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Kristin Joys - University of Florida. Gainesville, FL, US

Kristin Joys Kristin Joys

Director/Lecturer | University of Florida

Gainesville, FL, UNITED STATES

Kristin Joys is an impact strategist who has spent 25 years educating and empowering changemakers.


Kristin Joy's work focuses on leveraging the power of business as a force for good, strategic impact and B Corporations. She is the director of UF's Social Impact & Sustainability Initiative and a lecturer of social entrepreneurship and sustainable business.

Areas of Expertise (32)

Societal Impact Leaders

Social Entrepreneurship


Strategic Impact

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Certified B Corporations

Women in Entrepreneurship

Women Business Leaders

Sustainable, Resilient, Regenerative Business Strategy

Impact Investing

Women in Business

Transformational Consumer Research


Civic Engagement

Innovation, Creativity, Design Thinking

Community Wealth-Building

Circular Economies

Public Benefit Corporations


Social Entrepreneurship

Environment, Social, Governance (ESG)

Stakeholder Capitalism

Regenerative Economies

Inclusive Entrepreneurship

Responsible Changemaking

Human Centered Design

High Impact Philanthropy

Service Learning

Nonprofit Management

Strategic Communication & Community Based Social Marketing

Transformative Leadership

Collective Impact

Media Appearances (2)

How B Corps Offer Real-World Lessons for Future Business Leaders

Real Leaders  online


Certified B Corporations are a growing field of study for the business leaders of the future — the students at a number of universities where faculty are part of B Academics, the global B Corp academic community. The group’s leaders include Jessica Yinka Thomas, Director of the Business Sustainability Collaborative and Lecturer at the Poole College of Management at North Carolina State University. She oversees the university’s B Corp Clinic, where students can get real-world experience.

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The Future Of Business 101: B Academics Network Connects Students With Real-World Lessons On Stakeholder Capitalism

Forbes  online


Business school professors and leaders are finding an enthusiastic audience for the movement to reshape the global economy into one built on stakeholder capitalism. College students, who are among the generation most likely to be affected by changes to the economy as the workers, consumers and community members of the future, are seizing new opportunities to build their knowledge and experience by learning about and working with Certified B Corporations through an expanding network known as B Academics.

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