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Plenary session #3: Collaboration between business and academia for sustainability

Trainer: Joris-Johann Lenssen, Programmes Director, Academy of Business in Society (ABIS)



The Academy of Business in Society (ABIS) is a leading global business-academic partnership, with an international network encompassing over 130 multinational companies, business schools, and universities. Members pledge institutional involvement in the ABIS platform with opportunities to participate in ABIS initiatives in research, education, and mainstreaming in the fields of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability.

Joris-Johann Lenssen, ABIS Programmes Director, will share his insight about the collaborative work between business and academics and showcase how ABIS intends to advance the sustainability agenda in the upcoming years, notably through Thought Leadership.

Target group

Practitioners, Academics, NGO’s

Training results

At the end of the workshop, the participants will have an improved knowledge about the importance of establishing solid links and collaborative opportunities between academics and business. This way, we create the set up for a responsible business in society environment and advance research & knowledge, crucial to educate the managers of tomorrow.