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Nov. 1: Diversity and Inclusion Summit

Diversity and Inclusion as a Business Driver: The Impact of Inclusion November 1, 2017 Summit: 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Workshops: 12:30 – 3:30pm Ballroom at the new Alumni and Friends Center, Boise State University 1173 W University Drive, Boise, … (Read More) Nov. 1: Diversity and Inclusion Summit

Jan. 27: B Corp Badge Program Workshop

Join the B Corp Badge to work with local B Corps. Learn more by attending our B Corp Workshop. Our confirmed companies this semester are Treefort Music Fest and Proof Eyewear. 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Friday, January 27, 2017 Location TBD Email … (Read More) Jan. 27: B Corp Badge Program Workshop

Nov. 10: Hult Prize @ Boise State – Student Pitch Qualifier

The Hult Prize Challenge has challenged students to build a social enterprise to reduce the human cost of involuntary migration. Join us as ten student teams present a five-minute pitch of their solution to the challenge. A community judging panel … (Read More) Nov. 10: Hult Prize @ Boise State – Student Pitch Qualifier

Sparks Fly on E Street: Radical Change in the Future of CSR

Ever wonder what the difference is between corporate social responsibility and responsible business?  Paul Klein, CEO of Impakt and the founder of HireUp, believes business has an important role to play in social change, but not through the “smoke and mirrors” … (Read More) Sparks Fly on E Street: Radical Change in the Future of CSR

At Davos, let’s not have yesterday’s conversation about inequality

Xavier de Souza Briggs, Vice President at Economic Opportunity and Markets, discusses the danger of viewing the growing gap between the haves and have-nots through the narrow lens of inequality. According to Briggs, this perspective reinforces a one-dimensional approach that causes some of the world’s most influential people … (Read More) At Davos, let’s not have yesterday’s conversation about inequality

Solar Panels Installed on Micron Business and Economics Building

BY: BRADY W MOORE A section of roof on top of Boise State University’s Micron Business and Economics Building will soon harness the power of the sun. New solar panels being installed this month will have the capacity to produce … (Read More) Solar Panels Installed on Micron Business and Economics Building

Be proud, Boise: Treefort joins Patagonia, Ben & Jerry’s as B Corp

Treefort is now the first music festival to achieve B Corp status. This certification, awarded by the global nonprofit organization, B Lab, tells the world that it’s a different kind of music festival that plans to hold itself to a higher standard. Treefort is … (Read More) Be proud, Boise: Treefort joins Patagonia, Ben & Jerry’s as B Corp

Guest Opinion: Innovation, collaboration can maximize education impact

Funding from the College Access Challenge Grant will allow the State Board of Education to establish a powerful network of educational resources across the state of Idaho called the Educate Idaho Network. We are glad to see RBI’s partners at … (Read More) Guest Opinion: Innovation, collaboration can maximize education impact

The Idaho Statesman launches new feature to engage community members around purpose and impact

The Idaho Statesman has introduced a new feature that will appear on the days that the Depth section is published — Wednesdays through Sundays — called “Today’s Question.” Its goal is to engage the Idaho community in a collective conversation and was in part inspired … (Read More) The Idaho Statesman launches new feature to engage community members around purpose and impact

One student with a global perspective shares his take on responsible business at COBE

Bruno A. Salas Pérez ITESM, Campus Monterrey / Boise State University When the Director of International Business Program at Boise State University, Mark Buchanan, announced that undergraduate students could work with Responsible Business Initiative to produce the Sustainability Report for … (Read More) One student with a global perspective shares his take on responsible business at COBE