Meet the 2022 NC State Sustainability Award Winners
Meet the members of the Pack who's efforts in helping sustainability spread have not gone unnoticed, and learn what they've been up to!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Poole College of Management Honors Black Women Making History
Celebrate Black History Month and take a deep dive into the challenges and successes of the Black female community at Poole College - including BSC Associates: Rachel Haynes & Olivia Watkins!
Jenkins MAC Enables Alumna to Turn Passion Into a Career
Gina Miani’s friends used to ask her why she was studying accounting. “You’re so passionate about the environment, shouldn’t you study something more closely related?,” they’d ask her. But Miani, who earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting at the NC State University’s Poole College of Management, always told them that perhaps one day she would use her business mindset for good. Three years after graduating, (Jenkins MAC 2017), Miani has found herself — through personal initiative — doing exactly that.
Embracing Open-Book Management to Fuel Employee Engagement and Corporate Sustainability
A white paper that examines open-book management and the benefits of applying its principles to improve employee satisfaction, engagement, retention, motivation, innovation, and corporate sustainability.
How Investors Can Better Support Women and People of Color-owned Businesses
A study funded by the Ford Foundation and conducted by a team including Jessica Thomas, director of the Business Sustainability Collaborative, and Jeffrey Pollack, associate professor of entrepreneurship, explains the importance of investors supporting women and persons of color-owned startups.