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About the Center for Sustainable Enterprise

Celebrating Over 15 years of Leadership in Sustainable Enterprise

UNC Kenan-Flagler's Center for Sustainable Enterprise assembles and shares thought leadership in research, education, and best practice.  Our goal is to empower business leaders in their quest for shareholder value while exercising environmental stewardship and promoting societal well-being.


Most recent Sustainability top-ten rankings:

  • #7 for Sustainability by Businessweek
  • #7 “Best Green MBA” by The Princeton Review
  • #9 for Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics by the Financial Times
  • #9 “Top Program for Sustainability” in Net Impact 2013 Business as Unusual Guide 

World-Class Curriculum 

CSE integrates sustainability into the MBA, undergraduate and executive MBA programs, preparing students and executives to be managers and business leaders whose knowledge of sustainability concepts and strategies gives them a competitive advantage. The MBA Sustainable Enterprise Enrichment Concentration is composed of 16 electives that apply across functional areas and industries.

Relevant Research

CSE pursues and promotes a rigorous applied research agenda, supporting faculty, student and research partner projects in sustainable enterprise across areas of strategy, marketing, finance, real estate and entrepreneurship.

Collaborative Career Development

CSE works collaboratively with the Energy Club and Net Impact Chapters and Career & Leadership for MBA & Alumni to provide programs and resources that enable students and executives to explore managerial and leadership opportunities focused on the triple bottom line. The UNC Kenan-Flagler alumni number over 600 with the concentration in sustainable enterprise and they are making an impact in their careers around the world in roles across functions and industries.



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