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.
VF Purpose-driven Business Speaker Series with Reggie Miller
BSC Associate, Hannah Stone, reflects on her interview with Reggie Miller, Global VP of Inclusion and Diversity at VF Corporation and shares how she learned that listening is the first step in building a purpose-driven company.
Leading the Pack: John Deere Lunch ‘n’ Learn Hosted By NC State Net Impact
NC State’s Net Impact Chapter recently hosted Sean Weyrich, an Environmental Engineer and Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) at John Deere, for their latest Lunch ‘n’ Learn. Sean, an NC State alum, discussed John Deere’s newly established 2022 Sustainability Goals.
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.
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.
Jenkins MBA Students Plan to Start Case Competition Team After HEC Challenge
By Nikki Hensley (Jenkins MBA ’20), Eric Plant (Jenkins MBA ’20), Lacy Isley (Jenkins MBA ’19) and Javid Taghiyev (Jenkins MBA ’19) What do you think of when you hear the phrase Corporate Social Responsibility? In February a group of […]
VF Purpose Driven Speaker Series Conversation with Roian Atwood
A student perspective on having the opportunity to have a conversation with Roian Atwood, the Director of Sustainability for Wrangler and Lee Brand Jeans.
Future of Human Rights in End-To-End Supply Chain
By Rejaul Hasan Consumers want to buy products that are produced while preserving human rights and honoring the global or domestic supply chain. A study by the marketing firm Cone LLC showed that 94 out of 100 people would choose to buy the […]
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.
Natural gas beats coal in NC electricity mix for first time ever
Coal appears to be declining as an energy source in the US, and North Carolina is no different. What does this mean for emissions?