Academy of Business in Society
The Academy of Business in Society (EABIS) is a unique alliance of companies, business schools and academic institutions committed to integrating business in society issues into the heart of management theory and practice. Griffith Business School joined EABIS in 2009. In 2008, Professor McIntosh, former director of the Asia Pacific Centre for Sustainable Enterprise (APCSE) was highly commended as a faculty pioneer by EABIS and the Aspen Institute.
Business South Bank
Business South Bank (BSB) is the peak association acting on behalf of a diverse range of organisations operating in the South Bank business precinct, Brisbane. It has challenged itself to become Australia’s most sustainable business precinct. Griffith University was a founding member of BSB and has been a platinum member since 2013.
Canadian Business Ethics Research Network
The Canadian Business Ethics Research Network (CBERN) aims to promote knowledge-sharing and partnerships within the field of business ethics and across private, governmental, voluntary and academic sectors. CBERN also aims to support work from inception to dissemination, from graduate student research and fellowship opportunities to promoting the projects of established professionals.
Centre for Environment and Population Health
The Centre for Environment and Population Health (CEPH) assists international developing communities to address concerns around rapid economic growth and its impacts on population health, environmental sustainability and economic opportunity through developing research competence, strategic planning, leadership and relevant professional skills. We work collaboratively with CEPH, sharing our individual expertise and seeking out collaborative research opportunities, to build knowledge that meets the complex economic, social and environmental risks we face today.
The Earth Charter Initiative
The Earth Charter Initiative is a diverse, global network of people, organisations and institutions that participate in promoting and implementing the values and principles of the Earth Charter, a declaration of fundamental ethical principles for building a just, sustainable and peaceful global society in the 21st century. We endorse the Earth Charter and actively work to promote its values and principles through our research, teaching and engagement activities.
Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative
The Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative (GRLI) aims to promote understanding of globally responsible leadership and to develop its practice. Griffith Business School is a member of the GRLI. The GRLI has an important role in guiding the strategic position of sustainability within the Griffith Business School.
GOLDEN for Sustainability
GOLDEN for Sustainability aims is to build a global network of research centres committed to studying how business firms change, to integrate and manage principles of sustainability, responsibility, and accountability in their business models. We are one of the first centres to participate in this global initiative.
Institute for Ethics, Governance and Law
The Institute for Ethics, Governance and Law (IEGL) is a joint initiative of the United Nations University, Griffith University, Queensland University of Technology and Australian National University. IEGL delivers research, teaching, consultancy and capacity building in the areas of institutional and community governance. GCSE, in partnership with IEGL and the Key Centre for Ethics, Law, Justice and Governance, provide doctoral scholarship opportunities to encourage research that focuses on the interface between business, sustainability and global governance.
National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility
NCCARF leads the Australian research community in a national interdisciplinary effort to generate the information needed by decision making and risk management needed by communities vulnerable to climate change impacts. The GCSE works closely with NCCARF to achieve common goals in research and community engagement.
Principles for Responsible Management Education
PRME provides a guiding framework for academic institutions to embed corporate responsibility and sustainability into their curricula, research, teaching methodologies and institutional strategies. Griffith Business School is a signatory to PRME, and in doing so, has made a commitment to engage in a continuous process of improvement with regard to the application of the principles, reporting and contribution to the learning experience of participating academic institutions worldwide.
The Aspen Institute Center for Business Education
The Aspen Institute Center for Business Education encourages future business leaders to innovate at the intersection of corporate profits and social impacts. The Centre administers Beyond Grey Pinstripes, a biennial survey and alternative ranking of business schools that spotlights innovative MBA programs which are integrating issues of social and environmental stewardship into curricula and research. In the latest survey (2011-2012), the Griffith Business School MBA program ranked 26th globally and was the top Australian program. We help support Griffith Business School's outstanding ranking through our leading-edge teaching, research and engagement activities in sustainable enterprise.
The Australasian Business Ethics Network
The Australasian Business Ethics Network (ABEN) was founded in Melbourne, Australia, in 2010. ABEN is a community of scholars and practitioners from a range of institutions across Australia, New Zealand and Oceania with a passion for developing and extending the Australasian business ethics agenda. Areas of interest include, but are not restricted to: business-society relationships, corporate responsibility, environmental ethics, indigenous ethics, social and environmental sustainability, globalisation, spirituality, business ethics education.
United Nations Association of Australia (Queensland)
The Queensland division of the United Nations Association of Australia (UNAA) engages with the business sector to promote UN-related goals and global citizenship responsibilities. We have partnered with UNAA (QLD) in hosting a number of events including, the corporate and governance stream of the Australia Pacific Earth Charter +10 Festival and a lecture with Professor Ramesh Thakur on global security governance. Susan Forbes, vice president of UNAA (QLD), is also an adjunct research fellow at GCSE.
United Nations Global Compact Network Australia
The UN Global Compact is the world's largest voluntary corporate and sustainability initiative. It seeks to align business operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. In 2010, Griffith University became a signatory to the UN Global Compact. We play a key role in promoting and coordinating Griffith's commitment to implementing its principles.