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Industry Engagement

Our expert faculty and students team up with industry leaders to use the power of business to solve social and environmental challenges.

Doing Business Better

At the Business Sustainability Collaborative (BSC), we partner with industry leaders to pioneer socially and environmentally sustainable practices — and they see lasting, far-reaching results.

Our faculty and students have deep experience working with for-profit companies to create sustainability strategies that breed innovation and bolster competitive advantage. We’re leading the charge in the world of business sustainability. Our framework has been emulated by university partners throughout North Carolina and across a global network of institutions.

Whether you’re a startup or a multinational, the BSC has the expertise to get your business sustainability plan off the ground. We’ve partnered with companies across the state, the nation and the world, spanning all industries. Connect with us and find out what we can do for yours.

32 Industry Partners

We’ve partnered with leading companies like Red Hat and HQ Raleigh to improve their social and environmental impact.

Partner With Us

Our partnerships bring together faculty, students and industry to yield leading-edge, actionable business solutions that are good for people, the planet and the bottom line. When you team up with the BSC, you’ll gain insights from our world-class faculty, get hands-on consulting from our student leaders and build working relationships with future recruits.

Having a knowledgeable, enthusiastic, hardworking team of students with diverse backgrounds and perspectives is a great way to get a lot done in a short time.

Anne Claire Broughton, Founder of Broughton Consulting, a Certified B Corporation

We’re leaders in the B Corporation movement: a growing initiative by the the nonprofit B Lab to empower businesses that prize social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. And our innovative B Corp Clinic is modeled by universities across the world.

During the clinic, we connect teams of interdisciplinary students with real companies to help them achieve B Corporation status. Our student teams offer consulting through each step of the B Corp assessment process — and create sustainable business strategies for our partners that last beyond the certification process.

Business Sustainability Collaborative at NC State University