Kenan Institute and the Center for Sustainable Enterprise Host 11th Annual ARCS Conference

Blog Post
June 11, 2019

On June 5-7, more than 80 of the world’s leading business school researchers, policymakers and practitioners of corporate sustainability convened at the Kenan Center for the 11th annual conference for the Alliance for Research on Corporate Responsibility (ARCS). The event attracted attendees from North and South America, Asia and Europe, from management, law, public policy, operations and economics. More

Center for Sustainable Enterprise Celebrates 20 years

June 07, 2019

The center unveiled a video retrospect of its 20-year history of helping empower business leaders to mutually advance shareholder value, environmental stewardship and economic development and growth. More

11th Annual ARCS Research Conference Hosted by the Center for Sustainable Enterprise

May 03, 2019

The Conference Chair is Dr. Olga Hawn, Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Sustainability Distinguished Fellow, and Faculty Director of the Center for Sustainable Enterprise. The Center for Sustainable Enterprise will be celebrating 20 years of assembling and sharing thought leadership in research, education, and best practice in Sustainable Enterprise, with the goal to empower business leaders in their quest for shareholder value while exercising environmental stewardship and promoting economic development and growth. More

Center for Sustainable Enterprise’s Olga Hawn Named to Poets and Quants’ 2019 Best 40 Under 40 Professors

April 23, 2019

Olga Hawn, faculty director of the Kenan Institute-affiliated Center for Sustainable Enterprise and assistant professor of entrepreneurship and strategy at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, was recently named to Poets and Quants' 2019 Best 40 Under 40 Professors. “Olga Hawn became the new Faculty Director of the Center for Sustainable Enterprise this academic year,” one nominator said. “Even with this new administrative duty, she has continued to pursue excellence in her research, presenting papers at top conferences, publishing in top journals and teaching her award-winning classes." More

Institute Insights: Why I’m Optimistic About Sustainability

Blog Post
April 16, 2019

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues continue to grow in importance, and companies are facing unprecedented internal and external criticism and pressures to address them. More

Award-winning Scholar Olga Hawn Named New Center for Sustainable Enterprise Faculty Director

August 24, 2018

The Center for Sustainable Enterprise, an affiliate of the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, is welcoming a new leader, as faculty director Albert Segars steps down after 14 years at the helm. More

Aspen Institute names Dan Draper (MBA ’99) a Finance Leaders Fellow

June 13, 2017

Draper was selected as one of 22 leaders from across the globe to apply finance for good. More

Building community and business in emerging markets

May 30, 2017

The Coca-Cola Company is building business through social enterprise. More

Olga Hawn: Sustainability is a wise business strategy

May 25, 2017

The professor shows corporate social responsibility and sustainability are good business decisions. More

Al Segars: Working at the intersection of technology and strategy

May 23, 2017

The professor aims to help business leaders harness innovation for the greater good. More