Renewable energy can seem like a peaceful landscape of sun and wind.

But to researcher Joern Hoppmann (ETH Zurich), the renewable energy market is a chess match, where different technologies duel for supremacy. Hoppman and his colleagues were recently selected as runners-up for the Research Impact on Practice Award for their research on how government policy affects technologies


Measuring benefits is the top sustainability challenge facing SMEs, according to a new report.In June 2013, NBS's SME Council met to discuss and prioritize the top sustainability issues facing their organizations. This resulting report reveals the top eight sustainability challenges facing SMEs including: "Where can SMEs find the required expertise when starting a sustainability process?" 

The report highlights NBS's commitment to develop knowledge specific to SMEs. Its goal is to provide SME managers with objective and reliable resources that will help them adopt sustainable practices. If you are interested in working with NBS in one of the challenge areas, please contact Pam Carpio

Investors need to react to information at a moment's notice. These decisions are influenced by data received about investments, but does the frequency and quantity of statistics affect investor decision making? New research reveals investors have much more in common with amphibians than you'd think


NBS is proud to take part in the CSR Summit 2014: Delivering Meaningful Impact on October 29-30, 2014 in Toronto, Canada. NBS Managing Director Pam Laughland will chair the session: Best Global Green Brands 2014: Closing the Performance-Perception Gap. NBS subscribers will save $600 on registration. For more information

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