The Centre for Business and Society (CBS) is a platform that brings forth invigorating debates, policy discussions, research communications and conferences, student engagement and immersion programmes, speaker sessions, executive trainings and “edutainment” events to encourage stimulating dialogues on pertinent social issues and create positive societal impact through better business practices.
CBS brings efforts and conversations at the intersection of business and society onto a wider stage of influence in Pakistan. Through its spectrum of activities, CBS contributes to the international community agenda focused on attaining Sustainable Development Goals with thematic areas focusing specifically on Ethics and Social Responsibility, Education, Gender, Sustainability, Diversity and Inclusiveness, Health, Governance and Public Policy and Capacity Building.
The centre’s activities in the year 2019 – 2020 focus on Education for All, Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women, and Sustainable Cities and Development.
Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB)
The Suleman Dawood School of Business, established in 1986, was the first school instituted at LUMS. SDSB was founded with the vision of becoming a leading management school in the region, with a truly global perspective, recognized for research and teaching excellence. Accordingly, SDSB is ranked as the best business school in Pakistan, as per the rankings issued in 2013 by the Higher Education Commission, and is the only management school from Pakistan to hold accreditation from the South Asian Quality Assurance System (SAQS) of the Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA). The school has also been awarded full-member status of the Association of Asia-Pacific Business Schools, and is a member of the European Foundation for Management Development as well.