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Sustainable Business Initiative

SBI Edinburgh is a world-class research centre focused on sustainability and the challenges and opportunities it presents. Based within the University of Edinburgh’s Business School, our aim is to advance current understanding of the business-society interface and equip leaders with the requisite skills to contribute to positive social change.
 

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AFRIGOS scholarship opportunity for new PhD Students researching African governance
June 7, 2016

Applications are invited for a four year doctoral scholarship researching China-Africa relations in transport infrastructure development and regional integration. The deadline for the receipt of applications is 21 June 2016.

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Congratulations: SBI’s Dr Kenneth Amaeshi Elected as EAUC Board Member
May 26, 2016

SBI are delighted that Director Kenneth Amaeshi has been elected to join the Board of Trustees for the Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges (EAUC).

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Carbon Emissions in Reality Podcast
May 26, 2016

SBI’s Deputy Director, Dr Gbenga Ibikunle, was recently featured on Earthself’s Sustainable: The Podcast.

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Publications
Neither principles nor rules: Making corporate governance work in Sub-Saharan Africa
May 22, 2016

Corporate governance is often split between rule-based and principle-based approaches to regulation in different institutional contexts. This split is often informed by the types of institutional configurations, their strengths, and the [..]

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Building Banking On Values: SBI Director on Voice America Radio Show
May 18, 2016

Dr Kenneth Amaeshi, SBI Director, was hosted on the Voice America Radio Show and spoke on the current trends of global values, and whether research can influence strategy and organisational change in banking.

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Pension Funds and Opportunities for Africa: Inaugural Scottish Business in Africa Forum
May 17, 2016

The Sustainable Business Initiative (SBI) was recently privileged to host a delegation from the National Nigerian Pension Commission (PenCom), which was led by its esteemed Director General, Chinelo Anohu-Amazu.

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Membership

The Academy of Business in Society (ABIS)

ABIS is a global network of over 130 companies and academic institutions whose expertise, commitment and resources are leveraged to invest in a more sustainable future for business in society. ABIS enables informed decision-making on business in society issues through collaborative research, education, thought leadership, policy insights and business acumen.



Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME)

University of Edinburgh Business School is a signatory of PRME, the first organised relationship between the United Nations and management-related academic institutions, business schools, and universities.