Posts tagged Building sustainability into strategy
The Arctic is Screaming: A Trillion Dollar Problem

NBS Thought Leaders offer guidance on sustainable business models for the 21st century. Here, Gail Whiteman describes the importance of picking up on early signs of big changes. Dr. Whiteman describes how the warming Arctic is an “economic time-bomb” – and how business should react.

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How Casual Conversation Sparked Sustainability Certification for Plastics

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 sustainability programs. For examples of Canadian industry initiatives, read NBS’s Guide to Industry-Level Sustainability Programs.

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Former Bay Street Trader No Longer Bent on “Capturing Value”

I just spent a couple days in Niagara-on-the-Lake visiting a good friend of mine. She left a lucrative career as a Bay Street Trader to operate a winery and food market. Her name is Sue Enrich and her story was described in The Toronto Star a few weeks ago.

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Will Stretch Goals Help or Hinder Your Firm?

Some managers and executives think stretch goals can light a fire under the company, propelling the firm to new levels of performance. However, researchers from Duke, NYU, Penn State and the universities of Houston and Maryland suggest, that for many organizations, stretch goals can actually hurt performance.

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