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 FundedReTraCE - 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. I4S Marie Curie Initial Training Network Eight academic institutions are currently embarked on a research training network initiative supported by the European Commission’s Marie Skłowdowksa-Curie funding scheme. EU-InnovatE EU-InnovatE stands for 'End User Integration, Innovation and Entrepreneurship'. It is an EU-funded research project to investigate the innovative and entrepreneurial roles of end users to shape a green EU-economy. LEAD Initiative The United Nations Global Compact was launched in 2000 in response to then UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s call to business leaders to work with the UN to "initiate a global compact of shared values and principles, which will give a human face... CSR IMPACT Launched in March 2010, the “Impact Measurement and Performance Analysis of CSR” (IMPACT) project broke new ground in addressing Corporate Social Responsibility…
AbisOpinion Leadership Our Opinion Leadership programme connects organizations to academic experts so they can accelerate with confidence from unrivaled research expertise, backed up by our Quality Assurance framework to deliver the highest quality of knowledge most relevant to your professional needs. 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. Webinar series 2019 ABIS organises regular Webinar series with the experts from our network, bringing together the leading voices from academic and business world. 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.
CorporateNN 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. Managing Stakeholder Media This project mapped and quantified the dynamics of “stakeholder” information media and their impacts on business, at a moment when these media platforms are supplanting news media as key vectors of opinion and action.
AcademicDeans 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. Special Issues Links and excerpts from the Special Issue Journals.
Recent news6 Jul 2021 ReTraCE - Circular Economy webinar Join the ReTraCE (Realising the transition to Circular Economy) webinar, where three Early… 17 Jun 2021 Memorandum of Understanding with JE Global 17 Jun 2021 ReTraCE Early Stage Researchers excellent progress and published papers Our 15 ESRs from the ReTraCE project published their research on Circular Economy in high impact…
23 Nov 2021 Hybrid - Brussels & online 20th ABIS Annual Colloquium 2021 The conference will create a dialogue between practitioners and academics about theoretical and practical challenges centering on the question: how to enhance positive business impact on society through responsible investing? 7 Oct 2021 Online - ZOOM Meetings Scenario Exploration System (SES) Taster Session Join us for a one hour taster session of the digital Scenario Exploration System (SES): a serious gaming tool that helps participants to engage in systemic thinking with a long-term perspective and to explore alternative sustainable futures.