B Corporations

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.

Jul 29, 2021

Jessica Yinka Thomas Introduces Incoming NC State Students to Business Sustainability

Wicked Problems, Wolfpack Solutions is a multidisciplinary experience created by NC State for incoming first year and transfer students. Our own, Jessica Yinka Thomas, director of the Business Sustainability Collaborative, is among the 50 NC State faculty and experts contributing to the five-week course.

Jul 22, 2021

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.

May 25, 2021

B Lab Welcomes Jessica Yinka Thomas to Standards Advisory Council

BSC Director Jessica Yinka Thomas has been nominated to the B Lab Standards Advisory Council (SAC), an independent governing body tasked with developing and overseeing the application of B Corp standards. The SAC plays a critical role in the B Corp community and the broader efforts to define performance expectations for businesses on social and environmental issues.

Apr 4, 2021

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.

Mar 31, 2021

Every Day Sustainable Luxury

A few years into working in investment banking, Lauren Ginsberg decided to switch gears and pursue a career change. Returning to NC State, where she completed a bachelor’s degree in business administration, Ginsberg joined the inaugural class for the Global Luxury and Management Program, a dual master’s degree program through the Poole College of Management and the Skema Business School.