Understanding Shared Ownership: This Year’s Conscious Capitalism Conference Theme

June 26, 2018

In collaboration with the College of Media, Communication and Information, CESR is proud to announce our 9 th annual Conscious Capitalism Conference: Colorado Shared Ownership Summit . In this one-day event, the strength and diversity of shared ownership models will be showcased. But what is shared ownership? Shared ownership business...


Sharing Information on Progress: CESR Reports to UN PRME

June 12, 2018

Leeds School of Business 2017 Sharing Information on Progress Report The Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility (CESR) is proud to hold an international leadership role in ethical business education through our work with the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) . Through this work, we are spreading the...

CESR SRE Certificate

CESR celebrates largest-ever class of SRE grads

May 15, 2018

This May, the Center for Ethics & Social Responsibility (CESR) awarded 32 graduating seniors with the Socially Responsible Enterprise (SRE) Certificate . This is the largest class of SRE students to graduate with the certificate since its creation in 2010. On May 4 th , we honored these seniors and...

First Peoples

First Peoples Investment Engagement Program: CESR & CU Law present at the UN

May 3, 2018

CESR’s Executive Director Mark Meaney, and Carla Fredericks , the Director of the American Indian Law Program, spoke at the 17 th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) on April 25, 2018 in New York. Their presentation focused on research being done as part of...


Authentic leadership: CESR collaborates with Naropa University & Naturally Boulder for 8th Annual Conscious Capitalism Conference

April 25, 2018

On March 22, the Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility (CESR) proudly presented the 8 th Annual Conscious Capitalism Conference: Authentic Leadership in Sustainable and Regenerative Enterprises. Walter Robb, former co-CEO of Whole Foods, was our keynote speaker. Throughout the day, students, faculty, entrepreneurs, executives, and community members learned about...

CESR Case Competition

Students tackle ethical dilemmas in CESR’s Business Ethics Case Competition

March 15, 2018

The Center for Ethics & Social Responsibility (CESR) held the final round of its sixth annual Business Ethics Case Competition (BECC) on March 9, 2018. This competition challenges students to explore complex ethical dilemmas. This helps students to understand both their own values, and how challenging it can be to...

Sustainability Marketplace

Sustainability Marketplace

Jan. 29, 2016

January 26 – CESR Instructor, David Payne, and the MBA students of Topics in Sustainable Business host representatives from twelve local businesses for this year’s Sustainability Marketplace . A requirement of Topics in Sustainable Business is a consulting-style project where MBAs select a company to advise and assist in a...