Mark Meaney, Center for Education on Social Responsibility, CESR

Mark's Message - December 2016

Dec. 7, 2016

By Mark Meaney, Executive Director of the Center for Education on Social Responsibility The pace of change is accelerating at an exponential rate. So concludes Tom Freidman in his latest book, Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations. Likewise, in survey after...

Center for Education on Social Responsibility

Certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility Gives Professionals a Leg Up

Dec. 5, 2016

“The Certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility program has been an exceptional experience – the instructors are top notch, the material is informative and relevant, and I have had the opportunity to form meaningful relationships with my fellow students. I would highly recommended the program to anyone passionate about CSR and...

Net Impact Case Competition

Net Impact Case Competition 2017

Dec. 2, 2016

Last Saturday, December 2, was the “Virtual Round” of the 16th annual Net Impact Case Competition (NICC), consisting of an online submission of a short PowerPoint presentation with audio narration from MBA teams. Teams were asked to creatively analyze a particular issue from the first part of this year’s case...


Summit Sparks Action Plans for Integrating the Refugee Community

Nov. 30, 2016

On October 26 th , experts from Colorado state and local government, NGOs, business leaders and universities gathered at the University of Colorado Boulder for the Regional Summit on Refugee Issues , to discuss the role of businesses and business schools in integrating refugees into communities and local economies. Notable...

Sharon Matusik

Congratulations Dr. Sharon Matusik, New Interim Dean

Nov. 21, 2016

The CU Boulder provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs announced today that Dr. Sharon Matusik has been named Interim Dean of the Leeds School of Business and will start in January 2017. She currently serves as Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Research and Professor of Strategy and...

CESR Fellows

CESR Fellows Mid-Semester Update

Nov. 4, 2016

By Alexa Levine, CESR Fellows Correspondent and Content Producer, Leeds 2019 CESR Fellows kicked off the fall 2016 semester with eight new student-elected executive board members and a jam-packed schedule including speakers, workshops and networking events. To give students the opportunity to become more involved in the student group, CESR...

CESR global course in Germany

New CESR Global Course in Germany

Oct. 19, 2016

The Center for Education on Social Responsibility (CESR) presents a new course in Germany, May 13-21, 2017, through the First-Year Global Experience program at Leeds School of Business. The focus of this 2-credit course is “Leadership Challenges: Ethics, Efficiency, Expansion and Social Responsibility in Germany,” with studies centered in Berlin...

Jumpstart! Boulder

Budding social entrepreneurs get a “jumpstart”

Oct. 7, 2016

SEEDS (Social Entrepreneurship for Equitable Development & Sustainability) has just won their second cross-campus Entrepreneurship Initiative Seed Award for close to $20k per year from the SEED/Flatiron Initiative to support the Jumpstart! Boulder initiative. Jumpstart! Boulder, the primary initiative of SEEDS, was designed to answer the “what next” question facing...

Josephine Maalouf

When real estate and social responsibility collide

Oct. 3, 2016

A champion of corporate social responsibility, Josephine M. Maalouf stands squarely at the intersection of real estate and social responsibility. An early recognition of the social responsibility of business has helped her develop a balance between the need for corporate financial performance and the development needs of her country. As...

Mark Meaney, Center for Education on Social Responsibility

Mark's Message - October 2016

Oct. 3, 2016

More than 65 million people are displaced in the world today, the highest number on record since the UN High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR) began collecting statistics. More than 21 million of these people have crossed international borders in search of safety as refugees. This is the greatest exodus of...