The Role of Risk Management in Sustainability Efforts
Enterprise risk management plays into many aspects of business, including sustainability. Mark Beasley explores this more in this article.
Motivating Supplier Social Responsibility
Poole professor Tim Kraft discusses socially responsible practices and why it’s more important than ever for global brands.
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.
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.
Pursuing B Corp Certification: Exploring Firms’ Entrepreneurial Orientation and Prosocial Motivation
In this study, the authors, including Jeffery Pollack PhD, an NC State associate professor, examine the Entrepreneurial Orientation of firms pursuing B Corp Certification and how it changes throughout and the first 8 weeks of the pursuit compared to firms […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tim Kraft on the Consumer Benefits to Supply Chain Transparency
Tim Kraft, assistant professor of operations and supply chain management, is seeing an emerging trend of increased supply chain transparency not only for risk management but for consumer benefits.