Report
September 6, 2011

This executive report summarizes key findings on the use of alternative fuels and substances in cement manufacturing.

NBS
Systematic Review
September 6, 2011

What's the impact of using alternative fuels in cement manufacturing? This report provides useful information for researchers and practitioners.

NBS
Research Insight
June 10, 2011

Product returns are more than a cost – they are an opportunity to grow the bottom line. Here's how business can build reverse supply chains.

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