The Council regularly offers free downloads of its knowledge output for all those interested in the fields of responsible leadership, CSR, CSV and sustainable business practices.
The latest CoBS Publishing booklet
A focus on entrepreneurship for the common good
September 15th, 2020
What is social enterprise? How do you know if you’ve got what it takes? How can you make it work and how does social entrepreneurship differ throughout the world?
Social Enterprise: A focus on entrepreneurship for the common good
A new, downloadable publication with a foreword by Profs. Concépcion Galdón of IE Business School, IE University and Sheila M. Cannon of Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin. For practitioners, instructors, students or simply those with an interest in making business for the common good.
A unique, international and multi-dimensional insight into social enterprise
This 76-page publication features 20 contributor articles, key takeaways and food for thought sections on social enterprise types and strategies, research, mission, social enterprise across borders and microfinance and crowdfunding.
With kind acknowledgements to the professors, students, alumni and practitioners who have made this book a reality – all of them dedicated to entrepreneurship for the common good and highly active through their research, teaching, chairs, institutes, companies and personal initiatives in their pursuit of providing meaning and commitment towards shaping a better world.
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Associate Director & Editor-in-Chief, Council on Business & Society
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CoBS Publishing booklet
Law, Finance & Sustainability
How can law drive finance towards a more sustainable world?
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What is sustainable finance? And how can the law help make it reach the planet’s sustainable development goals? A downloadable publication from the Council on Business & Society.
Law, Finance & Sustainability:
A masterclass series of 5 insights in a mini-book
Key takeaways and food for thought sections
For practitioners, instructors, students, potential investors and those with an interest in and commitment to shaping a greener world.
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Global Voice Magazine
The Council on Business & Society's quarterly and special issue magazine. The publication features research-based and opinion-piece articles made readable for the student, practitioner and instructor on business and society, management and leadership, entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship, CSR, green finance and social and environmental reporting.
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eMagazine, June 2020
eMagazine, March 2020
eMagazine, December 2020
Special issue: CSR
eMagazine, June 2019
Special issue: Europe
Special issue: Asia-Pacific
eMagazine, Dec 2018
eMagazine, September 2018
Special issue: Latin America
eMagazine, June 2018
eMagazine, March 2018
Special issue: Gender Equality
eMagazine, Dec. 2017
eMagazine, Sept 2017
Issue #1, June 2017
Books and White Papers
The Council on Business & Society's CoBS Publishing series of downloadable booklets and white papers. Download by clicking on the front covers.
CoBS Research Pods
The CoBS Research Pod series – condensed learning capsules inspired from internationally published research in the fields of CSR, management, leadership, HR, team and project management, finance, CSR reporting, social enterprise, entrepreneurship, philanthropy, and sustainable business practices.
For managers, entrepreneurs, leaders, instructors and those with an interest in research with an impact. Ramp up your knowledge, improve your teams, gain in leadership, reshape your business or give your teaching, training or coaching a new dynamic.
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