The Centre for Business Sustainability
Through research and knowledge transfer, we help companies look ahead to a future where CSR programmes will become core business efforts that will ensure not only their adaptation and survival but make them inspirational and influential agents of change.
Vision
To be a leading sustainability research centre in global academic and business communities for the research, advocacy, and promotion of Business Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility
Mission
To promote business sustainability  through conducting innovative research on sustainability management and transferring the knowledge of CSR application
Objectives
Nurture
Nurture sustainability management researchers and leadership for the region
Research
Provide research and practical techniques to the private and public sectors
Inspire
Facilitate the development of creative solutions to social & environmental issues

The Centre for Business Sustainability (CBS) is a collaboration between the Department of Management and the Department of Government and Public Administration at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Founded in June 2018, the CBS mission is to promote Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as a viable and profitable business model through two-pronged actions: conducting innovative research on sustainability management practices at one end, and transmitting knowledge of CSR applications to both academic and business communities at the other.

Our team spearheads educational and research initiatives while influencing industry practice through systemic evaluation and feedback on sustainability management and performance. One of our key projects is the Business Sustainability Indices, compiled and published on an annual basis to monitor the ongoing development and performance of companies in terms of business sustainability. We also organize the annual Sustainability Conference and Recognition Ceremony to recognize best-performing companies and promote sustainable business practices.

Funding for the Centre is currently provided by the CUHK Business School, the Faculty of Social Science and the Department of Government and Public Administration at CUHK, donations from Mr. James Wang of China Alpha Fund Management (HK) Limited and Mr. Alex Wong of King’s Flair Development Limited. The CBS also undertakes commissioned work for a range of organizations (see “Business Engagement” for the full scope of CBS services).

Organization
Director
  • Prof. Carlos LoProfessor and Head, Department of Government and Public Administration
Associate Directors
Honorary Directors
  • Prof. Andrew Chan
  • Prof. Carolyn Egri
Our Partners
Governance
Executive Committee
Management Committee
Advisory Committee
  • Prof. Carolyn EgriWilliam J.R. Rowe EMBA Alumni Professor, Beedie School of Business, Simon Frasers University
  • Ms. Jane LauChief Executive, Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF
  • Prof. Christine LohChief Development Strategist, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Mr. James WangChairman, China Alpha Fund Management (HK) Limited
  • Dr. Alex WongChairman and Executive Director, King’s Flair Development Limited
Honorary Fellow
  • Dr. Alex WongChairman and Executive Director, King’s Flair Development Limited
  • Dr. Herbert LiFounder and Chairman of Xtreme Business Enterprise (XBE) Limited