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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
B Academics Network Hosts the 2020 Global B Academics Paper Development Workshop
The B Academics network recently held its 2020 Global B Academics Paper Development Workshop. B Academics is 501c3 that brings together over 1900 academics and supporters from 612 institutions and 52 countries. It is a growing movement with a vision to “advance the state of academic study into business as a force for good,” and is led by their president, Jessica Yinka Thomas who is the Director of the Business Sustainability Collaborative and a faculty member in the Poole College of Management at NC State. The topic of the Workshop was Nuts and Bolts of Research on B Corps: Empirical Methods and Research Design.
BSC Director Named President of B Academics
BSC Director, Jessica Thomas, was recently name president of B Academics, a network of over 1,500 educators, researchers and academic partners, in 52 countries, who are committed to accelerating the sustainable business movement by studying B Corporations.
Movement Towards Benevolent Business Being Led by Triangle Academics
In cooperation with B Lab, BSC Director Jessica Thomas is working with partners in the B Corp Academic Community to unite academics around the world.