Centre for Business and Development Studies (CBDS)

Centre for Business and Development Studies

 

 Aim

The Centre for Business and Development Studies aims at consolidating, advancing and disseminating research on the relations between business operations and sustainable development in the Global South. CBDS seeks to make CBS a key player in international research in this field as well as to provide expertise to policy makers, business and civil society groups - both in Denmark and in developing countries - in view of achieving inclusive and sustainable development. 

 

 Structure

CBDS consists of approximately 20 researchers based in the Department of Management, Society and Communication and another dozen based in other departments at CBS who conduct research on business and international development from a variety of theoretical perspectives and methods. Currently, CBDS is organized in three cross-cutting research clusters: 1) Entrepreneurship, Management and Innovation in Development; 2) Governing Sustainable Value Chains; 3) Knowledge and Global Development. The centre is led by a director, supported by an administrative assistant and advised by an international advisory board. 

 

 Areas of expertise

CBDS is currently active in a number of research fields, including: firm strategy and management in developing countries; multinational corporations and economic development; global value chain governance and development; corporate social and environmental responsibility in developing countries; base-of-the-pyramid strategies; human rights and local communities; entrepreneurship and innovation; critical development studies; business and humanitarian interventions; and business, sustainability and climate change. 

 

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 www.cbds.center

 

The page was last edited by: Department of Management, Society and Communication // 09/23/2019

Contact

Centre for Business and Development Studies
Copenhagen Business School
Dalgas Have 15
2000 Frederiksberg
Denmark 

cbds@cbs.dk
www.cbds.center
Twitter and Facebook: @CBDScbs