UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School To Celebrate 15 Years of Sustainability Leadership at April 22 Event

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UNC Kenan-Flagler began its focus on the triple-bottom-line approach – measuring success in terms of financial profitability, environmental stewardship and societal well-being – in 1999.

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School will celebrate 15 years as a global leader in sustainable enterprise at a special event on April 22.

The Center for Sustainable Enterprise at UNC Kenan-Flagler will host a 15th anniversary celebration featuring a keynote address by Christine Bader, author of “The Evolution of A Corporate Idealist: Ethics, Sustainability and Responsibility in Big Business.”

The Parr Center for Ethics at UNC and the UNC Kenan-Flagler Energy Center are co-sponsors of the event. It begins with networking and hors d'oeuvres at 6:30 p.m., followed by presenting faculty and alumni awards and student honors, and ending with a cake and book signing.

UNC Kenan-Flagler began its focus on the triple-bottom-line approach – measuring success in terms of financial profitability, environmental stewardship and societal well-being – in 1999. It was one of the first business schools to offer a comprehensive curriculum in sustainable enterprise that includes experiential learning, enrichment activities and career development. Today over 550 MBA students have graduated with a concentration in sustainable enterprise and are pursuing a wide range of careers.

The event is free to attend; to RSVP please send an e-mail to cse(at)unc(dot)edu. Free parking will be available in the business school parking deck.

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About the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Consistently ranked one of the world's best business schools, UNC Kenan-Flagler is known for its collaborative culture that stems from its core values: excellence, leadership, integrity, community and teamwork. Professors excel at both teaching and research, and demonstrate unparalleled dedication to students. Graduates are effective, principled leaders who have the technical and managerial skills to deliver results in the global business environment. UNC Kenan-Flagler offers a rich portfolio of programs and extraordinary, real-life learning experiences: Undergraduate Business (BSBA), full-time MBA, Executive MBA Programs (Evening, Weekend and global OneMBA®), online MBA@UNC, UNC-Tsinghua Dual-Degree EMBA, Master of Accounting, PhD, Executive Development, and UNC Business Essentials programs. It is home to the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise.

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