Takeaways from MBA FoodCon 2023: Cultivate the Future
On Thursday, February 16th, 2023 NC State’s Jenkins MBA students in collaboration with UNC’s Kenan-Flagler MBA students, and Duke’s Fuqua MBA students co-hosted the 9th annual MBA FoodCon conference. This event brought together a diverse group of over 150 students, […]
Burt’s Bees: Rooted in Sustainability
The Clorox Company Senior Director of Sustainability Paula Alexander speaks in Fall MBA 582: Sustainability and Business
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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 […]
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.
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.