Graham Givens MBA’17: Leveraging the Power of the Supply Chain for a More Sustainable Future
Givens graduated from NC State with his MBA in supply chain management in 2017, and is now the Sustainability Manager at Foodbuy, North America’s largest food service procurement organization, where he manages corporate social responsibility reporting, compliance and development. In this interview, Givens recounts his unique experiences as an MBA supply chain student, and how he’s applied those experiences to his current profession and passion for improving sustainability across supply chains.
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 […]
Leading the Pack: John Deere Lunch ‘n’ Learn Hosted By NC State Net Impact
NC State’s Net Impact Chapter recently hosted Sean Weyrich, an Environmental Engineer and Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) at John Deere, for their latest Lunch ‘n’ Learn. Sean, an NC State alum, discussed John Deere’s newly established 2022 Sustainability Goals.
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.
It’s B Corp Month at NC State, in North Carolina and Around the World
March is B Corp Month in the United States and Canada, a month dedicated to celebrating Certified B Corps and the B Corp community. The goal of B Corp Month is to celebrate the movement and spread the word.
VF Purpose Driven Speaker Series Conversation with Roian Atwood
A student perspective on having the opportunity to have a conversation with Roian Atwood, the Director of Sustainability for Wrangler and Lee Brand Jeans.
B Corp Happy Hour at Southern Energy Management
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 Corps and meet the people who make things happen. Join us as we celebrate […]
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 focus on technological innovation to find a cost-efficient manufacturing process, […]
‘Rounding Up’ Beats Traditional Fundraising Requests
If you’ve been to the grocery store lately, you may have been asked if you wanted to donate a dollar or five to charity. Or you may have been asked if you wanted to round up to the nearest dollar, […]
Research on Raw Materials Sourcing Strategies by Chloe Castel
Chloe Castel, a Master of Science in Global Luxury Management at the SKEMA School of Business, discusses the sourcing strategies for raw materials in luxury items and its issues with sustainaility in her thesis.