The 2017 Net Impact Conference is going on right now in Atlanta and Smeal College of Business is well-represented with over 20 members of our undergraduate and graduate Net Impact chapters.
Our undergraduate chapter has earned Gold chapter status past 3 years (only 16% of University Chapters nationwide earn Gold), won four National Sustainability Titles the highlight of which being Chapter of the Year for 2014/15 , earned Second best chapter of the year for 2015/16 (3nd year in a row – top three of over one hundred undergraduate chapters), held two conference’s impacting 2000 students, and sent 15 students to 3 National conferences (where our team and advisor have given numerous presentations).
Through speakers, workshops, field trips, panels, and discussion meetings, the MBA Net Impact Chapter focuses on a collaborative learning environment where all members help educate each other. The role of the Board of Officers is to facilitate this learning and cultivate relationships with professionals and organizations in the business world. We discuss topics related to social entrepreneurship, socially responsible investing, sustainable supply chains, sustainable growth and development, corporate citizenship, social marketing, green building, and community economic development.