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Centre for Business, Organisations and Society (CBOS)

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

Research and publications

Research and publications from CBOS members


CBOS research themes

Women working in a garment factory in India

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


Commentary and analysis

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


Sustainability in the School of Management


Andy Crane and Steve Brammer discuss the School's sustainability focused research and teaching.

The #thinklist

The #thinklist a list of influential faculty thinkers on social media who focus on issues of responsible business. We publish a new version of the list, on a specific theme, three times a year.



The #thinklist

The #thinklist a list of influential faculty thinkers on social media who focus on issues of responsible business. We publish a new version of the list, on a specific theme, three times a year.


#ThinklistNext 2021

People using social media

The #ThinklistNext21 is a list of doctoral researchers on social media talking about issues of responsible business.

#ThinklistAmplify

People using social media

The #ThinklistAmplify is a list of influential scholars on social media around issues of responsible business.

#thinklist30

People using social media

The #thinklist30 is a list of influential female scholars on social media around issues of responsible business.


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


Research4Good

Street scene in southern india

Making a positive difference through School of Management research

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

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