UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Undergraduate Opportunities in Sustainable Enterprise


UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School is ranked one of the top business schools in the world for sustainable enterprise education.

Undergraduate Business Courses

  • BUSI 505-003 Entrepreneurial Consulting - Pat Garner
  • BUSI 507 Sustainable Business and Social Entrepreneurship – Carol Hee
  • BUSI 611 International Development - Larry Chavis 
  • BUSI 617 Global Marketing - Nicholas Didow 

Speakers and Events
UNC Kenan-Flagler hosts speakers and events covering a wide range of environmental and social management issues including:

  • Chuck Swoboda, President, Chairman and CEO of Cree, Inc (Fall 2014)
  • Lindsay James (MBA '03), Vice President of Restorative Enterprise at Interface (Fall 2014) 
  • Global Sustainability Symposium, "The Story of Cities: Global and Local Perspectives on the Quest for Thriving and Sustainable Communities ( Spring 2014)
  • People. Planet. Profits. Building a Better World One Step at a Time (Spring 2014)
  • UNC Global Sustainability Symposium, “Water and Energy in the Crosshairs” (2013).
  • Tom Szaky, CEO and Founder, TerraCycle (2012).
  • Miranda Ballentine, Director of Sustainability, Walmart (2012).
  • UNC Global Sustainability Symposium, “Shared Tables: A Triangle Symposium on Local and Global Food Studies” (2012).


UNC Kenan-Flagler provides experiential learning opportunities to Undergraduate Business students in the practice of sustainable enterprise.

STAR (Student Teams Achieving Results)
Kenan-Flagler's STAR program sends teams of top MBAs and Undergraduate Business students to build comprehensive and actionable strategies for corporations and not-for-profits seeking to strengthen their global competitiveness. Many STAR projects focus on sustainability.


Kenan-Flagler supports faculty and student research projects in sustainable enterprise across the areas of strategy, marketing, finance, real estate, and entrepreneurship.

UNC Kenan-Flagler Sustainability Blog
Kenan-Flagler's Sustainability Blog is the online extension of the UNC Kenan-Flagler sustainability community. Our mission is to give you a behind-the-scenes look at the innovative programs, resources and activities that have made Kenan-Flagler a global leader in sustainable enterprise.

Sustainability Knowledge Bank
A publicly accessible database of publications on a wide array of leading-edge sustainability research - performed by both our renowned faculty and our talented students - on a broad range of sustainability topics.


Lisa Dunleavy
BSBA 2017, President, Undergraduate Net Impact Club

Tracy Triggs-Matthews
Associate Director, Center for Sustainable Enterprise
Adviser, Undergraduate Net Impact Chapter

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