UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Shaping Leaders, Driving Results

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School


UNC Kenan-Flagler integrates sustainability across programs, preparing students and executives to be managers and business leaders whose knowledge of sustainability concepts and strategies gives them a competitive advantage.

Sustainable Enterprise Enrichment Concentration

MBA students can take courses in the world class Sustainable Enterprise Enrichment Concentration. The concentration applies across functions and industries and complements other career concentrations.

Undergraduate Business

Undergraduate Business students have an opportunity to learn about a range of sustainability topics from courses including Sustainable Business and Social Entrepreneurship, Ethics in Management and Global Marketing.

Executive MBA

MBA for Executives students can take Weekend and Evening Program elective courses include Sustainable Enterprise and New Urbanism; Smart Growth and Sustainable Community Development.

Global OneMBA

The OneMBA global executive program integrates perspectives and best business practices from developed and emerging economies and includes a study of sustainable enterprises during the residency in Europe.

Executive Development

Executive Development holds open enrollment seminars such as Becoming Green: Effective Sustainability Strategies for You and Your Organization.

PhD Program

PhD students have an option to do research in sustainable enterprise and exchange ideas through workshops, seminars, and company partnerships.


UNC Kenan-Flagler provides a world-class experience that prepares students and executives to lead strategic approaches to sustainability challenges using business as an engine for global social and environmental change.

  • The Aspen Institute’s 2012 Beyond Grey Pinstripes report ranked UNC Kenan-Flagler #4 in the world in courses with for-profit impact and #9 overall in the world for integrating social, ethical and environmental stewardship into our MBA program.

  • UNC Kenan-Flagler boasts seventeen faculty who teach in sustainable enterprise including many distinguished leaders in the areas of socially and environmentally responsible business.

  • To complement the classroom experience, CSE hosts speakers such as Muhammad Yunus, John Replogle, Gary Hirshberg and William McDonough to address a wide range of environmental and social management issues as well as conferences on topics ranging from Global and Local Food Systems to Microfranchising to Water and Energy.

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