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Mar 23, 2022

Forbes Documents Prota Fiori’s Collaboration with MBA Students in the B Corp Clinic

With the help of the NC State B Corp Clinic, Prota Fiori has become the first woman-owned sustainable luxury footwear company in Italy to achieve B Corp Certification, and Forbes is talking about it!

Oct 13, 2021

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 […]

Sep 29, 2021

2021 B Academics Research Roundtable

Join professors, researchers, and students for the B Academics 2021 Research Roundtable, Crossing Disciplinary & Geographical Borders to Advance Research on B Corps. Want to have your research featured? Manuscripts will be accepted through the end of August.

Jun 21, 2020  |  News

BSC Director Jessica Yinka Thomas Interviewed on WUNC’s The State of Things

BSC Director, Jessica Yinka Thomas, joined Frank Stasio, the host of WUNC's The State of Things for an in-depth interview about her experience growing up in the US and West Africa, her career path from designing educational toys to teaching business sustainability and her passion for writing social justice novels.

Jun 11, 2020

In an Economy Ravaged By COVID-19, B Corps Open a Door for Change

As the world struggles to emerge from the COVID-19 crisis, B Corporations may offer the reeling economy a way forward. Jessica Yinka Thomas, director of the Business Sustainability Collaborative (BSC) explains how these businesses are better positioned than many other companies to withstand economic downturns.

Feb 7, 2020

NC State B Corp Clinic – Spring 2020 Kickoff

The B Corp Clinic launch event will feature an introduction to B Corporations, an opportunity to learn more about the Spring 2020 B Corp Clinic projects, student expectations and how to get involved.

Aug 7, 2018

3 Ways Everyday People Can Make Social Business the Norm

BSC Director, Jessica Thomas, was featured in a Medium article by Activate Good Executive Director, Amber Smith, "3 Ways Everyday People Can Make Social Business the Norm." The article explores every day strategies that people can take to effect social change. Amber Smith discusses how individuals can "benefit the world when you buy" and features Jessica Thomas' #bcorpchallenge.

Feb 5, 2018

Student Application for Spring 2018 B Corp Clinic Open Thru 2/13

For the last three years, the NC State B Corp Clinic, a multi-school collaborative program has helped North Carolina companies achieve B Corp certification by working with teams of graduate and undergraduate students from universities across the state.