sustainability

Aug 23, 2021

Treasure from Trash – Textile Sustainability with Emily Neville

Emily Neville '20 keeps old clothes out of the landfill by turning them into stylish, useful products for others. NC State Alumni Magazine Feature.

Jul 22, 2021

Oscar’s Journey from Oil & Gas to Sustainability Consulting

The sight of enormous wind turbines built right next to abandoned oil wells inspired Oscar to make a change and the NC State B Corp Clinic was a step on his path. In this article, Jenkins Alum, Oscar Llama shares his journey of moving from the oil industry into one focused on environmental and social sustainability.

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.

Apr 30, 2021

Zero Waste Wolves & Paper Towel Composting [Earth Month]

Do you live on campus and want to reduce your impact on the environment? If so, join the Zero Waste Wolves student organization each Friday in April for sessions on how students living on campus can compost their paper towels. The student organization will hand out free paper towel composting supplies to celebrate NC State Earth Month.

Apr 29, 2021

NC State Compost Facility Tour [Earth Month]

Join us for a tour of the Compost Facility and Research Cooperative to learn about NC State's closed-loop organic waste management system.

Apr 12, 2021

Global Seminar Series – Spring 2021

The Global Seminar Series is a free, online seminar series that is open to all NC State students. Professors from around the world, including our own Jessica Yinka Thomas and Dr. Al Chen, will present on selected topics in international business. Sign-up for the entire series and receive a joint certificate from the five participating universities or sign up for individual seminars.

Nov 30, 2020

Better Business Teaching Note

This guide is to be used by the thousands of academics incorporating elements of the B Corp movement into their curriculum. Many people view B Corporations as just another certification, but this book details how the foundations of the movement can be used in every business model.

Jun 29, 2020

Poole Graduation Spotlight: Nikki Hensley

With a passion for sustainability and the environment, Nikki Hensley wanted to pursue a more technical education than what she might find in traditional environmental science programs. “My passion is to help corporations and businesses improve sustainable product offerings,” Hensley […]

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.

Feb 11, 2020

Jessica Yinka Thomas Featured As World-Changing Woman in Business

Thomas was recognized as part of a Conscious Company series recognizing 13 women who are leading the “fourth wave of social enterprise” for her efforts in the Business Sustainability Collaborative at NC State and B Academics by working to advance the state of academic study into business as a force for good.