Happy Hour with B Local Triangle
Come celebrate B Corp Month, meet of the newest B Corps in the Triangle, and connect with some old B Corp friends!
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!
Build Back Better (BLD) Southeast 2020
B Corps, Conscious Capitalism members, social enterprises, and impact-focused students will gather, virtually, for one unique day of learning and growing.
Luxury Meets Sustainability
From the start, Stucko wanted Prota Fiori to become B Corporation certified. To her, the certification is simply an additional step of accountability for the sustainable practices she felt called to pursue. After learning about Poole College of Management’s B Corp Clinic, she jumped at the opportunity to participate. Not only does the college provide expertise in sustainability and supply chain management, but it’s Global Luxury and Management (GLAM) program provides a unique understanding of the luxury market.
Winners Announced for the Social and Environmental Impact Category of NC State’s 2020 Lulu eGames
The Lulu eGames, NC State’s largest annual startup competition, draws the attention of student and faculty entrepreneurs from across campus. This year 130+ entrepreneurs entered the competition to battle for over $100,000 in award money. A group of volunteer judges hand-picked 19 finalist teams to advance to the second round of our highly competitive startup competition. For the first time since its inception in 2009, ten final round winners were announced virtually via a Facebook Live video stream on April 8, 2020. Student teams walked away with anywhere from $2,000 to $15,000.
The B Corp Clinic Featured in B the Change
B the Change media recently featured an article, titled “The B Corp Clinic: How North Carolina Students are Bringing Impact-Minded Business to Life,” written by Mirah Alix about the NC State Poole College B Corp Clinic, its origin, impact and spring 2020 projects.
Jessica Yinka Thomas Featured As World-Changing Woman in Business
Thomas was recognized as part of a Conscious Company series recognizing 13 women who are leading the “fourth wave of social enterprise” for her efforts in the Business Sustainability Collaborative at NC State and B Academics by working to advance the state of academic study into business as a force for good.
Why Do B Corps Matter?
Poole’s Jessica Thomas, lecturer and director of the Business Sustainability Collaborative, breaks down what a B Corp is and how they are changing the future of business.
B Local Triangle July’s Happy Hour at Lynnwood Brewing
Are you interested in learning more about B Corps and how to use business as a Force for Good? This is a great place to hear from local NC B Corp community and network with people who are passionate about creating a […]
BSC Director Recognized for Outstanding Outreach and Engagement
Jessica Thomas, director of the Business Sustainability Collaborative (BSC) at the NC State University Poole College of Management was recognized recently for her commitment to teaching, research and public service by NC State’s Office of Outreach and Engagement.