Kelsey Spencer, Sustainability

Leeds Grad Joins Boulder B Corp

Sept. 2, 2015

B Corps are unique in that they must be certified to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency. Unlike traditional corporations that sometimes find these standards to be at odds with financial obligations to shareholders, B Corps (benefit corporations) build them into their corporate structure. One...

Bridge Program, Don Oest, Business Ethics

Getting a Head Start at Leeds

Aug. 20, 2015

This summer, a diverse group of 30 students from both in and out-of-state took part in the Leeds School of Business’ Excel Summer​ Bridge program, an innovative three-week summer course which prepares incoming students for the challenging curriculum offered by Leeds. The program is hosted and organized by Leeds' Office...

Mark Meaney, United Nations, PRME

Mark's Message - July 2015 with UPDATE!

Aug. 19, 2015

UPDATE! August 19, 2015: Center for Education on Social Responsibility (CESR) Executive Director Mark Meaney has been named as the Interim Head Secretariat of the North America Chapter of the UN’s PRME (Principles for Responsible Management Education) program. By Mark Meaney CESR Executive Director I recently had the honor of...

VOTE NOW for CU’s Net Impact Chapter!

Aug. 13, 2015

The University of Colorado at Boulder's Net Impact chapter has been recognized for its efforts and selected as one of three finalists for the Graduate Chapter of the Year Award , in a tight competition with Georgetown and Yale University. The award winner will be determined by a public vote,...

corporate social responsibility, Don Oest

CESR Instructor Explores European Debt Crisis

July 27, 2015

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)...

CESR Fellows

CESR Launches CESR Fellows Student Group

July 24, 2015

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...

Mark Meaney, United Nations, PRME

Mark's Message - July 2015

July 22, 2015

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...

Socially responsible enterprise certificate

Meet the First SRE Scholarship Recipients!

July 21, 2015

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 Social Responsibility and Ethics (SRE) Certificate now have even more incentive to add it to their resume: a generous scholarship opportunity! This...

Curriculum Think Tank, business ethics curriculum

Curriculum Think Tank Examines Business Ethics Pedagogy

June 12, 2015

Seated in the mezzanine of the historic Hotel Boulderado in downtown Boulder on May 20th, members of the Curriculum Think Tank (CTT) enjoyed an elegant dinner while listening to CB Bhattacharya, Pietro Ferrero Chair in Sustainability and Director, Center for Sustainable Business, ESMT European School of Management and Technology and...

Business ethics, corporate social responsibility

CESR Executive Director Presents to the Global Council on Business Conduct

June 9, 2015

The annual meeting of the Conference Board’s Global Council on Business Conduct was hosted by the Center for Education on Social Responsibility (CESR) at the Leeds School of Business on May 19, in conjunction with the Partners in Business Ethics Conference . The Council is a group of senior executives...