UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
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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.

  • 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 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.
  • MBA for Executives students can take Weekend and Evening Program elective courses include Sustainable Enterprise and New Urbanism; Smart Growth and Sustainable Community Development.
  • 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 holds open enrollment seminars such as Becoming Green: Effective Sustainability Strategies for You and Your Organization.
  • 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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