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May 17, 2020  |  B Corp Clinic

The B Corp Clinic Featured in B the Change

B the Change media recently featured an article, titled “The B Corp Clinic: How North Carolina Students are Bringing Impact-Minded Business to Life,” written by Mirah Alix about the NC State Poole College B Corp Clinic, its origin, impact and spring 2020 projects.

Feb 11, 2020

Head Heart Hustle Workshop

Every student is good at something. Every student wants to change their world in some way. This workshop is about helping you put your Head (skills) together with your Heart (passions) to make a Hustle, or venture, that is a perfect fit for you and the difference you want to make.

Dec 18, 2019

Home Depot’s Jarvis Pushes Practicality in MBA 582 Guest Lecture

Home Depot Chief Sustainability Officer Ron Jarvis gave a no-frills lecture about accomplishing corporate sustainability objectives in Jessica Thomas’ MBA 582: Sustainability and Business course Oct. 30 at Nelson Hall.

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.

Jun 20, 2019

Reflections from the 2019 ARCS Annual Conference at UNC Kenan-Flagler

Rejaul Hasan, recent graduate from the Wilson College of Textiles, attended the 11th Annual Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability Conference at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School. He shares what he learned from cutting edge sustainability researchers.

Apr 22, 2019

Winners Announced for the Social and Environmental Impact Category of NC State’s 2019 Lulu eGames

NC State’s 11th annual Lulu eGames kicked off with a fantastic performance from student entrepreneurs in the Social and Environmental Impact category!

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.

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.

Apr 25, 2017

Jenkins MBA Students Take 3rd Place in Invest for Impact Competition

For the second year in a row, a team from the Jenkins MBA program participated in, and placed at the annual Invest for Impact Case Competition, hosted by UNC-Chapel Hill.