New Research from NBS 
Rio+20: Strong Business Turnout a Cause for Hope

In this new Thought Leader post, Paul Shrivastava, Director of the David O'Brien Center for Sustainable Enterprise at Concordia University, shares insights into the UN's Rio+20 global environmental summit. "Rio+20 did not solve our long-standing and urgent sustainability problems, but it gave me hope that plenty of meaningful conversations and actions are afoot." Read more.  

Older CEOs Invest In the Future

Companies that want to be more sustainable may need to look no further than their CEO's age and experience. In this new blog post, NBS Executive Director Tima Bansal reveals that older, longer-tenured CEOs are more likely to make sustainable investments than younger, newer CEOs. Read more.  


New research reveals that CSR will help your company generate more new products than your competitors. Companies in the top third of a CSR index spend more on research and development and are four times as inventive as companies in the bottom third ---- releasing 47 new products a year compared to just 12 products. Read more.


Congratulations to NBS members Suncor Energy Inc, TD Bank Group, Telus and Tim Hortons who were recognized in Maclean's as one of the Top 50 Socially Responsible Corporations.  


NBS Executive Director Tima Bansal was also quoted in a related Maclean's article about what companies ---- large and small ---- are doing to improve their bottom lines.


NBS is happy to welcome back Anthea Rowe following a year-long maternity leave. Anthea takes on a new role as Director of Content Development. She looks forward to developing new knowledge products that meet the needs of our expanding network of sustainability professionals. 

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