Ellen Morris posing with Community Connector Award

Ellen Morris, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, honored with CESR Community Connector Award

Nov. 29, 2021

The Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility (CESR) at the Leeds School of Business, is pleased to recognize Ellen Morris, Director, University Partnerships at National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), with our inaugural Community Connector Award.

Dr. Glyne Griffin CSR Champion

Certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility empowers leaders to incorporate their passions into their career and impact their community

Nov. 15, 2021

Dr. Glyne A. Griffith II, Senior Manager of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at SiriusXM, which includes Pandora and Stitcher, earned his Certificate in CSR from Leeds, which gave him additional tools and built his network. Today, Griffith plays a key role in the strategic planning and execution of company-wide DE&I initiatives at SiriusXM, and weaves CSR into all aspects of his work.

Jessica Pearson Leeds MBA 2018

Leeds MBA helps make buildings more environmentally and financially sustainable

Nov. 12, 2021

Jessica Pearson, Leeds MBA 2018, works with property owners to make their buildings more environmentally and financially sustainable.

Ivey Bostrom believes everyone should take the certificate in corporate social responsibility

CSR and ESG job opportunities are on the rise: Certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility gets candidates ready

Oct. 18, 2021

There is a deep need for trained CSR professionals who can help shape strategy, know what data to collect and how to design systems to gather and analyze it, who understand how CSR touches each function of a business and who can make the case for why CSR programs matter ethically and as part of a corporate risk management plan.

Leeds Clean Energy Pathway for MBAs

Clean energy is a growth opportunity for business students

Oct. 4, 2021

Renewable energy MBA program leads to job opportunities in Colorado and beyond. The clean energy sector is growing and there is high demand for MBAs. While national energy policy remains fluid, the clean energy economy shows no signs of slowing down.

ESC poster for LSIC

Connecting Students with Sustainable Businesses

Sept. 19, 2021

Through the Leeds Social Impact Consulting (LSIC) Club I broadened connections to local communities, gained exposure to sustainable product sourcing and contract negotiations, and discovered how supply chain management and corporate social responsibility can work hand-in-hand to serve as the key value-driver for a business. Working with a mentor to...

Amanda Taylor Good and Maggie Grout

Leeds students gain real world experience in social responsibility and sustainability

Sept. 6, 2021

For students who are deeply passionate about sustainability and social responsibility, and who want to make an impact through their career, getting involved with the SRS department, and with CESR, is the first step at Leeds, says Sara Neuner, Program Manager, CESR What are the SRS major and SRE Certificate?...

Robyn Obrien and healthy food

Robyn O’Brien is funding the future of food

Aug. 23, 2021

RePlant Capital is a new financial services firm, providing catalytic capital to help finance the transition to regenerative practices. Robyn O'Brien, one of the founders, is deeply involved with Leeds which gives our students an opportunity to be part of the future of food. Robyn O’Brien is one of the...

Executive portrait of Kathryn Wendell, dressed in a dark jacket.

For Center’s New Leader, Sustainability is Personal

July 13, 2021

CESR’s new executive director brings a passion for the environment, and a career in social responsibility, to Leeds. Kathryn Wendell brings a leadership career in sustainability to the Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility. Her experience includes assignments at the World Bank, Chevron, Stanford University and, most recently, the nonprofit...

Jennifer Forman CCSR Instructor

Jennifer Forman brings JEDI focus, consulting and nonprofit experience to CCSR

June 21, 2021

With every social justice movement and new climate statistic, the field of CSR evolves. It may never be “finished” evolving. The Certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility (CCSR) class arms students with tools, research, data and knowledge so they leave with a future-oriented mindset, ready to work on the cutting edge...

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