B Corporations

Mar 23, 2022

B Lab Performance Standards Review: Call for Participation

Provide your feedback to B Labs as they develop, adapt, and advance the next generation of B Corp Certification performance requirements!

Mar 23, 2022

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!

Feb 24, 2022

New Podcast with B Lab Features BSC Director Jessica Thomas

It is the Business Sustainability Collaborative's pleasure to announce that our director Jessica Thomas has been featured on a new podcast special series by B Labs and Finding Humanity. 

Jan 9, 2022

Refining B Corp Success

In light of the business community’s ongoing emphasis on promoting environmental and social good, more companies are intent on certifying as Benefit Corporations (B Corps). NC State professors conducted exploratory research to find out more about how they differ from other entrepreneurial ventures.

Dec 8, 2021

The Real ROI of Business Sustainability

Business leaders are understanding that the impact of their operations goes far beyond finances and that improving sustainability is much bigger than the bottom line. Jessica Yinka Thomas shares her insight into why it’s important for companies to share their sustainability efforts, how they can measure the impact of those efforts and more.

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.

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

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.

Aug 23, 2021

Redesigning Capitalism: Business as a Force for Good with Jessica Thomas

Watch this Wolfpack Solutions course, "Redesigning Capitalism: Business as a Force for Good.” In this video, Jessica Thomas, explures a new model of business, B Corporations (B Corps), and a global movement focused on redesigning capitalism in a way that uses the power of business as an engine to drive positive social and environmental change.