Posts tagged Understanding the business case for sustainability
Assess Your Reporting: Quiz on Compiling Process

NBS’s sustainability reporting resources are based on research conducted by Drs. Jodi York, Chris Dembek, and Brad Potter of the University of Melbourne, Australia, and Wesley Gee of The Works Design Communications, Canada. These resources will be released in October 2017.

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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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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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Why Investors Can View Companies as Leaders and Laggards

Socially responsible investment (SRI) techniques use screens to include — or exclude — companies in portfolios based on social or environmental performance. SRI is gaining traction — eleven percent of professionally managed U.S. assets were invested using these principles in 2007.

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Voluntary Standards Offer Reputation Insurance

This study examines the chemical industry's Responsible Care Program and evaluates whether it improved member firms' environmental performance relative to their peers. The authors find firms that adopt Responsible Care do not make environmental improvements faster than other firms-possibly because non-compliance is not punished.

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