Stories From 2021

Nov 28, 2021

RTI Idea Lab for Equitable Economic Development Features BSC Director

The RTI Idea Lab for Equitable Economic Development recently welcomed BSC Leader Jessica Yinka Thomas to share her image of what equitable economic development looks like. Follow the provided link to see how you can get involved in creating a more equitable economy.

Nov 18, 2021

BSC Global Entrepreneurship Week Speed Networking Recap

Raleigh Founded was alive with NC State students and local entrepreneurs for the Business Sustainability Collaborative Global Entrepreneurship Week Speed Networking event. The networking event on November 9th was an opportunity for graduate and undergraduate students to meet with Triangle-based impact entrepreneurs.

Nov 10, 2021

The Increasing Role of Climate Change in Supply Chain Disruptions

Supply Chain professor Rob Handfield Ph.D. of NC State Poole College of Management discusses how climate change is causing major supply chain disruptions. "Major supply chain disruptions due to weather-related incidents are on the rise, and one can’t dismiss these as a “once-in-a-century” event any more."

Oct 20, 2021

BSC Associates take on Ignite Social Innovation Retreat

"Before the retreat, I never thought about what it means to be a social entrepreneur. I just knew I wanted to change the world someway, somehow. Social innovation isn’t just about providing new products or new services; it’s about changing the underlying beliefs and relationships that structure the world around us."

Oct 19, 2021

Fall 2021 B Corp Clinic Update

The B Corp Clinic returns for its thirteenth semester. The Clinic provides a unique opportunity for future business leaders to get hands-on consulting experience and the chance to learn about social and environmental impact assessment and sustainable business models. Each of the seven purpose driven companies involved this semester, have an array of goals to accomplish to become B Corp Certified.

Oct 13, 2021

Pursuing B Corp Certification: Exploring Firms’ Entrepreneurial Orientation and Prosocial Motivation

In this study, the authors, including Jeffery Pollack PhD, an NC State associate professor, examine the Entrepreneurial Orientation of firms pursuing B Corp Certification and how it changes throughout and the first 8 weeks of the pursuit compared to firms […]

Sep 29, 2021  |  B Corporations

Jenkins MBA Ranks No. 1 in Diversity in Bloomburg Businessweek’s Top B-Schools Ranking

Bloomberg Businessweek announced this week that the NC State Jenkins full-time MBA program has been ranked No. 44 in its Best Business Schools MBA rankings, making it the ninth year NC State has participated in the ranking.

Sep 16, 2021

NC State Participates in SDG Quality Education Panel

As part of B Lab's 17 Days for 17 goals initiative focusing on how the B Corp movement is making progress towards the UN SDGs, Jessica Yinka Thomas joined academics from around the world focus on SDG 4!

Sep 13, 2021

Kalera CEO Makes an Impact on the Future of Farming

When he enrolled in North Carolina State University’s College of Management, Daniel Malechuk (’03) didn’t picture himself working in the food industry, but he couldn’t be more proud today of his role in the future of sustainable farming.

Sep 13, 2021

Poole Podcast: B-Corps and the Triple Bottom Line

Episode 10 of the Poole Podcast features Jessica Thomas and Eric Henry sharing inside information on B-Corps & the Triple Bottom Line.