The Academy of Business in Society


About The Academy of Business in Society

The Academy of Business in Society is a global network of companies and academic institutions whose mission is to advance the role of business in society through research and education.

The Academy of Business in Society is a fee-based membership organization with over 100 businesses. Headquartered in Belgium, members are distributed throughout the world, as it is a fully remote organization.

The Academy of Business in Society offers many benefits to its members. These include access to relevant insights and research, collaboration opportunities with industry experts, publication privileges, and participation in research and innovation projects. 

As one of the few existing business–academic networks, ABIS nurtures a unique experience and contribution to a more sustainable globe. This organization offers many online seminars and workshops, as well as annual conferences and events in Belgium

ABIS offers membership to companies, academic institutions, and international networks. Annual dues range between $500 and $15,000, depending on the level of engagement needed from ABIS. 

Members are part of several notable institutions and companies, including: Nottingham Trent University, INSEAD, IESE Business School, and SDA Bocconi School of Management. 


The Academy of Business in Society Facts

Year Founded


Member Count

100 - 1,000

HQ Location


Requires Invitation


Accepts Applications


Has a Mobile App


Offers Publishing Privileges


Annual Membership Fees

$500 - $15,000