Leeds Finance Alum Promotes Sustainable Business with B Lab

Dec. 3, 2018

While the business world is becoming more centered on sustainability and positive impacts, it is still incredibly hard to know how to do good every day. With no hard and fast rules, no black and white standards, navigating the world of business impact is difficult and confusing. However, this week,...

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CESR Student Assistant Represents in Costa Rica

Nov. 21, 2018

If you have ever travelled somewhere outside the country, you are likely familiar with stepping outside your comfort zone. When I stepped off the plane and into Costa Rica last month, I found myself further outside this zone than ever before. This is because in addition to traveling abroad, I...


Meet Diane Solinger, the CESR Advisory Board’s Newest Member

Nov. 12, 2018

This January, Diane Solinger joined the CESR Advisory Board . With her passions for purpose-driven work, ethics, and social responsibility, along with her varied experience in the nonprofit sector and in the corporate world, she is a great asset to the Advisory Board, as well as to students. Solinger sat...


Leeds Explores Denver; Learning From Successful Socially Responsible Businesses

Nov. 5, 2018

On Friday November 3rd, CESR participated in a Leeds Explores trip to Denver to learn from socially responsible businesses with sustainable practices. Twenty students participated in the company visits, organized in collaboration with the Deming Center for Entrepreneurship and the Leeds Career Development Office . Sustainability-focused visits included GroundFloor Media,...


Alumna Makes Positive Impact With her Finance Degree

Oct. 29, 2018

A career in finance can provide you with the opportunity to drive change in the business world. Olivia O’Toole, an alumna who graduated with a Bachelor’s in Economics and a Masters in Finance, has begun her career at BSW Wealth Partners in impact investing where she works to promote investment...

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Environmental Entrepreneurs LEED the Adoption of Greener Building Standards

Oct. 22, 2018

Today, climate change has become a hot topic as annual global temperatures are on the rise, largely resulting from escalating carbon dioxide emissions. Siddharth Vedula, who recently received his PhD at the Leeds School of Business, and Jeffrey G. York , Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at Leeds, identify...


CESR Becomes the Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility

Sept. 4, 2018

As you walk around Leeds, you might notice that CESR’s posters now look a little different. This April, Marc Prisant, chair of our Advisory Board , headed the decision to change CESR’s name from the Center for Education on Social Responsibility to the Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility ...


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...

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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...