Speed Networking with Change Makers 2023
Join the NC State Business Sustainability Collaborative and Sustainability Business Student Association (SBSA) for our annual Speed Networking event! Come meet with Triangle-based change leaders and find out what is involved in creating a business with social, environmental and community […]
FoodCon 2023 Registration Now Open
Save the date for February 16th 2023! The Business Sustainability Collaborative is hosting the 9th annual MBA FoodCon at Talley Student Union. “Cultivate The Future” is the theme for this year’s conference, focusing on the future of food. By bringing […]
Burt’s Bees: Rooted in Sustainability
The Clorox Company Senior Director of Sustainability Paula Alexander speaks in Fall MBA 582: Sustainability and Business
The Business of Sustainability
Jessica Thomas, director of the Poole College Business Sustainability Collaborative, discusses plans on integrating sustainability across Poole College, including a proposal for a 12-credit graduate business sustainability certificate.
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.
Helping Consumers Change the World When They Shop
Researchers at North Carolina State University are launching an initiative aimed at improving working conditions in clothing factories on a global scale. The project hopes to help workers by developing and marketing a tool that lets apparel shoppers know how items of clothing were made.
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.
How Farmers in the U.S. Are Uniting During COVID-19
Olivia Watkins, BSC Associate, Jenkins MBA Candidate and Co-founder of The Black Farmer Fund, shares her thoughts on how farmers and our food systems have been affected by COVID-19. Check out her article to see how farmers are uniting and how you can help support them.
NC State students launch spatial intelligence startup that could help reduce energy costs in buildings based on smartphone data.
Sustainability in Supply Chains of Luxury Brands
The purpose of this paper is to explore the kind of actions taken by luxury brands in order to bring transparency along their supply chain.