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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.

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.

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 3, 2021

Meet the 2021 NC State Sustainability Award Winners

The NC State Sustainability Council has selected 6 individuals and departments to be recognized for outstanding achievement in sustainability on campus, in the community, or globally.

May 3, 2021

NC State Ranks Globally For Sustainability Impact

Times Higher Education Impact has ranked NC State No. 1 in the U.S and No. 6 in the world on the goal of "Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure" related to Sustainable Development Goal 9.

Mar 31, 2021

Global, Here and Now Podcast: Professor Jessica Yinka Thomas

As the Director of the Business Sustainability Collaborative, Professor Jessica Yinka Thomas brings together students, faculty, and the business community in order to cultivate sustainable business practices. Influential in her journey to becoming a scholar and leader in business were her experiences studying abroad during her undergraduate studies at Stanford University and her MBA at the Duke University Fuqua School of Business. Listen to the podcast below to hear more about how her experiences abroad were important both personally and professionally.

Mar 16, 2021

Agents For Change: Black Excellence in the NC State Sustainability Community

Representation matters. It is important for us to bring to the forefront stories of Black excellence, particularly on campus.  Black History Month is designed to recognize and acknowledge the tremendous contribution the African American community has provided. As we embrace Black History Month this year, it is important to acknowledge Black change agents in the NC State community who are actively advocating for an economically viable, environmentally sound and socially just campus community.