Long Shot of Community Reception

ESG Integration and the Future of Business

Sept. 26, 2022

CESR’s annual Community Reception brought together community members, faculty and students for an evening focused on the importance of environmental, social and governance (ESG) integration in business.

CU Leeds Students at Expo West

Career Pathways Develop Student Skills, Knowledge and Networks

Sept. 12, 2022

The Natural and Organic Pathway program is a unique opportunity for some of the best and most passionate students to engage with the Naturally Boulder community. CU is preparing these students to go out into the world and become change agents for the better. -Bill Capsalis, Executive Director, Naturally Boulder...

Naturally Boulder Summer Mixer organized by Leeds students

Leeds Sets Students Up for Success with Sustainability Internships

Aug. 28, 2022

Leeds MBA students enjoy an end of summer networking event organized by Michelle Lishnevsky (MBA'23) and Sonya Query (MBA'23) on behalf of Naturally Boulder as part of their Board Fellows internship with the organization. Leeds students interested in environmental and social impact intern with some of the most innovative and...

Scholarship winners Diversity in CSR fall 2022

Partnerships Drive Social Impact for the Certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility

Aug. 15, 2022

Diversity in CSR Scholarship Program I n fall 2021, the Urban Leadership Foundation of Colorado (ULFC) and the Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility (CESR) launched a scholarship program for the Leeds’ Certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility (CCSR) executive education program, with the goal of increasing the number of diverse...

Companies that are pushing back on SCOTUS

Corporate ESG Policies Respond to SCOTUS

July 18, 2022

At CESR, we focus on helping shape future business leaders who have the skills to consider Environmental sustainability, Social impact and Governance (ESG) as a core component of corporate strategy. The past few weeks have shown why that is so important as the US Supreme Court (SCOTUS) has issued judgements in two cases, West Virginia v. EPA and Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.

Benevity Conference 2022

#GoodnessMatters Conference Highlights Trends in Corporate Social Impact Work

June 6, 2022

Molly Nitka, Workiva, Mary Van Jacobs, DaVita, Haley Wallace, DaVita, Jessica Leary, Ball Corporation, Lauren Roadman, Ball Corporation, Justine Roberts, Leeds School of Business. The recent Goodness Matters conference, organized by Benevity , highlighted best practices in community engagement, corporate philanthropy and volunteerism, and pointed to emerging trends. During the...

ESG consulting class works with local companies

Corporate Partnerships Embed ESG in Leeds Curriculum

May 9, 2022

Student consulting teams tackled a range of ESG questions for seven local businesses as part of the new undergraduate capstone course The Sustainable Firm--ESG Strategies and Practices. Learn more about the impactful projects teams took on, such as B Corp Certifications and data collection, and our partner companies.

MBA students meeting with C Suite executives in Chicago

Board Fellows Enhances the Leeds MBA

April 25, 2022

Board Fellows, a program of Net Impact, provides an opportunity for MBA students to serve as non-voting board members at local nonprofits.

Mike Erickson (MBA'96)

Mike Erickson (MBA'96)

April 13, 2022

CFO at Kencko, a Natural & Organic Company Mike Erickson is a Leeds MBA alumnus. Currently the chief financial officer at Kencko, a natural and organic company , he is giving back by engaging with current Leeds grad students. Recently he joined the Natural & Organic Case Competition, organized by...

Birdie Reznicek head of SRS Division at Leeds School of Business

Certificate at Leeds Prepares Students for ESG and Consulting Jobs

April 11, 2022

The number of sustainability consulting and corporate ESG roles is growing rapidly. The Leeds SRE Certificate and SRS Track prepare undergraduate students for these jobs.

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