From 2010, CEMS is also inviting Social Partners as alliance members. Currently, there are four CEMS Social Partners (as of March 2016):
Fairtrade Labeling Organisation
The United Nations Alliance of Civilization
The European Space Agency (ESA)
As part of CEMS focus on CSR, the alliance has granted the title of Honorary Member to the 2006 Noble Prize winner - Prof. Muhammad Yunus - (the Bangladeshi economist and founder of Grameen Bank) - who gave a keynote speech during 2010 CEMS Annual Events in Rotterdam.