Collaborate with Your Competitor to Accelerate Sustainability

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Pooling resources, intelligence, leadership, and common sustainability goals with other companies, even with competitors, can elevate the level of results.

The sustainability challenges our world faces today are too big for any individual company to tackle.

Pooling resources, intelligence, leadership, and common sustainability goals with other companies, even with competitors, can elevate the level of results and make a significant difference.

Manager's Guide

The manager's guide provides research-based advice for creating successful competitor collaborations for sustainability. Download the full manager's guide to learn how to effectively take on industry-wide collaboration.



This report includes:

  • Expected challenges arising from competitor collaboration

  • Factors improving effectiveness of competitor collaboration

  • Comparative analysis of different types of competitor collaboration

Assessment Tool

This assessment tool includes a guide, assessment, and action plan to help organizations catalyze effective collaboration with competitors.



The tool provides tips and best practices to adapt your collaboration to better meet goals.

Forum & Workshop

In this forum, Professor Lori DiVito shares insights from her study of eight competitor collaborations in Europe and Canada. She provides guidance for firms considering new forms of collaboration, or those seeking to do it better, with less risk and improved outcomes. Watch Session

Competitor collaboration was identified by NBS's Leadership Council as one of the top sustainability challenges facing Canadian business in 2015. Read the report outlining this challenge.


 
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Reports and Articles

Sustainability leaders are setting aside competitive advantage to achieve something bigger.

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News and Events

NBS invites you to our upcoming breakfast forum and workshop, Collaborating with the Competition, taking place on September 9, 2016 in Toronto.

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Reports and Articles

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

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