During the academic year BLiS provides opportunities for students to learn how to use sustainability frameworks to assess North Carolina companies and determine the winners of our annual Sustainability Awards.
Attend one of our introductory sessions to learn about the sustainability frameworks we use when analyzing companies’ work in sustainability. Frameworks include Impact Frontiers, United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, Breakthrough Mindset, Bcorp, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board and Global Reporting Initiative.
Evaluate established companies and entrepreneurial ventures that do business in North Carolina as part of the nomination and selection process for ACES’ annual UNC Sustainability Awards.
Choose an industry and companies that matter to you! You can analyze entrepreneurial ventures, multinational corporations, investment firms or anything in between. Use this to facilitate your job and internship searches. Create professional relationships on topics that feed your career passions. This can help build your network and create valuable relationships within companies and industries that fit with your interests.
Receive recognition from ACES as a BLiS Associate so you can highlight this valuable and unique experience on your resumé.
Choose from three introductory sessions:
If you cannot make any of these three sessions, do not worry! We will work with those who cannot make them to try to find a different time. We will also record one of them.
Work on your own time!
Once you have learned a little about these frameworks you will:
By February 24th: Vote to nominate companies researched by the entire BLiS team!
Nominated companies are then voted on by student club leadership to determine the winners of our UNC Distinguished Business Winner in Sustainability and our UNC Sustainability Distinguished Entrepreneurial Venture.