About Us

Our Mission

The Center assembles and shares thought leadership in research, education and best practice. Our goal is to empower business leaders in their quest for shareholder value while exercising environmental stewardship and promoting economic development and growth.

World-Class Curriculum

CSE integrates sustainability into the MBA, undergraduate and executive MBA programs, preparing students and executives to be managers and business leaders whose knowledge of sustainability concepts and strategies gives them a competitive advantage. The MBA Sustainable Enterprise Enrichment Concentration is composed of 15  electives that apply across functional areas and industries.

Relevant Research

CSE pursues and promotes a rigorous applied research agenda, supporting faculty, student and research partner projects in sustainable enterprise across areas of strategy, marketing, finance, real estate and entrepreneurship.

Collaborative Career Development

CSE works collaboratively with the Energy Club and Net Impact Chapters and Career & Leadership for MBA & Alumni to provide programs and resources that enable students and executives to explore managerial and leadership opportunities focused on the triple bottom line. The UNC Kenan-Flagler alumni number over 700  with the concentration in sustainable enterprise and they are making an impact in their careers around the world in roles across functions and industries.

Key Top 10 Rankings


Job Competitiveness
Net Impact Business as Unusual Guide 2014 Expanded Edition


Bloomberg Businessweek


Best Green MBA
The Princeton Review


Corporate Social Responsibility
The Financial Times

Contact the Center for Sustainable Enterprise:

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
Campus Box 3490, McColl Building
300 Kenan Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3490

Phone: 919.962.1499
Email: cse@unc.edu

CSE Office Location

The CSE is located in offices 3419 and 3420 of the McColl Building.