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This year’s Awards Gala will begin with a reception in the Kenan Center Lounge, followed by the dinner and awards ceremony in the Kenan Center Dining Room featuring renowned chef Jocob Boehm of Snap Pea.

The Kenan-Flagler MBA Net Impact Club is hosting the 2023 Careers with Impact Forum: Aligning Purpose & Profession on Friday, October 6, 2023 from 8:3003:00 at the Kenan Center in Chapel Hill.

Earth Month ended with our 2023 UNC Sustainability Awards, a wonderful celebration of North Carolina businesses, alumni and students who all work to take initiative through innovative products or practices that have a positive impact for people and the planet.

Please join the UNC Center for the Business of Health, Kenan-Flagler Business School’s MBA Healthcare Club, and the Ackerman Center for Excellence in Sustainability for the 2023 Entrepreneurship & Innovation Exchange.

In March 2023, the Ackerman Center for Excellence in Sustainability will host the inaugural ACES Roundtable, where this year’s focus will be on carbon removal. This invitation-only event will provide a unique opportunity for leaders of carbon removal companies, pioneers in an industry that is essential to averting the worst effects of climate change, to convene in a pre-competitive, Chatham House Rules discussion forum.

Join us for the largest event of its kind by a university for the 2023 UNC Cleantech Summit on March 27 and 28: Innovating to a Clean Economy. ACES and the UNC Institute for the Environment will once again host this exciting conference featuring leaders in business and the public sector for keynotes, panels and networking

On October 28, 2022, the KFBS MBA Net Impact held its annual Careers with Impact Forum (CWIF). The event offered MBA and undergraduate business students the opportunity to learn from incredible business leaders about the skills and perspectives needed to launch an impact-driven career in business.

ACES is proud to support the 2022 Careers with Impact Forum—Making your Mark! The event is open to the public and will highlight business innovators who have advocated for sustainable change and made an impact within their organization.  It will be held at UNC Kenan-Flagler in Chapel Hill, North Carolina on Friday, October 28 from 9:30 AM -3:30 PM

We are beyond excited for the return to in-person events this academic year. Review our schedule of events and save the dates for those that you would like to attend, perhaps as speaker or judge to lend your expertise in sustainability to our current students.

In May a group of 23 lucky MBA students travelled to Iceland with Professor Olga Hawn for the Global Immersion Elective course focused on Sustainability.

There was a lot to celebrate at the 2022 UNC Sustainability Awards and Graduation event.

Save the date for CSE’s signature event on the evening of April 28, 2022 at the beautiful NC Botanical Garden.