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Meet our ACES Summer Interns


We are thrilled to be joined in our work this summer by 11 amazing student interns. The interns are divided into two teams: the Communications, Marketing and Multimedia team and the Finance and Investment team. Future newsletters will feature their work.


Honors Thesis: Opportunities and Challenges for Implementing Circularity in Textile Production by Cara Kuuskvere


Cara Kuuskvere, BSBA’22, recently graduated and completed an honors thesis with ACES executive director Jeff Mittelstadt as her advisor. We recently spoke with her about her research and how it led to her current role as Sustainability Analyst with HanesBrands.


Keynote Videos from the 2022 UNC Cleantech Summit


Videos of the in-person keynotes from the 2022 UNC Cleantech Summit held in Chapel Hill this spring are now available to watch on YouTube, where industry and international government professionals share their perspectives on clean energy solutions and ideas to help decarbonize our economies.


Contact Us › Ackerman Center for Excellence in Sustainability


UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
Campus Box 3490, McColl Building
300 Kenan Center Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3490
Phone: (919) 962.1499


The Center for Sustainable Enterprise drives responsible thought leadership and inspired action to accelerate progress in social and environmental sustainability through innovative and profitable business solutions. We accomplish this by engaging with and connecting stakeholders to empower students, faculty and businesses to create impactful solutions, strengthen resiliency and identify breakthrough opportunities.


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