BSC hosts multiple speaker series and events to connect industry thought leaders innovating in sustainable business to our NC State campus community and local business community.
BSC Conversation Series
The BSC Conversation Series provides a forum for students and community members across NC to engage with business leaders and change makers.
Our goal is to provide insight into how these leaders are transforming the way business operates to benefit people, the planet, and the bottom line.
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Featured BSC Conversation Speakers
VP of Sustainability, Home Depot
Claus Stig Pederson
VP of Sustainability, Novozymes
CEO, Seventh Generation
Kirsten Saenz Tobey
Co-founder, Revolution Foods
Francine Petersen Espinoza
Associate Professor of Marketing, European School of Management and Technology
Founder, Winston Eco-Strategies
1,400+ sustainability leaders
Our 2017-18 Speaker Series engaged with 1,400+ sustainability leaders on campus and within our community.
VF Speaker Series
Purpose Driven Business Speaker Series Featuring Roian Atwood
The Purpose Driven Business Speakers Series is hosted by VF Corp. and the NC State Poole College of Management Business Sustainability Collaborative. The series is designed to provide a forum for NC State students and other community members to learn from business leaders and changemakers about how they are transforming the way that business operates to benefit people, the planet and the bottom line. Our next speaker in the series will be Roian Atwood, Director of Sustainability for Wrangler and Lee jeans with a talk on “Wrangler’s Journey into Science and Conservation.”
Purpose Driven Business Speaker Series Featuring Letitia Webster
We were proud to kick off our first installment of the Purpose Driven Speaker Series with the wonderful Letitia Webster, Global Vice President of Sustainability & Responsibility at VF Corp. Ms. Webster shared how VF created an enterprise-wide Purpose to transform the Fortune 250’s trajectory and role in society. Ms. Webster also shared how she, in partnership with the VF CEO, led the process to develop a Purpose for VF and it’s brands, how they rolled it out to VF’s 70,000 global employees and how they have begun to integrate it into the business and activate it across the brand portfolio.