UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Shaping Leaders, Driving Results

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Research in Action

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.

Renowned Faculty

UNC Kenan-Flagler has seventeen faculty who teach in sustainable enterprise including many distinguished leaders in the areas of socially and environmentally responsible business. Our faculty are teaching and conducting research in areas of sustainability that reach across functional areas and industries.

Sustainability Knowledge Bank

CSE manages the Sustainability Knowledge Bank, a publicly accessible database of publications on a wide array of leading-edge sustainability research from renowned faculty and talented students from across UNC. The Knowledge Bank covers a broad rage of sustainability topics and provides links to blogs, news feeds and other sustainability resources.

Research Priorities

CSE research centers on innovation and design for sustainable enterprise; financial metrics and models for assessing and measuring sustainability; economic development with a focus both on local North Carolina communities and underserved markets in developing countries; and leadership and corporate governance for responsible and competitive business.


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