The Lagos Business School Sustainability Centre, Pan-Atlantic University was launched in 2010. The Centre brings together theory and practice on sustainability, builds leadership skills and supports constructive dialogue and collaboration between business, government, civil society and academics to find solutions to critical sustainability challenges.

The Centre achieves its mission through research,   delivering courses and hosting business action platforms to enable constructive dialogue and collaboration between various stakeholder to find solutions to sustainable development challenges in Africa.

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Our Thematic Focus Areas

LBS Sustainability Centre supports business and organisations in mainstreaming, integrating and assessing their sustainability strategies and initiatives, based on cutting-edge sustainability thinking and Centre-led research findings.

We also partner with businesses to provide customized, in-house management development and training programmes.

LBSSC 2020 Highlights
The year 2020 has been one of harsh realities and uncertainties, we are glad you made it through and would like to share with you our reflections, learnings and accomplishments. Despite the disruptions, the Lagos Business School Sustainability Centre has achieved its goal of bringing together theory and practice of sustainability through our courses, research and dialogue forums. With the effects of COVID-19 lingering on businesses, economies and society in general, it is clear that the road to sustainable recovery will be a long one. However, we are certain that by working together, these engagements helped to pave the way for more action and opportunities for sustainable development in Africa.
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Chief Executive Forum on Sustainability
The LBSSC landmark c-suite forum held on December 15, 2020, with top business executive engaging on how sustainability comes in at a time when the planet is in chaos, people seem dispensable and profits are dwindling? The theme of the forum was ‘Sustainable Business Action for Recovery and Growth: People, Planet and Profit’. Partners and Contributing Organisations: Private Sector Advisory Group, UN Global Compact (Nigeria Chapter), Nigerian Stock Exchange, Unilever Nigeria & Ghana, Sahara Group Limited.
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International Sustainability Conference
The 2020 International Sustainability Conference was themed ‘Strategies for Sustainable Economic Recovery.’ This year’s forum was a virtual event which featured a panel session on the topic ‘Sustainable Recovery from Covid 19: Policy and Business Solutions for Job creation in Emerging Markets’ and an interactive case discussion with the theme, Food Security: Eliminating Bottlenecks in Achieving Zero Hunger. Partners and Contributing Organisations: AFEX Nigeria Commodities Exchange Ltd, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), Enterprise Development Centre, PAU, Nigeria Climate Innovation Centre (NCIC), SMEFUNDS Capital and The Hunger Project.
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“Excellent programme, I hope to return along with my board members in the near future’ – Participant, Leading a Sustainable Business Seminar. Very helpful learning experience, I will make sustainability a core function of my business”

Participant, Leading a Sustainable Business Seminar

“I am most grateful to LBS for the opportunity to participate in the NPLM programme. When I enrolled for the programme, I didn’t know what to expect but I was sure of what I wanted to gain from it and I was not disappointed.”

Maria Etemore Glover, NPLM Participant

“Organisational Strategy and Planning: As a non-profit that has been looking for a means to be sustainable and not heavily rely on donor funding, a major take back was to begin to develop the capacity to develop a mission driven strategy.”

Adeolu Adekola, Leading a Sustainable Business Seminar