Past Events Business Sustainability Collaborative

  • 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

  • B the Change: Benefit Corporations as a Force for Good in the World

    Event Date: April 11, 2017 Time: 5:30 PM

    B the Change: Benefit Corporations as a Force for Good in the World We are excited to announce that Elon University and NC State University have teamed up to present a unique event for students interested in learning more about B Corporations this spring. The Elon University Doherty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, The NC State University Poole College Business Sustainability Collaborative, and Elon University’s Student Professional Development Center would like to invite you to the B the Change: Benefit Corporations as a Force for Good in the World event on Tuesday, April 11th, 5:30-7:30pm at Elon University. We are inviting interested… Learn More

  • Marketing Seminar with Dr. John Peloza

    Event Date: April 3, 2017 Time: 10:00 AM

    Marketing Seminar with Dr. John Peloza, April 3 The Marketing team welcomes Dr. John Peloza, Associate Professor, Vernon and William Smith Faculty Fellow, Gatton College of Business and Economics, University of Kentucky, Monday, April 3, 10:00-11:30, in the Boardroom. John Peloza’s research focuses on corporate social responsibility and prosocial consumer behavior, and is characterized by interdisciplinary theories and methods. Please mark your calendar and keep an eye out for more information from Mike Stanko. Read more about Dr. Peloza. Learn More

  • BSC Curriculum Development Seminar

    Event Date: March 28, 2017 Time: 12:00 PM

    BSC Curriculum Development Seminar, March 28 On March 28, noon – 1pm in Nelson 3220, recipients of the 2016 Business Sustainability Collaborative Curriculum Development grants will present their course modules and outcomes: Paul Mulvey and Alexander Gloss, MIE 330: Human Resource Management and MIE 201: Introduction to Business Jeffrey Pollack, MIE 310: Introduction to Entrepreneurship Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to Jessica Thomas at jothomas@ncsu.edu. Learn More

  • Poole College Executive Leadership Speaker: John Replogle, CEO and President of Seventh Generation

    Event Date: February 15, 2017 Time: 4:30 PM

    Join us for the next Poole College Executive Speaker which will feature John Replogle, President and CEO of Seventh Generation, one of the largest certified B Corporations. John Replogle’s talk, a conversation with Poole College Dean Annette Ranft, will take place on Wednesday, February 15th at 4:30pm. Learn more About the Poole College Executive Leadership Series  The Poole College of Management has presented this Executive Speaker Series since 1992, providing our students and the community the opportunity to learn from some of the nation’s – and the world’s – leading executives as they talk about their careers and leadership experiences.… Learn More

  • Spring 2017 B Corp Clinic Launch

    Event Date: February 3, 2017 Time: 10:00 AM

    Join the NC State Poole College Business Sustainability Collaborative on Friday, February 3rd at 10am at the Frontier in RTP for the launch of the NC State Spring 2017 B Corp Clinic. 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. The B Corp Clinic is a collaboration between the Business Sustainability Collaborative, the Entrepreneurship Clinic, HQ Raleigh, and the NC State Net Impact Chapters. Students from colleges and universities across North Carolina are welcome to participate. Students will work in interdisciplinary, cross-university teams of… Learn More

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