• end to end supply chain

    Future of Human Rights in End-To-End Supply Chain

    October 21, 2017

    By Rejaul Hasan Consumers want to buy products that are produced while preserving human rights and honoring the global or domestic supply chain. A study by the marketing firm Cone LLC showed that…

  • energy saving benefits

    Consumer Resistance to Green Innovations

    September 19, 2017

    By Rejaul Hasan Why are consumers resistant to adopting green innovations? This is a question posed by Dr. Rosanna Garcia, the Faculty Director of the Business Sustainability Collaborative at North Carolina…

  • B Lab's Path to a Shared and Durable Prosperty
    b corporation

    Using Business as a Force for Good is Big Business

    August 1, 2017

    Benefit corporations are using their business for good while also meeting the shifting customer demands. Read more about the change in customer preferences and how businesses are working towards a more ethical practice.

  • Kyle Taylor, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, S3D
    entrepreneurs

    Students Develop Pitch for Green 3D Printing Material in “Introduction to Entrepreneurship” Course

    July 2, 2017

    As part of Professor Jeff Pollock's MIE 310 course, Introduction to Entrepreneurship, students submit a two minute video presenting a pitch for a value creating opportunity. We're delighted to share one of the top submissions from Prof. Pollack's Spring 2017 course.

  • Protopia Team
    b corp clinic

    Students from Across NC Participate in 2017 Spring B Corp Clinic

    June 28, 2017

    The Spring B Corp Clinic brought together students from all over North Carolina to help various organizations with their B Certified status. Read about the many projects and sustainable solutions that students and professionals developed throughout the clinic with local companies.

  • entrepreneurship

    Ryan O’Donnell Using Business as a Force for Good

    May 30, 2017

    In our BSC Sustainability Perspectives video series, Ryan O'Donnell, BS Business Administration '14, founder of Pennies 4 Progress and EmployUs, shares his experience as an NC State student engaging in entrepreneurship, sustainability and social innovation. Ryan also discusses how he is using business as a force for good and how every company he starts will have a social mission.

  • Adam Harris, Jenkins MBA '18, president of the graduate Net Impact chapter
    business

    NC State Undergraduate and Graduate Net Impact Chapters Welcome New Leadership Teams

    April 25, 2017

    The NC State University Net Impact chapter is one of 300+ worldwide which connects like-minded, innovative people in an impactful program.

  • Jenkins MBA Invest for Impact Team
    business sustainability collaborative

    Jenkins MBA Students Take 3rd Place in Invest for Impact Competition

    April 25, 2017

    For the second year in a row, a team from the Jenkins MBA program participated in, and placed at the annual Invest for Impact Case Competition, hosted by UNC-Chapel Hill.

  • 3D Printed Plastic
    north carolina

    The Quest to Find Sustainable Materials for 3D Printing

    March 29, 2017

    A quest is underway to find sustainable materials for 3D printing by a group of NC State researchers from the College of Textiles and College of Natural Resources in association with Cotton Inc. Learn more about how cotton can be a game changer for printing and sustainability.

  • Rosanna Garcia
    design

    Designing for Sustainability

    March 29, 2017

    Rosanna Garcia, BSC Faculty Director, Associate Professor of Marketing and Innovation + Design Chancellor’s Faculty of Excellence Cluster talks about her teaching, research and collaboration across NC State. Dr. Garcia discusses how companies can drive innovation through design for sustainability and measuring social and environmental impact in our new Sustainability Perspectives Video Series.

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