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
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Certified B Corporations
Women in Entrepreneurship
Women Business Leaders
Sustainable, Resilient, Regenerative Business Strategy
Women in Business
Transformational Consumer Research
Innovation, Creativity, Design Thinking
Public Benefit Corporations
Environment, Social, Governance (ESG)
Human Centered Design
High Impact Philanthropy
Strategic Communication & Community Based Social Marketing
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.
The Future Of Business 101: B Academics Network Connects Students With Real-World Lessons On Stakeholder Capitalism
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.