It's the 10th year of the Research Impact on Practice Award, sponsored by ONE and the Network for Business Sustainability.This award speaks to our goal of changing the world: it recognizes peer-reviewed research that has important implications for practice, focused on any dimension of social or environmental sustainability.
We hope that you will consider applying yourself, or nominating another. Submissions are due April 30, for research published during the last calendar year. The winner will receive $500 cash and their research will be promoted through NBS's international network of business leaders, researchers, and students. Apply for the 2022 Research Impact on Practice Award
We also want to celebrate all the wonderful work that has been recognized over the past 10 years. Below are award winners and links to the NBS articles featuring their work. Full information, including Honourable Mentions, is here.
Jury Gualandris, NBS Executive Director
Associate Professor of Operations and Sustainability
Ivey Business School at Western University
Past Award Winners
Rosenberg, M., Armanios, D.E., Aklin, M., & Jaramillo, P. 2020. Evidence of gender inequality in energy use from a mixed methods study in India. Nature Sustainability, 3(2): 110-118
NBS article: How to Integrate the Sustainable Development Goals
Montgomery, A.W., & Dacin, M.T. 2019. Water wars in Detroit: Custodianship and the work of institutional renewal. Academy of Management Journal.
NBS article: Big Sustainability Challenges Need Broad Coalitions
Sandhu, S., & Kulik, C.T. 2018. Shaping and being shaped: How organizational structure and managerial discretion co-evolve in new managerial roles. Administrative Science Quarterly, 64(3), 619-658.
NBS article: Have Impact at Every Stage of the Sustainability Journey
Lawrence, T.B. 2017 High-stakes institutional translation: Establishing North America's first government-sanctioned supervised injection site. Academy of Management Journal, 60(5): 1771-1800.
NBS article: How to Import Social Change
Cobb, J. A., Wry, T., & Zhao, E. Y. 2016. Funding financial inclusion: Institutional logics and the contextual contingency of funding for microfinance organizations. Academy of Management Journal, 59: 2103-2131.
NBS article: How Microfinance Can Thrive in Tough Times
Paquin, R., Busch, T., & Tilleman, S. 2015. Creating Economic and Environmental Value through Industrial Symbiosis. Long Range Planning, 48(2): 95-107.
NBS article: Cash for Industrial Trash
Asensio, O., & Delmas, M. 2015. The dynamics of behavior change: Evidence from energy conservation. Paper submitted to 2015 Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada.
Pierce, L., & Toffel, M. 2013. The role of governance and scope in strengthening private monitoring, Organization Science, 24(5): 1558-1584.
NBS article: How to Choose a Trustworthy Auditor
Delmas, M.A., & Pekovic, S. 2013. Environmental standards and labor productivity: Understanding the mechanisms that sustain sustainability. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 34(2), 230–252.
NBS article: Environmental Performance Boosts Employee Productivity
About NBS: The Network for Business Sustainability (NBS) is a global non-profit organization dedicated to making business more sustainable. We do this by sharing evidence-based guidance for business leaders thinking ahead. Over 40,000 business leaders, researchers and students from around the world contribute to and follow our work. We also facilitate a community of 180+ sustainability research centres. NBS's main office is at the Ivey Business School (Canada).