Doherty Center spearheading trip to annual B Corp Networking event
The Doherty Center for Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship is organizing the trip for those interested the movement to use business “as a force for good.”
The Doherty Center for Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship is traveling to N.C. State University on Monday, March 12 for the annual B Corp Networking event.
Students are invited to attend to meet company representatives and expand professional connections. The Doherty Center will provide transportation. The vans will be leaving from the parking lot of the Inman Admissions Welcome Center at 3:30 pm. Dinner will also be provided for students.
B Corps are for-profit companies certified to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency by B Lab, a nonprofit organization that according to its mission seeks to move people to use business “as a force for good.” There is now a growing community of more than 2,100 Certified B Corps from 50 countries and more 130 industries working together toward one unifying goal: to redefine success in business.
“My experience working with the B Corp Clinic and attending the networking event gave me a lot of insight and connections into how I can make an impact,” Amy Zheng ‘20 said. “The B Corp community is supportive of each other’s endeavors for the common purpose of bringing about change.”
Those interested in learning about the B Corp movement in North Carolina and how B Corps are having a positive influence in the world can sign up under “Career Events” on Elon Job Network. Space is limited.