Oct 30, 2018
Business With Purpose
Why do we exist? What good can we do in society? These are questions that leaders of VF Corporation have been asking about their business. As part of a new campus speaker series called Purpose Driven Business, these business leaders will share insights about the company’s transformation into a purpose-led organization. BSC hosts the series, which kicked off Oct. 22 with Letitia Webster, the company’s vice president for sustainability and responsibility.
Feb 8, 2019
Spring 2019 Kickoff NC State B Corp Clinic
Have you ever wondered how companies become B Corps? B Corps—like Ben & Jerry's, New Belgium Brewing, and Patagonia—are “for-profit companies certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency.” For the last three years, the NC State B Corp Clinic, a multi-school collaborative program has helped North Carolina companies achieve B Corp certification by working with teams of graduate and undergraduate students from universities across the state.
Oct 8, 2018
For Wineries, Competition Boosts Profits From Sustainability
An international study finds that the more sustainability practices a winery has in place, the better its financial performance – and the effect is enhanced when a winery perceives significant pressure from competitors.
Oct 31, 2018
NC State Named To Princeton Review’s ‘Top 50 Green Colleges’ List
The Princeton Review has ranked NC State 42nd on its 2018 “Top 50 Green Colleges” list. The university has been named a Green College by The Princeton Review since 2012 but this is the first time NC State has made the top 50.