BSC Library Articles Tagged: Entrepreneurs

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    B Corp Clinic Featured in the AACSB Blog

    November 27, 2016

    The Business Sustainability Collaborative program the B Corp Clinic was featured in the AACSB Blog post, "Developing Social Entrepreneurs Through B Corp Clinic."

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    Record Number of Entries in the Lulu eGames Social Impact Category

    March 26, 2017

    The Lulu eGames is the biggest startup competition within NC State. Awarding over $100,000 in prizes, this year's eGames competition had a record number of entries.

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    Students Develop Pitch for Green 3D Printing Material in “Introduction to Entrepreneurship” Course

    July 2, 2017

    As part of Professor Jeff Pollock's MIE 310 course, Introduction to Entrepreneurship, students submit a two minute video presenting a pitch for a value creating opportunity. We're delighted to share one of the top submissions from Prof. Pollack's Spring 2017 course.

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    Using Business as a Force for Good is Big Business

    August 1, 2017

    Benefit corporations are using their business for good while also meeting the shifting customer demands. Read more about the change in customer preferences and how businesses are working towards a more ethical practice.

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    North Carolina Sustainability Center passes the torch to Poole College’s Sustainability Initiative

    April 21, 2015

    The North Carolina Sustainability Center (NCSC) on April 21 officially transferred its role as an online sustainability community to the Sustainability Initiative at the NC State University Poole College of…

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    ASHEVILLE’S GREEN BUSINESS SCENE PROFILED BY FORBES

    December 30, 2014

    Photo: mdl70/creative commons From contributing to the state's solar boom to an expanding green events industry, Asheville, North Carolina has a strong and growing reputation for environmentally conscious business. Now the town is being profiled by Forbes in its ongoing series on innovation around the United States, and unsurprisingly, the focus is on sustainability. Among the initiatives that the article focuses on is Venture Asheville:  The brainchild of the Asheville Chamber of Commerce and the Economic Development Coalition for Asheville-Buncombe County, the Venture Asheville initiative works to energize a local high-growth entrepreneurial ecosystem. Fittingly, investing and growing “green” businesses – those…

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    Jenkins MBA Team takes Second Place in Invest for Impact Competition

    March 5, 2016

    A Jenkins MBA team from NC State earned second place in The Invest for Impact Competition hosted on February 26, 2016 by the Kenan-Flagler Business School at UNC - Chapel Hill. This was the first time the Jenkins MBA program participated in the invitation-only competition.

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    NC State B Corp Clinic Helps Companies Improve their Environmental, Social Impact

    May 10, 2016

    On April 22 – Earth Day – 2016, the BSC hosted its second B Corp Clinic finals at HQ Raleigh. Read more to find out how teams of students from Triangle area business schools worked together to help aspiring companies move toward certification as B Corps.

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    Vital Plan Leverages B Corp Certification to Revolutionize Support for Chronic Illness

    May 13, 2016

    Vital Plan, a physician-founded wellness startup, is one of eight herbal supplement companies worldwide and the first supplement company in NC to become a Certified B Corporation®.

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