Using Business as a Force for Good is Big Business
Benefit corporations are using their business for good while also meeting the shifting customer demands. Read more about the change in customer preferences and how businesses are working towards a more ethical practice.
Students from Across NC Participate in 2017 Spring B Corp Clinic
The Spring B Corp Clinic brought together students from all over North Carolina to help various organizations with their B Certified status. Read about the many projects and sustainable solutions that students and professionals developed throughout the clinic with local companies.
Raleigh recognized as four STAR community
In April, Raleigh became the first community in North Carolina to achieve certification through the national STAR Community Rating System. Raleigh received four out of five possible stars, thanks to its commitment to sustainability, its strong local economy and its thriving art scene.
Will NC lawmakers set a higher standard for business?
A proposed House bill would establish legal status for benefit corporations in North Carolina.
ALLIANCE PROMOTES SUSTAINABLE USE OF NC’S WILD HERBS AND NATURAL PRODUCTS
The natural products sector of the economy has seen strong growth in the past decade, despite the economic downturn. The Blue Ridge Naturally seal aims to keep that momentum going.
GREENSBORO TEXTILE COMPANY RESCUES MILLIONS OF BOTTLES FROM LANDFILL
From car seats to clothing, recycled fabrics are making their way into countless consumer products. One NC company is at the heart of reinventing the textiles business for the better.
GREENING THE SUPPLY CHAIN: TARBORO ELECTRONICS PLANT RECOGNIZED FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE
Keihin Carolina System Technology, already recognized as a Green Factory by Honda, becomes only the second company in NC to achieve ISO 50001 certification for energy management.
IN INCLEMENT WEATHER, A REMINDER THAT RESILIENCE MATTERS
Efficiency and clean energy are one thing. But what about homes that need almost no energy to stay warm?