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BLiS Orientation in Asheville


From May 16-20, 2022 the Ackerman Center for Excellence in Sustainability (ACES) hosted BLiS (Business Leaders in Sustainability) summer interns and ambassadors for a sustainability orientation experience in Asheville, NC to engage both local alumni and other professionals in our work. They took a deep dive into sustainability as they explored Asheville. Learn more about our amazing BLiS participants and their orientation experience in the story map story map they created.


MBA Sustainability Global Immersion to Iceland


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.

Written by Dr. Olga Hawn.


ACES Faculty Director News


Ackerman Center for Excellence in Sustainability (ACES) faculty director Dr. Olga Hawn received a full-time MBA All Stars Teaching Award for the 2021-22 academic year. She was recognized for teaching in the full-time MBA program's core curriculum; this award demonstrates her continued commitment to EXCELLENCE in teaching and to exposing all MBA students to the pillars of sustainability.

Dr. Hawn and the Sustainable Enterprise concentration at Kenan-Flagler are also featured in a recent AACSB article, " Integrated Approaches to Teaching Sustainability ," which highlights the recent renaming and endowment of ACES as well as increasing the focus on sustainability across the MBA program.


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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