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Nov 14, 2019

Burt’s Bees’ Paula Alexander Joins MBA Guest-Lecturer Series to Talk About Sustainability Practices

As part of the guest-lecturer series in Jessica Thomas’ MBA 582: Sustainability and Business course, Paula Alexander, director of sustainable business and innovation at Burt’s Bees, spoke to Jenkins graduate students about sustainability.

Aug 2, 2019

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.

Jul 19, 2019

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 […]

May 2, 2019

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.

Mar 13, 2019

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.

Mar 7, 2019

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 […]

Feb 15, 2019

Vert & Vogue Happy Hour | Jessica Yinka Thomas

Join us this Friday, February 15th, from 5:30-6:30 for Vert & Vogue’s next installment of their Happy Hour series. This one is particularly special because their featured guest is our very own Business Sustainability Collaborative Director, Jessica Yinka Thomas! Jessica […]

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.

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 focus on technological innovation to find a cost-efficient manufacturing process, […]

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.