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Nov 8, 2022

Burt’s Bees: Rooted in Sustainability

The Clorox Company Senior Director of Sustainability Paula Alexander speaks in Fall MBA 582: Sustainability and Business

Apr 18, 2022

eGames 2022 Award Ceremony & Startup Exhibition

Join the NC State Entrepreneurship community at Stewart Theatre in Talley Student Union for the 2022 eGames Award Ceremony, emceed by NC State alumni and Fox Sports reporter, Amanda Busick! eGames is our largest entrepreneurship competition of the year, awarding […]

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 26, 2022

Climate-Conscious NC: A Serious Game About Extreme Heat

a team from NC State University Libraries will play a virtual deliberative serious game considering the economic and societal implications of climate-exacerbated extreme heat events on a fictional city.

May 3, 2021

NC State Ranks Globally For Sustainability Impact

Times Higher Education Impact has ranked NC State No. 1 in the U.S and No. 6 in the world on the goal of "Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure" related to Sustainable Development Goal 9.

Jan 5, 2021

The Gift of a Lifetime: Poole College of Management reflects on 10 years since the Poole Family Endowment

On a cold morning in December 2010, Nelson Auditorium was filled with students, faculty, staff, community members, college supporters and local reporters as an historic gift was announced. Lonnie C. Poole, Jr., founder of Waste Industries, and his wife, Carol Johnson Poole, shared their intent to donate $40 million to the university –– $37 million of which was designated to fund an endowment to support the College of Management, now named the Lonnie C. Poole Jr. College of Management. The endowment was the largest gift given to NC State in school history, and, in an interview with the Triangle Business Journal, Chancellor Randy Woodson shared it would “elevate our ability to have one of the most competitive business colleges in the country.”

Sep 28, 2020

New Environmental Sciences Course Promotes Student Eco-Entrepreneurship

Written by Dr. Eli Typhina and Jena Keesee A new elective in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State has helped recent graduate Jena Keesee learn eco-entrepreneurship skills and how to apply behavior change theories. A spring […]

Jun 21, 2020  |  News

BSC Director Jessica Yinka Thomas Interviewed on WUNC’s The State of Things

BSC Director, Jessica Yinka Thomas, joined Frank Stasio, the host of WUNC's The State of Things for an in-depth interview about her experience growing up in the US and West Africa, her career path from designing educational toys to teaching business sustainability and her passion for writing social justice novels.

Jun 11, 2020

In an Economy Ravaged By COVID-19, B Corps Open a Door for Change

As the world struggles to emerge from the COVID-19 crisis, B Corporations may offer the reeling economy a way forward. Jessica Yinka Thomas, director of the Business Sustainability Collaborative (BSC) explains how these businesses are better positioned than many other companies to withstand economic downturns.

May 23, 2020

Luxury Meets Sustainability

From the start, Stucko wanted Prota Fiori to become B Corporation certified. To her, the certification is simply an additional step of accountability for the sustainable practices she felt called to pursue. After learning about Poole College of Management’s B Corp Clinic, she jumped at the opportunity to participate. Not only does the college provide expertise in sustainability and supply chain management, but it’s Global Luxury and Management (GLAM) program provides a unique understanding of the luxury market.