business sustainability collaborative

May 23, 2022

Speed Networking with Change Makers Recap

Read up on our recap our of Spring 2022 Speed Networking with Change Makers event.

Apr 12, 2022

Speed Networking with Change Makers

Celebrate Earth Month at NC State with Speed Networking! Meet one-on-one with Triangle-based sustainability-driven entrepreneurs and business owners who are creating positive change in the local community and beyond.

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!

Nov 9, 2021

Speed Networking with Impact Entrepreneurs

Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week at NC State with Speed Networking! Meet one-on-one with Triangle-based impact entrepreneurs who are creating positive change in the local community and beyond. Discover what is involved in creating a business with social, environmental or community impact in […]

Jul 29, 2021

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.

Mar 1, 2021

Sylvia Sims

Sylvia Sims is a BSC Associate and an MBA student concentrating in Business Analytics & Marketing

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.

May 23, 2020

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.

May 17, 2020

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.