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Business Leaders Gather to Explore the Impact of Inclusion in the Treasure Valley

The College of Business and Economics (COBE) cohosted the third annual summit on diversity and inclusion as a business driver focused on the impact of inclusion, with more than 150 attendees from across the business community. Held on November 1st, the summit … (Read More) Business Leaders Gather to Explore the Impact of Inclusion in the Treasure Valley

Boise B Corp Now Number One B Corporation in the World

Eco2Librium, headquartered in Kenya with a US location in Boise, ID, was recently ranked the highest scoring B Corporation in the world by B Lab. Eco2Librium’s business ventures include producing and selling energy efficient stoves and biomass waste fuels, selling … (Read More) Boise B Corp Now Number One B Corporation in the World

Community Leaders Gather to Learn about Diversity and Inclusion as a Business Driver

The College of Business and Economics (COBE) cohosted a summit on diversity and inclusion as a business driver with a focus on attracting and retaining top talent in the Treasure Valley. Held on November 17, the summit was a collaboration between COBE, … (Read More) Community Leaders Gather to Learn about Diversity and Inclusion as a Business Driver

2016 COBE Sustainability Report Videos

The College of Business and Economics (COBE) at Boise State recently published the 2016 COBE Sustainability Report. The Responsible Business Initiative is excited to share the findings of the 2016 COBE Sustainability Report through the use of videos highlighting the student reporting process, … (Read More) 2016 COBE Sustainability Report Videos

Why an LGBT-friendly Work Environment is Good for Business

Written By Alexandria Suggs, Career Track MBA 1st Year The social, political and legal landscape for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people has seen historical changes within the last ten years. Same-sex marriage was legalized nationwide in 2015, 89% … (Read More) Why an LGBT-friendly Work Environment is Good for Business

Sun Valley Institute for Resilience: Reflection on Water

Written By Connor Sheldon, Career Track MBA 2nd Year Take a moment and examine what you are wearing. What are you holding? If you, like many individuals today, are wearing a shirt, shoes, pants, and carrying a smart phone in … (Read More) Sun Valley Institute for Resilience: Reflection on Water

Curb It Composting Program in Boise’s Future

Written by Connor Sheldon, Career Track MBA 1st Yr Last week, the City of Boise Public Works Department proposed a composting program that would change how Boise collects trash. It would cost Boise residents $3.40/month and include weekly pick-up of … (Read More) Curb It Composting Program in Boise’s Future

Power of Consumers

Written by Connor Sheldon, Career Track MBA 1st Yr If you had to guess, how many times a day would you say you interact with plastic? I myself attempted what I will call a “plastic audit” yesterday. In conducting my … (Read More) Power of Consumers

Purpose Incubator Catalyzes Local Business Leaders

Written by Taylor Reed, Career Track MBA – 2nd Yr Does your company have a clear purpose? This was the key question Boise executives asked themselves on March 18th in the ‘Purpose Incubator’ hosted by Slalom Consulting, sponsored by HP, … (Read More) Purpose Incubator Catalyzes Local Business Leaders

Boise State University’s Colleges Collaborate to Produce the First Boise Refugee Study

Written by Taylor Reed, Career Track MBA – 2nd Yr This year, politics, civil war and the media have drummed up lots of coverage on refugees and asylum seekers, particularly, the millions of people who have fled the civil war … (Read More) Boise State University’s Colleges Collaborate to Produce the First Boise Refugee Study