Solutions to global challenges will come from business, says Seventh Generation CEO John Replogle.
Keynote Markus Wilhelm and “People. Planet. Profits” panelists shared their experiences and advice for budding entrepreneurs during Global Entrepreneurship Week at UNC Kenan-Flagler.
Entrepreneurs share lessons and resources at the Careers in Sustainability Forum.
Sustainability and CSR are increasingly important for organizations, say panelists from the Careers in Sustainability Forum at UNC Kenan-Flagler.
To facilitate change, we must demand more from organizations, says Careers in Sustainability Forum speaker Bart Houlahan of B Lab.
Prem Thomas (BSBA ’05) is well-prepared for a career at the intersection of finance, sustainability and entrepreneurship.
Alumni share career paths in sustainability and energy fields.
Net Impact has recognized UNC Kenan-Flagler for its outstanding sustainability curriculum, activities and career service offerings in "Business as Unusual: The Student Guide to Graduate Programs."
UNC Kenan-Flagler and the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore will collaborate on a project to advancing sustainability research and education in India.
MBA students spent their final mod engaged in sustainability projects in Eastern North Carolina and Ethiopia for the Sustainability Leadership Capstone course.
“In picking your MBA program, you’re choosing a community,” she said. “You need to choose one that’s going to help be the type of person and business leader that you want to be.”
UNC Kenan-Flagler's focus on water as part of our leading sustainability program.
Operations management might seem like an unlikely candidate for economic development, but Brad Staats has found that changes in how work is performed and outsourced can aid economic development – and benefit a company’s bottom line.
Empathy served as the central theme Monday night as Procter & Gamble Chief Executive Officer Bob McDonald discussed his company’s dedication to both the design of useful consumer products and to its social responsibility across the globe.
“Leading isn’t about setting rules or issuing edicts. It’s about coaching your employees and doing what you can to help them be successful,” says Laura Gamble (BSBA ’85), regional president for Greater Maryland at PNC Financial Services Group Inc. in Baltimore.
Bangs Shoes is a for-profit humanitarian brand that supports non-profit organizations built on philosophies of using long-term, sustainable solutions to alleviate poverty and help those in need. Each of the four different shoe styles and colors corresponds to a non-profit that promotes global education, female empowerment, and self-sustainability: D.I.R.T., SOUL Foundation, CHOICE Humanitarian, and Drop In the Bucket.
In 2005 Matt Williamson, the outgoing president of the MBA Student Association, challenged Kenan-Flagler to become a full partner with Habitat to build affordable homes. So far Kenan-Flagler has partially funded four houses and fully funded eight houses to the tune of $334,000. In addition to our local builds every weekend, groups of MBA students have also helped to build four international houses in Guatemala and Honduras.
The Center for Sustainable Enterprise Welcomes Five New Leaderhsip Fellows
UNC Kenan-Flagler’s sustainability immersion spans from N.C. to Africa.
Ken Hines (MBA ’84) senior managing director for John Hancock’s Bond and Corporate Finance Group, accompanies 12 MBAs to Kenya for Sustainability Immersion.
UNC Kenan-Flagler’s Lisa Jones Christensen on Africa as a learning laboratory.
Meradith Leebrick’s (BSBA 2006) nonprofit is offering free English lessons and supporting villagers’ craft sales.
Investors are on the forefront of financing the future of energy, and entrepreneurs want to know who has the money, noted a panel during the UNC Kenan-Flagler Global Innovations in Energy conference.
The UNC Kenan-Flagler blog provides a behind-the-scenes look at the UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA program. In the blog post highlighted below, Jeff Glade, associate director of BSBA Global Programs, provides an inside look at a Global Innovations in Energy Conference panel discussion.Next 20 Stories