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.
Alumni share career paths in sustainability and energy fields.
His global business education prepared Prem Thomas (BSBA ’05) for a career at the intersection of finance, sustainability and entrepreneurship.
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.
On November 16th, the UNC Kenan-Flagler’s Operations Management Club hosted an industry trek to Pepsi Bottling Ventures (PBV) to see how the well-known company applies the strategy of continuous improvement and to help students understand sustainable operations and supply chain management.
UNC Kenan-Flagler alumna Katie Kross (MBA ’04) directs NCSC’s daily operations as president of the organization. “Sustainability is not only about preserving our environmental and cultural assets,” Katie said.
People who create positive change have one thing in common: the ability to recognize flaws in a system without dismissing its value. The students, academics, and professionals I met at William and Mary’s 2012 Corporate Collaborative for Sustainability recognize the limitations of business, but also understand its power to create value in society. They are capable of conceptualizing a sustainable balance between societal progress and the conservation of natural resources that make civilization possible. They believe that a market system, driven by competition, can still respect the rights of all earth’s people.
Michael Hornsby, a senior in UNC Kenan-Flagler’s undergraduate business program, on what the school’s core tenet of The Bottom Line & The Greater Good means to him.
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.
The first in a series of posts about careers in sustainability by Dr. Boutla, co-founder of More Than Money Careers (MTM Careers). UNC Kenan-Flagler has established a strong partnership with MTM Careers to help students get clear, get connected and get hired in sustainability careers. The following is an excerpt from the MTM Careers blog.
In this blog post, student Corey Barnes (MBA '14) tackles the question, "Can entrepreneurship save the world?"
“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
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