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Research Insight
September 12, 2016

If your sustainability strategy is weak, don't be surprised if your firm has to jump through hoops to secure funds. A strong strategy breaks down barriers.

Lauren Turner
Topic Blog
February 23, 2016

Your organization’s approach to risk assessment is imperfect. But you already knew that.

NBS
News and Events
June 8, 2015

Learn how accountants can plan for and adapt to climate change.

NBS
Reports and Articles
April 28, 2015

To demystify the term "social economy," NBS interviewed managers at Insertech and TOHU based in Montreal, Quebec.

REDD
Research Insight
April 28, 2015

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. 

Kevin Hurren
Reports and Articles
April 28, 2015

TOHU sets the standard for sustainability in a cultural arena. The platform has helped Montreal ascend as the international capital for circus arts.

Pamela Carpio
Reports and Articles
April 28, 2015

Insertech repairs and refurbishes IT equipment. It also employs and trains individuals who find it difficult to enter the job market.

Pamela Carpio
Reports and Articles
April 13, 2015

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.

NBS
Reports and Articles
January 26, 2015

Ten Chilean companies gathered in August 2014 to discuss, question, identify, and prioritize sustainability challenges.

NBS
Research Insight
December 15, 2014

How social activism can make stakeholders worry, and turn into real financial loss—to the tune of tens of millions.

Lauren Turner
Research Insight
November 17, 2014

Researchers look at how firms get involved with CSR, not just why.

Kevin Hurren
Research Insight
October 20, 2014

Research demonstrates that it can be more valuable to send infrequent, loaded reports to investors.

Kevin Hurren
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
May 26, 2014

Businesses in the same value chain can reap great benefit by using a common strategy for corporate social responsibility (CSR).

REDD
Research Insight
April 28, 2014

If your firm is struggling to justify its sustainable activities, you'd better keep at least one aspect in good standing: your behaviour.

Lauren Turner
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
Research Insight
February 3, 2014

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

Agnès Rossignol
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
Research Insight
December 9, 2013

Ivey’s Caroline Flammer Sheds Light on the Link Between CSR and Financial Performance For decades research has suggested that corporate social...

Lauren Turner
Research Insight
November 13, 2013

Can corporate giving fix a damaged reputation?

Lauren Turner
Reports and Articles
October 31, 2013

Why report of CSR activities? This article summarizes key research findings on the business benefits of CSR reporting. 

NBS
Reports and Articles
October 31, 2013

Businesses can cut costs, motivate employees, enhance reputation and increase sales — while helping the environment, employees, and community.

NBS
Reports and Articles
October 31, 2013

Companies in retail and financial services saw increases of $6 in sales for every $1 donated through corporate charity.

Lauren Turner
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.

NBS