Past Events Business Sustainability Collaborative

  • B Corp Happy Hour at Lulu Press

    Event Date: November 16, 2017 Time: 6:00 PM

    B Corp Happy Hour at Lulu Press November 16, 6-8pm Interested in learning more about B Corps and how to use business as a Force for Good? This is a great place to hear from local NC B Corps and meet the people who make things happen. Join us as we celebrate the work of local B Corps and share best practices. We'll hear from several B Corps including Dimensions OHS, Riley Life, and Lulu Press, Inc. Authentic Japanese dumplings will be available for purchase from Crispy Goyza food truck. Enjoy beer from Bull City Burger and Brewery. Test your… Learn More

  • Free Sustainability Lunch n' Learn with Megan M. Anderson

    Event Date: November 13, 2017 Time: 12:15 PM Location: 2801 Founders Drive, Nelson Hall, Room 4210

    Join us on Monday, November 13th from 12:15pm - 1:15pm for another edition of the Business Sustainability Collaborative / Net Impact Lunch n' Learn series to meet Megan M. Anderson, Sustainability Manager for the City of Raleigh. Take advantage of this opportunity to hear Megan 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 local significant community/ business leaders and their careers in sustainable enterprise. Lunch will be… Learn More

  • Global Entrepreneurship Week 2017

    Event Date: November 13, 2017 Time: 8:00 AM Location: NC State University

    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. November 13, 2017 Lunch & Learn with Megan Anderson 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Location: Nelson Hall, Room 4210 Description: Join us on Monday, November 13th from 12:15pm - 1:15pm for another edition of the Business Sustainability Collaborative / Net Impact Lunch n'… Learn More

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

    Event Date: November 3, 2017 Time: 11:30 AM Location: Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center 4700 Emperor Boulevard Durham, NC 27703

    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

  • Net Impact Conference 2017

    Event Date: October 26, 2017 Time: 8:00 AM Location: Atlanta, GA

    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

  • Sustainable Spirits: Durham October 2017

    Event Date: October 24, 2017 Time: 5:30 PM Location: Durty Bull Brewing Company 206 Broadway Street #104 Durham, NC 27701

    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

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

    Event Date: October 11, 2017 Time: 12:15 PM Location: Nelson Hall Room 2406

    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

  • Careers With Impact Forum

    Event Date: October 6, 2017 Time: 8:00 AM Location: UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

    ​ 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

  • B Corp Academic Community Roundtable

    Event Date: October 4, 2017 Time:

    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 in Sustainability Workshop with Katie Kross

    Event Date: September 25, 2017 Time: 12:15 PM Location: Nelson Room 2406

    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

  • September B Corp Happy Hour

    Event Date: September 21, 2017 Time: 6:00 PM Location: Larry's Coffee

    Interested in learning more about B Corps and how to use business as a Force for Good? This is a great place to hear from local NC B Corps and meet the people who make things happen. Join us as we celebrate the work of local B Corps and share best practices on September 21, 2017 from 6pm to 8pm at Larry's Coffee. Register and reserve your spot! We'll also hear from the B Corp Clinic about how students are partnering with local businesses to measure what matters and grow NC B Corps. The North Carolina Business Council will discuss their commitment to grow and serve socially… Learn More

  • September B Corps 101

    Event Date: September 20, 2017 Time: 11:00 AM Location: Wake Tech Community College

    Have you heard the term B Corps and wondered what it meant? Have you ever considered B Corps status, but don't know where to begin? Come learn about why over 2,100 companies from 42 different countries have joined the B Corporation movement. September 20, 2017 from 11am - 12:30pm at Wake Tech Community College. Register here! The first 45 minutes we will give you a background on B Corps and top tips on easy things you can do to cultivate a positive impact within your business. Chris Lawrence with Ten Dots and Dan Norber with The Redwoods Group will give… Learn More

  • USGBC at NC State Emerging Professionals Career Panel

    Event Date: September 12, 2017 Time: Location: NC State Talley Student Union 4101

    Attend a career panel hosted by the USGBC (US Green Building Council) at NC State Emerging Professionals on September 12, 2017. The U.S. Green Building Council at NC State has organized a panel discussion entitled Advancing Your Green Career moderated by Traci Rose Rider, coordinator for the Design Initiative for Sustainability and Health. The panel is comprised of a diverse group of professionals from various fields. The discussion is designed to: raise awareness of green career opportunities encourage student and emerging professionals to integrate sustainability principles into their work across all fields. The topics will range from career challenges, client relationship… Learn More

  • Sustainable Spirits: Raleigh September 2017

    Event Date: September 11, 2017 Time: 5:30 PM Location: Trophy Brewing Tap and Table 225 S Wilmington St, Raleigh, NC 27601 Raleigh, NC 27601

