Upcoming Events Business Sustainability Collaborative

  • Careers in Sustainability Workshop with Katie Kross

    Event Date: September 25, 2017

    Careers in Sustainability workshop is open to all NC State undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, staff and alumni who are interested in learning more about how to secure a job within this field. Join the Poole College Business Sustainability Collaborative and the NC State Net Impact chapters as we partner to host Katie Kross, author of Profession and Purpose: A Resource Guide for MBA Careers in Sustainability and Managing Director of the Center for Energy, Development and the Global Environment at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. Lunch will be provided for those who RSVP. We hope you can join us! RSVP HERE Learn More

  • B Corp Academic Community Roundtable

    Event Date: October 4, 2017

    Join us for the second annual B Corp Academic Community Roundtable, hosted by the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. The Roundtable will bring together academics and B Corps from around the world for meaningful interaction and collaboration. The B Corp Academic Community Roundtable will be held in parallel with the annual B Corp Champions Retreat, the first B Local Communities Summit and B Lab's Measure What Matters Initiative. Preliminary items on the agenda include three areas of focus: a) research on metrics and impact evaluation; b) curriculum development; and c) technical assistance provided by university student… Learn More

  • Careers With Impact Forum

    Event Date: October 6, 2017

    ​ The Careers with Impact Forum brings together a diverse range of companies to showcase new ideas to MBA students interested in fostering social or environmental impact throughout their careers. This full-day event will cover topics, from corporate social responsibility strategy to financing impact-oriented start-ups, and will facilitate meaningful dialogue among MBA students and corporate leaders. Register The conference will focus not only on sustainability-oriented companies, but also on how one can have personal and industry-wide impact within traditional companies. The event will also feature a networking lunch and happy hour following the final panel discussions. ​ Please note, dress is business… Learn More

  • Business Sustainability Collaborative/ Net Impact Lunch n' Learn with Gretchen Digby

    Event Date: October 11, 2017

    Join us on October 11th from 12:15pm - 1:15pm for another edition of the Business Sustainability Collaborative (BSC) / Net Impact Lunch n' Learn series. Gretchen Digby is an NC State University graduate and sustainability professional with prior experience as the Director of Global Sustainability Programs at Ingersoll Rand. Take advantage of the opportunity to hear Gretchen speak about her experiences in the sustainability field and her chosen career path. The lunch and learn series is open to all NC State undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, staff and alumni who are interested in learning more about the diverse experiences of NC… Learn More

  • Sustainable Spirits: Durham OCTOBER 2017

    Event Date: October 24, 2017

    The North Carolina Composting Council, Wetrock Farm, and Toxic Free NC invite you to the October 2017 Sustainable Spirits in Durham! Also, take note that they are collaborating once again with Citizens' Climate Lobby to host a pre-Sustainable Spirits group discussion, this time the topic is: Volunteer Engagement.  Register Sustainable Spirits is a casual monthly gathering for the sustainability community to network, learn and engage.  Learn More

  • Net Impact Conference 2017

    Event Date: October 26, 2017

    Many people want to make a difference, but turning good intentions into tangible impact can be hard. The Net Impact Conference is your accelerator. We can give you the skills, experiences and connections so that you can have the greatest impact now and throughout your career. From the founders of impactful companies, to the professionals using business as a force for good, to the students and graduates preparing for a career with purpose, our members and alumni continue to be a driving force for change around the world every day. These are the inspiring people who will gather this October… Learn More

  • 2017 Annual Leadership in Visionary Enterprise (LiVE) Awards Luncheon

    Event Date: November 3, 2017

    The North Carolina Business Council (NCBC) invites you to its first annual Leadership in Visionary Enterprises (LiVE) Awards Luncheon. "HOW BUSINESS LEADERS ARE MOVING BEYOND CORPORATE WALLS TO BECOME CHANGEMAKERS". Reserve Your Seat  Tickets range from $15 to $25 per person. Keynote Speaker: Mr. David Meeker, Co-Owner of Carpenter Real Eastate, Trophy Brewing and Runologie in Downtown Raleigh.  As an entrepreneur, Meeker knows the value of having a functioning government that moves us forward.  Meeker has been outspoken against House Bill 2 and a big proponent of ending gerrymandering in North Carolina.  Awards: This year, NCBC will recognize five business leaders who demonstrated their visionary leadership… Learn More

  • Global Entrepreneurship Week 2017

    Event Date: November 13, 2017

    For one week each November, thousands of events and competitions in 160 countries inspire millions to engage in entrepreneurial activity while connecting them to potential collaborators, mentors and even investors. Powered by the Kauffman Foundation, the initiative is supported by dozens of world leaders and a network of more than 15,000 partner organizations. GEW is held November 13-19, 2017. More information Learn More

  • FoodCon 2017

    Event Date: December 8, 2017

    FoodCon 2017 is a conference devoted to the business of sustainable food systems. The theme this year is “Good for All: Sustainable. Profitable. Accessible.” Cost: $10 students / $15 community Event URL: http://mbafoodcon.com/ Event host: Eric Insler, Eric_Insler@kenan-flagler.unc.edu More information. Learn More

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