Student presenting at the 2018 Business Ethics Case Competition

Business Ethics Case Competition: What's in it for You?

Nov. 4, 2019

CESR’s annual Business Ethics Case Competition (BECC) is approaching quickly! Our case competition exposes Leeds students to the full complexity of making realistic business decisions that include ethical components and draw on topics of sustainability, social impact, and diversity & inclusion. If you participate, not only are you in the...


Alumna Jenny Gerson: Sustainability Success at Zayo

Oct. 21, 2019

Leeds School of Business MBA alumna Jenny Gerson is currently the Senior Director of Energy and Environmental Management at Zayo Group Holdings, a company that “provides mission-critical bandwidth to the world’s most impactful companies, fueling the innovations that are transforming our society.” Her responsibilities include cost mitigation through energy management...

Leeds students networking at CESR event

Summer of Success for the Impact Internship Program

Oct. 7, 2019

In the Spring of 2019, CESR launched the Impact Internship Program , created to connect business students with local, mission-driven companies such as EcoProducts, CleanWell, Teatulia, Bobo’s Oats and more! Our summer interns including Rebecca Reder, Clayton Oxford and Daniela Withaar spoke highly of their experiences with these companies, and...

Amir Abouzalam

SRE Certificate Provides Foundation for Amir Abouzalam’s Career

Sept. 23, 2019

Leeds alum Amir Abouzalam is currently employed at Deloitte as a technology consultant where he works with a variety of clients within the government and public sectors. His completion of the SRE certificate along with his finance degree helped him to define his personal values that now underlie his career...

MBA Alum Tim Weiss: Sustainability Consultant at POINT380

MBA Alum Tim Weiss: Sustainability Consultant at POINT380

Sept. 10, 2019

Sustainability Consulting Sustainability consultants advise companies on how to best manage, and ultimately reduce, energy, water, waste and emissions. Leeds School of Business MBA alum Tim Weiss is a Senior Consultant and VP of Product Development at POINT380 , where he works with Fortune 500 companies to set sustainability goals...


Natural and Organic Pathway for MBA Students

Aug. 28, 2019

What is a Pathway? A pathway is a recommended plan for MBA students to help them develop the right skills, knowledge and connections to be ready for a career in a specific industry. The Leeds School of Business is currently offering three pathways created in partnership with the Centers of...

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Katie Pribyl Dobbins Shifts to CSR Career with Professional Certificate

Aug. 6, 2019

Katie Pribyl Dobbins, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Director at Wana Brands , recently completed her Certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility (CCSR) at the Leeds School of Business, seeking to enhance her professional skills. Her interest in CSR originated from her career in nonprofit management and passion for volunteering, but she...

SRE Alum Helps Businesses Talk Sustainability While Generating ROI

SRE Alum Helps Businesses Talk Sustainability While Generating ROI

July 22, 2019

As companies are realizing that sustainability is here to stay, they shift attention to how they can communicate sustainable strategies to get their return on investment. Leeds School of Business Social Responsibility and Ethics (SRE) Alumni, Nathan Sanfacon now helps large, public companies better tell their sustainability story. Background as...

The Intersection of Entrepreneurship and Human-Induced Climate Change

The Intersection of Entrepreneurship and Human-Induced Climate Change

July 10, 2019

Leeds School of Business researchers Elizabeth Embry, Jeffrey G. York and Jessica Jones collaborated on a recent publication that dissects progress on human-induced climate change and evaluates what more can be accomplished to make an impact on the issue. Their book chapter, “ Climate change and entrepreneurship ” in the...

Diversity and Inclusion Research with Sabrina Volpone

Diversity and Inclusion Research with Sabrina Volpone

June 25, 2019

At the Leeds School of Business, a number of faculty have focused their research efforts on investigating the impact that diversity and inclusion (D&I) has in the business world. David Hekman, Stefanie Johnson, and Sabrina Volpone are some of these professors. Sabrina Volpone, Assistant Professor and Doctoral Program Director for...