Rice Business | Groups


Our Mission

The mission of the Net Impact organization is to inspire and equip emerging leaders to build a more just and sustainable world. Our Rice Business Chapter is one of over 350 chapters worldwide. 

There are many organizations on campus, but only one that focuses on the entire impact that businesses have on the community and society. Net Impact focuses on corporate social responsibility, social entrepreneurship, and sustainability: the future of business! Net Impact aims to empower today’s generation to drive social and environmental change by creating awareness and hosting events that encourage using business as a force for environmental and social impact.  

Net Impact is:

  • A group of current and emerging leaders in CSR, social entrepreneurship, nonprofit management, international development, and environmental sustainability who are actively improving the world
  • An international organization with over 350 member chapters - spanning six continents
  • A group of more than 60,000 members making a tangible difference in public, private and non-profit organization
  • An influential network of MBAs, graduate students, and professionals
  • A strong network and platform that assists at any stage of your career through a jobs board and other tools 

Events & Initiatives


  • Sustainable Wine Event
  • 2019 National Net Impact Conference
  • Oxygen Project Benefit Concert (fundraiser for children's hospital in Uganda)
  • Houston Food Bank Giving Back Volunteer Opportunity
  • Access to fellowships, conferences, case competitions, job opportunities
  • Lunch & Learn events
  • Happy Hour networking events
For more information on Net Impact events, programs, and opportunities nationally and globally, go to the website:

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