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

Tuesday, 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.

Institute Insights: Go Solo, or Find Co-founders?

Monday, June 10, 2019 

Many people dream of starting their own business. But before they can make their dream a reality, one of the first and most important decisions they must make is whether to go it alone or partner with someone they may, or may not, already know. Which approach is better?

Center for Sustainable Enterprise Celebrates 20 years

Friday, June 7, 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.

Institute Insights: How Companies Respond to Pressures on Issues

Monday, June 3, 2019 

A new research paper provides a framework for companies to respond to pressures on issues from global warming and sustainability to child labor and discrimination.

Institute Insights: Modern Monetary Theory is Already Here

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 

This intellectual approach takes an unorthodox view of the nature of government taxation and expenditure, arguing (among other things) that a sovereign nation that can spend, tax and borrow in its own currency faces very different constraints than often modeled in traditional economics textbooks.

Institute Insights: Homegrown Tools: Cultivating and Curating Economic Success

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 

A database developed by NCGrowth helps connect communities with information and inspiration.

Adventures at the Nexus of Business and Public Policy

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 

Reeves Moseley, a political science and public policy double major with a minor in business, has always had a keen interest in public service. This past April, he had the opportunity to lobby on Capitol Hill with 80 other college students chosen to represent the Fraternal Government Relations Coalition.

2019 Kenan Scholars Graduate in Style

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 

On April 4, the Kenan Institute celebrated the achievements of the first graduating class of Kenan Scholars. The 2019 graduates witnessed the birth of the Kenan Scholars program and have played an instrumental role in its development.