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Through ABIS, members can play central roles in shaping and delivering high visibility initiatives on priority areas for core business and policy-making. Our members are leaders in their fields, brought together by a commitment to:

  • Shape the debate on the changing role of business in a global economy and society
  • Equip current and future business leaders with the capacity to develop sustainable business
  • Transform the relationship between business leaders, academics, policy makers and others who inspire sustainable business practice
  • Inform policy makers at national, European and global level
  • Build the network to deliver global action and learning

EU and UN Funded

Sustainable Careers for Researcher Empowerment (SECURE) project SECURE (2023 - 2024) - 18 partner organisations across Europe will work on the assessment, unification and integration of diverse practices of researchers' tenure tracks and career developments. Exploring Plausible Circular Futures (ExPliCit) Project The ExPliCit project (2023 - 2025) will identify and investigate multiple alternative future circular scenarios including circular production networks and supply chain level, map and assess the performance of the case study companies and finding opportunities and transitional processes to realise the identified scenarios. Open Universal Science (OPUS) OPUS will develop coordination and support measures to reform the assessment of research and researchers to practice Open Science. ReTraCE - Realising the Transition to the Circular Economy: Models, Methods and Applications This project focuses on the circular business model innovation process. While scholars have ably identified a range of circular business model archetypes, little is known of how companies select or innovate the business model(s) to implement.


ABIS Sustainability Assessment The ABIS Sustainability Assessment is a management model developed by ABIS- The Academy of Business in Society which was designed to integrate sustainability in higher education institutions (HEIs). Mentoring Programme for Early Stage Researchers ABIS is offering a newly developed mentoring pilot aimed at empowering young academics in the sustainability field, helping them reach their full potential in personal and professional development that is necessary to contribute to address today´s and future environmental and social challenges. Horizon Europe Funding Webinar Series ABIS is proud to announce its Funding Webinar Series specifically for the topic of Horizon Europe starting November 30th. Scenario Exploration System Workshops The Scenario Exploration System (SES) is a serious gaming platform originally developed to facilitate the application of foresight to policy-making. It is now widely used in a variety of settings, including education, local governments, business and international organizations. Building Leaders for Long-Term Business Performance Deepening our understanding of how multinational companies are defining and developing their leadership and talent pipelines in order to thrive in an increasingly complex business environment.


NN Investment Partners Sustainable Investing Summer Course on tour - 2022 edition Third edition of the successful NN Investment Partners Sustainable Investing Summer Course. Leading academic will deliver one-hour interactive lectures on key sustainability trends and fostering the transition towards a more sustainable economy. Join us! NN Investment Partners Summer Course 2021: The future of responsible investing Second addition for the NN Investment Partners’ Responsible Investing Summer Course. Leading academics from all over the world will deliver a series of virtual, interactive lectures about the future interplay between sustainability, finance and technology between 20 July and 25 August. Responsible Investing Summer Course NN Investment Partners Responsible Investing Summer Course launched by NN Investment partners to which ABIS offered support in connecting NNIP to leading scholars all around the world to offer lectures on the impact of COVID-19 on the government, corporate and individual behaviour. Managing the Responsible Business Challenge in Africa A business-academic platform launched with support of Association of African Business Schools that aims to support responsible management education and leadership development in Africa. The Future Board - An ABIS / Mazars Initiative As corporate organisations respond to strategic challenge and uncertainty, boards must adapt to successfully steer business toward long-term sustainable success. ABIS Global Talent Forum Seeking the future global skills and competencies for business leaders.


ABIS Education Initiative Sustainable, Responsible & Ethical Business Education: An Analysis of Full Programmes in the ABIS Network Deans Forum ABIS organized a Deans Forum with Loyola University, New Orleans in February 2013 to address management in faith-based institutions in the 21st century. Leadership & Sustainability The University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainable Leadership and ABIS launched a study, to explore the challenges of and opportunities for integrating sustainability into the practices of executive development. Central and Eastern Europe Case Studies Corporate responsibility has become a hot topic in Central and Eastern Europe because of the region’s increasing integration into the global political and economic system in recent decades.
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