business sustainability

Jun 15, 2022

Courses to Build Out Your Business Sustainability Framework

We put together a list of some courses with seats still open for this fall that will build out your business sustainability framework.

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 31, 2022

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!

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!

Feb 9, 2022

SBSI 2022: Racing to 2030

The Sustainable Business & Social Impact (SBSI) conference is hosted by the Net Impact Club at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business. The event explores rapidly evolving opportunities in the fields of social impact and sustainability to bring positive and sustainable change.

Jan 9, 2022

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.

Jul 22, 2021

Oscar’s Journey from Oil & Gas to Sustainability Consulting

The sight of enormous wind turbines built right next to abandoned oil wells inspired Oscar to make a change and the NC State B Corp Clinic was a step on his path. In this article, Jenkins Alum, Oscar Llama shares his journey of moving from the oil industry into one focused on environmental and social sustainability.

Feb 1, 2021

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.

Feb 1, 2021

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.