      The North Carolina Composting Council, NC State University Business Sustainability Collaborative, NC-US Green Building Council, and Toxic Free NC invite you to the September 11, 2017 Sustainable Spirits in Raleigh! Sustainable Spirits is a casual monthly gathering for the sustainability communit. Starting on the summer of 2013, we have rotated around the [expanded] Triangle and the coast through different establishments creating a space for people to gather, meet each other, and engage in fun and meaningful conversations. It’s free, unstructured, and open to everyone interested in anything from renewable energy and civic engagement to green building, organic farming, and beyond! Register for this event!   Learn More

  • NC State B Corp Clinic - Fall 2017 Kickoff

    Event Date: September 8, 2017 Time: 3:00 PM Location: Virtual Web Conference

    Join the NC State Poole College Business Sustainability Collaborative on Friday, September 8th from 3pm - 5pm in a VIRTUAL event to kick off the Fall 2017 B Corp Clinic. The web-conferencing link will be sent out to the RVSP list one day prior to the kick off. Even if you're not able to attend in real-time, register for the event and we'll follow up with a recording and details about applying for the Clinic. The B Corp Clinic is a collaboration between the Business Sustainability Collaborative, the Entrepreneurship Clinic, HQ Raleigh, and the NC State Net Impact Chapters. Register today! The Clinic offers students hands-on consulting… Learn More

  • August B Corps 101

    Event Date: August 24, 2017 Time: 8:30 AM Location: HQ Raleigh

    Have you heard the term B Corps and wondered what it meant? Have you ever considered B Corps status, but don't know where to begin? Come learn about why over 2,100 companies from 42 different countries have joined the B Corporation movement. Join us on August 24, 2017 from 8:30am - 10am at HQ Raleigh. Register for this event today! The first 45 minutes we will give you a background on B Corps and top tips on easy things you can do to cultivate a positive impact within your business. Chris Lawrence with Ten Dots and Dan Norber with The… Learn More

  • Spring 2017 B Corp Clinic Final Presentations

    Event Date: April 28, 2017 Time: 10:00 AM

    Join the NC State Poole College Business Sustainability Collaborative on Friday, April 28th, from 10am - noon, for the final presentations for NC State’s B Corp Clinic.  This program is designed to connect students to aspiring B Corporations, including local entrepreneurs. The B Corp Clinic is a collaboration between the Business Sustainability Collaborative, the Entrepreneurship Clinic, HQ Raleigh, and the NC State Net Impact Chapters. The Clinic offers students hands-on consulting experience and the chance to learn about B Corporations, social and environmental impact assessment, and sustainable business models. This spring, students from NC State, Duke, UNC Chapel Hill, Wake… Learn More

  • Net Impact Lunch n' Learn with Elizabeth Tutino with CREE

    Event Date: April 25, 2017 Time: 3:00 PM

    Net Impact NC State and Business Sustainability Collaborative invite you to a conversation over lunch with Elizabeth Tutino, CREE Environmental Engineer on Tuesday, April 25th, 3-5pm in Talley 4280. This event will explore overall trends in the technology manufacturing industry and what sustainability means to a company like CREE. Together we will discuss the practical challenges of integrating sustainability into a complex organization, and the successes of their growing program. Seating is limited. Details and RSVP. *A Wolfpack Certified Sustainable Event Learn More

  • BSC Sustainability in Research Seminar with Dr. Richard Newell

    Event Date: April 21, 2017 Time: 3:30 PM

    Our upcoming BSC Sustainability in Research Seminar with feature Dr. Richard Newell, President and CEO of Resources for the Future on April 21, 2017, 3:30 - 4:45pm, Nelson 4210. Dr. Newell's talk titled, “Valuing Climate Damages: Updating Estimation of the Social Cost of Carbon Dioxide,” will focus on the findings and recommendations from a recent National Academies report on the issue. Resources for the Future is an independent, nonprofit research organization that improves environmental, energy, and natural resource decision-making through rigorous economic analysis. Read more about Dr. Newell. Learn More

  • Alumni Perspectives: Changing the World One Carpet Tile At A Time

    Event Date: April 20, 2017 Time: 5:30 PM

    Alumni Perspectives: Changing the World One Carpet Tile At A Time April 20, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Talley Student Union Room 4140 2015 NC State graduate in Environmental Sciences Jarami Bond is the Sustainability Manager for Interface Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial carpet tiles. He will speak about his company’s mission zero and climate take back efforts, as well as personal advice on career success and global impact. Sponsored by Environmental Sciences Academic Program. Learn More

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