B Corp Clinic
Happy B Corp Month!
March is B Corp Month! A month long celebration of B Corporations and the progress toward a more sustainable future. Learn more about B Corp Month from B Lab. We are celebrating the recent certification of two companies that participated […]
Descalza Officially B Corp Certified
Congratulations to Descalza on officially becoming B Corp Certified! Lisbeth Carolina Arias is an NC State University alumni and founder of Descalza a handcrafted, made to measure, clothing brand that collaborates with artisans in Latino America and local seamstresses in […]
The Business of Sustainability
Jessica Thomas, director of the Poole College Business Sustainability Collaborative, discusses plans on integrating sustainability across Poole College, including a proposal for a 12-credit graduate business sustainability certificate.
Forbes Documents Prota Fiori’s Collaboration with MBA Students in the B Corp Clinic
With the help of the NC State B Corp Clinic, Prota Fiori has become the first woman-owned sustainable luxury footwear company in Italy to achieve B Corp Certification, and Forbes is talking about it!
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.
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.
Oscar’s Journey from Oil & Gas to Sustainability Consulting
The sight of enormous wind turbines built right next to abandoned oil wells inspired Oscar to make a change and the NC State B Corp Clinic was a step on his path. In this article, Jenkins Alum, Oscar Llama shares his journey of moving from the oil industry into one focused on environmental and social sustainability.
B Corp Month 2021 Podcast with Jessica Thomas
In March 2021, The Green Elephant Show featured Jessica Yinka Thomas to discuss B Corporations and B Academics. Jessica and Russell spoke about how sustainability, B corporations, and how social & environmental impact is increasingly important to the next generation of business leaders.
The Gift of a Lifetime: Poole College of Management reflects on 10 years since the Poole Family Endowment
On a cold morning in December 2010, Nelson Auditorium was filled with students, faculty, staff, community members, college supporters and local reporters as an historic gift was announced. Lonnie C. Poole, Jr., founder of Waste Industries, and his wife, Carol Johnson Poole, shared their intent to donate $40 million to the university –– $37 million of which was designated to fund an endowment to support the College of Management, now named the Lonnie C. Poole Jr. College of Management. The endowment was the largest gift given to NC State in school history, and, in an interview with the Triangle Business Journal, Chancellor Randy Woodson shared it would “elevate our ability to have one of the most competitive business colleges in the country.”
Haven Ventures Becomes Certified B Corp After Partnering with the B Corp Clinic
Less than a year after partnering with 5 student consultants through the NC State B Corp Clinic, Haven Ventures has become B Corp Clinic certified, solidifying their commitment to prioritize their social and environmental impact.