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Net Impact

Net Impact Undergraduate is a global network of students who are using business to create a more socially and environmentally sustainable world.

Net Impact - University of South Carolina - UndergradToday's business leaders are in a unique position to influence what happens in society for years to come. With this power comes monumental responsibility. If we choose to ignore this responsibility, we compromise our ability to do business in the long run, and exacerbate problems such as economic inequality, environmental degradation, and social injustice. The alternative is for us to realize our potential as leaders to create lasting social change. Net Impact exists for this purposeā€”to harness the power of business to create a better world.

The Moore School chapter of Net Impact was formed in 2002. As members of a national organization 10,000 strong, we have access to networks, job postings and news on the latest developments in socially responsible business. The annual conference is a chance to share ideas and meet like-minded business students from around the world. Locally, we sponsor roundtables to share experiences, developments and luncheons with speakers to learn about various issues. Topics include social responsibility, environment, economic development, quality of life issues, social entrepreneurship and social investing. We also do service projects to increase awareness of socially responsible business practices or work with local community organizations.

2014 - 2015 Officers

 President Monique Richburg
 Vice President Josh Blackwood
 Secretary and Communications Connor Smith
 Treasurer Richard Fuller
 Faculty Advisor   Ronald Sebeczek

CURRENT & PAST PROJECTS

Current Project:
This semester we are working on the Impact Investment Fund. The fund consists of $2,500 that we will invest in sustainable and corporately responsible businesses. Currently we are coming up with the guidelines and prospectus with the Carolina Finance Club.

Upcoming Events:
Community Outreach Camping Trip
New Moore School LEED Charrette Series
River Clean Up Event

Past Events/Projects:
Gills Creek Watershed Association (Year long marketing and remediation project)
LEED Charrette- Spring 2011 (annual event)
The Daily Gamecock Audit- Spring 2011 (Resource Management Project)
Lights Out Watchdog- Fall 2009 (Light energy audit of the Moore School of Business)

News

Moore Students Spend Spring Break Rebuilding Houses, Creating Sustainable Community in Ninth Ward

Contact Us

Questions? E-mail us at netimpactusc@gmail.com or visit the national Net Impact Web site.
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