BSC Associates take on Ignite Social Innovation Retreat
"Before the retreat, I never thought about what it means to be a social entrepreneur. I just knew I wanted to change the world someway, somehow. Social innovation isn’t just about providing new products or new services; it’s about changing the underlying beliefs and relationships that structure the world around us."
Treasure from Trash – Textile Sustainability with Emily Neville
Emily Neville '20 keeps old clothes out of the landfill by turning them into stylish, useful products for others. NC State Alumni Magazine Feature.
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.
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.
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.
Sylvia Sims is a BSC Associate and an MBA student concentrating in Business Analytics & Marketing
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!
Kara Gravinese is a BSC Associate and an MBA student concentrating in Innovation and Marketing Management.
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.
Better Business Teaching Note
This guide is to be used by the thousands of academics incorporating elements of the B Corp movement into their curriculum. Many people view B Corporations as just another certification, but this book details how the foundations of the movement can be used in every business model.