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B Corp Clinic

Feb 8, 2019

Spring 2019 Kickoff NC State B Corp Clinic

NC State B Corp Clinic is 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. 

R. Riveter

Jan 10, 2019

Reshoring of U.S. Apparel Manufacturing: Lesson from an Innovative North Carolina based Manufacturing Company

Governments and Industries alike have desired reshoring of U.S. apparel manufacturing for several years now, but the labor-intensive manufacturing processes of apparel have made reshoring financially infeasible. While industry efforts… 

Jessica Thomas Visionary Leadership Award

Nov 11, 2018

BSC Director Jessica Thomas Recognized for Work Promoting Triple Bottom Line Principles

Jessica Thomas is one of four individuals recognized by the North Carolina Business Council at its Second Annual Leadership in Visionary Enterprise Awards Luncheon. 

NC State Spring 2018 B Corp Clinic Signup

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. 

Mar 3, 2014

BUILDING SMART CITIES IN NC AND BEYOND

Smart Cities require smart technology. But that's just one piece of the puzzle. 

Jul 19, 2012

SUSTAINABILITY HELPED ATTRACT BREWERIES TO ASHEVILLE

by Katie Kross Local sustainability factors were important criteria in the decisions of both Sierra Nevada and New Belgium Brewing to locate their new East Coast operations in western NC,… 

May 7, 2012

Why Sustainability is Good for North Carolina’s Economy

In its simplest definition, sustainability—balancing the three pillars of economic, social, and environmental interests—is a hard-not-to-love concept. Who among us doesn’t want a good stable job, a strong and safe community, a comfortable quality of life, and clean.