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B Corp Clinic

Our innovative B Corp Clinic is the first of its kind. Team up with students to work toward strengthening your social and environmental impact.

The B Corp Clinic

For the last eight years, the NC State B Corp Clinic has helped over 100 companies from around the world improve their social and environmental impact. Whether you’re a traditional business working to become more sustainable, an aspiring B Corp pursuing certification or a certified B Corp focused on continuous improvement, the B Corp Clinic can help!

Each company is matched with a team of interdisciplinary students from academic institutions across North Carolina. The team uses the B Impact Assessment (BIA), as a tool to measure and drive impact. The BIA is a free, confidential platform designed to help measure and manage your company’s positive impact on your workers, community, customers and environment.

B Corp Movement: Transforming the global economy to benefit all people, communities, and the planet

The B Corp Clinic has worked with over 480 students on 108 projects and helped companies make progress on over 2,500 points towards certification, including 34 companies that have become B Corp Certified.

Company Applications For Fall 2024

Applications for Fall 2024 are now open and companies will be accepted on a rolling basis. Application deadline is August 30th at 5PM EST.

B Corp Clinic Timeline

B Corp Clinic Timeline (Fall & Spring Semesters)
Week 0: Company applications due second week of class
Week 1: B Corp Clinic Kickoff & Company presentations (virtual)
Week 2: Student applications due by 5 pm
Week 2.5: Teams announced
Week 3: Student orientation
Week 3-7: Team Projects
Week 7: Interim presentations (virtual)
Week 7-12: Team Projects
Week 12: B Corp Clinic Closing Presentations (virtual)

480 students

have worked on 108 projects with the B Corp Clinic.

Why Participate?

Build a better business

  • Open to companies around the world, from start-ups to multinationals
  • Work with creative, interdisciplinary teams of students from colleges and universities across NC
  • Use the B Impact Assessment to strengthen your social and environmental impact
  • Become a certified B Corporation or simply be like a B Corporation

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! Also, the community of B Corps is very collaborative and everyone is ready to share resources and help each other.

Anne Claire Broughton, Spring 2017 B Corp Clinic, Broughton Consulting, a Certified B Corporation

Past B Corp Clinic Participants