Leeds School of Business

University of Colorado Boulder

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corporate social responsibility, Don Oest

CESR Instructor Explores European Debt Crisis

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 11:02

As the European debt crisis reaches an all-time high with Greece moving towards its third bailout, the European Union is on the hot seat. With so much turmoil throughout the Eurozone, CESR Instructor Don Oest threw himself into exploring the dilemma when he attended the International Faculty Development Seminar (IFDS) in Belgium and Netherlands . “It was quite interesting to be in the middle of the whole Greece crisis,” Oest said. Over the course of 11 days, IFDS participants explored the effects of globalization on business in Europe, as well as how European Union decision-making influences business. Faculty and instructors... Read more »
Nick Rodrigues, Nairobi

Journey to Silicon Savannah

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 10:45

From Colorado to Kenya, Nick Rodrigues’ journey has been all but typical. Graduating from the Leeds School of Business with his MBA in 2014, Rodrigues had his sights set on different goals than most. He wanted to join a company that focused on creating social impact on a global scale. With determination and a little help from a connection at the Center for Education on Social Responsibility (CESR), he’s making his dreams a reality. Dubbed “Silicon Savannah,” Nairobi is the hub of Africa’s technology boom. Rodrigues, who lives and works in the city, expands the use of technology to create... Read more »

BRD Releases June 2015 Colorado Jobs Report

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 17:46

The June, 2015 Colrado state jobs report shows 65,400 more jobs were recorded in June than in the same month in 2014, increasing 2.7% year-over-year—an acceleration from May. Colorado employment grew year-over-year in all of Colorado’s metropolitan statistical areas. Download The June 2015 Colorado Jobs ReportRead more »
CESR Fellows

CESR Launches CESR Fellows Student Group

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 12:42

Would you like to get more involved in sustainability and corporate social responsibility while at the Leeds School of Business? Are you interested in being part of a community of like-minded students and professionals who share your interest in making a social impact? Fifty-two incoming and current Leeds students have already joined the Center for Education on Social Responsibility’s (CESR) new student group, CESR Fellows, before its official launch September 9th at the first CESR Fellows Meet & Greet event. “We are excited to see so much early interest in CESR Fellows and predict it will be a robust and... Read more »

Colorado Secretary of State Q2 2015 Indicators Report

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 15:55

Year-over-year growth in new entity filings, existing entity renewals, trademarks, and entities in good standing in the second quarter of 2015 indicates the state will experience uninterrupted employment expansions in the third and fourth quarters of the year according to the Q2 2015 quarterly indicators report prepared for the Colorado Secretary of State . This report is prepared by the Leeds School of Business Business Research Division Download The Current CO SOS Q2 2015 Report Media Hits TBDRead more »
Mark Meaney, United Nations, PRME

Mark's Message - July 2015

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 12:58

By Mark Meaney CESR Executive Director I recently had the honor of having been invited by Jonas Haertle, Head of the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) Secretariat, to attend a series of events in New York City leading up to the release on 26 June of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). The promulgation of the SDGs is truly a watershed event in the history of the UN. The goals represent a common global vision and a challenge to all UN member states to make progress toward a more just and sustainable world. In the SDGs, the General Assembly... Read more »

Plump Cartoon Characters Provoke Indulgent Eating in Kids, Says Study led by Marketing Professor Margaret Campbell

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 22:46

Contact: Margaret C. Campbell, CU-Boulder Leeds School, 303-735-6305 meg.campbell@colorado.edu Ken Manning, CSU, 970-491-4361 ken.manning@colostate.edu Elizabeth Lock, CU-Boulder media relations, 303-492-3117 elizabeth.lock@colorado.edu July 13, 2015 Children consume more low-nutrition, high-calorie food such as cookies and candy after observing seemingly overweight cartoon characters, according to a first-of-its-kind study led by the University of Colorado Boulder. The results of the new study, involving Colorado State University and published online in the Journal of Consumer Psychology, show that kids are responsive to the apparent bodyweight of cartoon characters like the aptly named Grimace, a rotund, milkshake-loving creature created by McDonald’s restaurant in the 1970s... Read more »
Socially responsible enterprise certificate

Meet the First SRE Scholarship Recipients!

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 10:57

Besides enjoying one of the highest job placement rates (96%) at the Leeds School of Business last May, students pursuing the Center for Education on Social Responsibility (CESR)’s Socially Responsible Enterprise (SRE) Certificate now have even more incentive to add it to their resume: a generous scholarship opportunity! This past spring marked the first time students actively pursuing the SRE Certificate could apply for the Marc Prisant and Heidi Heltzel Scholarship for Socially Responsible Enterprise and Business Ethics – an exclusive scholarship that awards $5,000 a year to a few lucky SRE students. The first awards have gone to three... Read more »

Leeds School Publishes Colorado Midyear Update in the Colorado Business Review, Issue 3, 2015

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 14:44

Download The Colorado Business Review, Issue 3, 2015 Midway through the year, Colorado’s economy continues to outperform the nation. Read/Download the Colorado Business Review, Issue 3, 2015Read more »

The Leeds Business Confidence Index (LBCI) Q3 2015

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 05:53

Download The Leeds Business Confidence Index (LBCI) Q3 2015 Business leaders surveyed in the Leeds Business Confidence Index (LBCI) notched expectations downward ahead of Q3 2015, marking the largest decrease in confidence since Q2 2013. Read/Download the LBCI Q3 2015 PRESS COVERAGE: Denver Business Journal - http://www.bizjournals.com/denver/blog/finance_etc/2015/07/confidence-am... CPR - http://www.cpr.org/news/newsbeat/survey-colorado-business-confidence-fal... Brush news Tribune (via Denver Post) - http://www.brushnewstribune.com/business/ci_28413329/cu-boulder-index-bu... Big News Network (linking to Denver Post) - http://www.bignewsnetwork.com/index.php/sid/234349527 NOODLS - http://www.noodls.com/viewNoodl/28904747/university-of-colorado-at-bould... Daily Camera (via Denver Post) - http://www.dailycamera.com/business/ci_28413329/cu-boulder-index-busines... Colorado Daily (via Denver Post) - http://www.coloradodaily.com/business/ci_28413329/cu-boulder-index-busin... World News (via Denver Post) - http://article.wn.com/view/2015/07/01/CUBoulder_index_Business_owners_co...Read more »

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