Centre for Business, Organisations and Society (CBOS)

Rethinking business in a sustainable society; providing the evidence base to get there

Research & Publications

Research and publications from CBOS members

CBOS research themes

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We seek to produce world leading research that influences thinking, teaching and practice


People using social media

A quarterly list of social media’s most influential faculty thinkers on issues of responsible business

Commentary & Analysis

Research, analysis and comment on the role of business in society

Universities and climate change

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Should universities speak out on climate change? Academics may be at the forefront of climate change research, but how do their own actions impact the planet?

Who we are

Find out more about CBOS members and how you can join us

CBOS members

CBOS is made up of faculty members and PhD students from the School of Management, as well as affiliates from other departments and external associate members

Engaging with society

We seek to make a positive difference through our research to local, national and international communities


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Making a positive difference through School of Management research

Supporting social enterprise

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Supporting start up and existing social enterprises in the local community through a Social Enterprise and Innovation Business Support Programme

About us

We conduct interdisciplinary, high quality and high impact research on sustainability and business. We work with business, government and the third sector to encourage collaborative research and develop best practice.

Our mission is to:

  • rethink the role and responsibilities of business in creating a sustainable society; and
  • provide a theoretically and empirically robust evidence base to help get us there

Contact us

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