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Happy New Year from ACES!


Happy New Year from the ACES Team! We look forward to an action-packed Spring semester with some of our favorite events including the LIFT Challenge, the 2023 Cleantech Summit, the first ACES Roundtable as well as our 2023 Sustainability Awards. Stay tuned for details on these and more exciting opportunities.


How Are You Investing in the Future?


Is your company exploring how positive social and environmental impact can drive your business forward? The Ackerman Center for Excellence in Sustainability (ACES) has created a comprehensive program for companies to engage with us on thought leadership, industry research and innovative exploration of sustainability ideas and frameworks.


ACES Family Focus: Meet Ian Harten


Each month, we will spotlight a member of the ACES family to learn about their passions, how they are connected to the Center and how their work with ACES has helped them create a bigger impact through our collaboration.


2023 UNC Clean Tech Summit


Join us for the largest event of its kind by a university for the 2023 UNC Cleantech Summit on March 27 and 28. 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.


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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