partners in business ethics

Academic and Corporate Leaders Partner for Business Ethics Education at Leeds School of Business

June 3, 2015

How can academics and corporate leaders partner to develop the next generation of values-driven business leaders? What is the most appropriate method for ‘teaching’ ethics to business students? How can corporations maintain continuity in the transition from business school to the workplace in ethics education? Approximately a hundred deans, academics...

Kevin McMahon, Frascona Teaching Award

Kevin McMahon Clenches Frascona Teaching Award

June 2, 2015

The Center for Education on Social Responsibility’s (CESR) own Kevin McMahon has been awarded the 2015 Joseph L. Frascona Teaching Excellence Award, announced at the Leeds Recognition Ceremony on May 8, 2015 at the Coors Event Center. Kevin teaches CESR’s highly-ranked Leadership Challenges: Exercises in Moral Courage course as well...

Backpackers for Nepal

Leeds Alumnus Backpacking for Nepal

May 18, 2015

Eight thousand dead…17,000 injured…600,000 homes destroyed. It’s difficult to stomach the damage caused by the massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25th . To add to the devastation, another earthquake hit near Mount Everest killing dozens more last week. Although they can’t predict when, scientists say that...

Mark Meaney, Business Ethics

Mark’s Message - April 2015

April 30, 2015

For those who might have a concern about the values of the upcoming generation, I can say based on recent experience, rest assured. I had the honor of serving as a Judge last week for the Colorado chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) statewide business case competition...

Social Impact Prize, New Venture Challenge

Personal Safety Device Takes Social Impact Prize

April 28, 2015

By Julie Waggoner NVC Social Impact Prize Co-leader MBA Candidate 2016 The NVC Social Impact Prize Finals on April 13th were a huge success thanks to support from generous sponsors in the Boulder community, including CESR. Five impressive teams pitched exciting new ideas to use business as a force for...

Corporate social responsibility, water crisis

Treading Water is Not an Option for Business

April 24, 2015

By Andy Wegleitner CESR Student Assistant Leeds Senior As the summer begins to heat up, so does the news surrounding the drought in California. The Golden State is entering its fourth year of drought and has recently made strides to solving its major problem. California Governor, Jerry Brown, ordered the...

Colorado FBLA

CESR to Judge at FBLA Conference

April 20, 2015

CESR’s executive director, Mark Meaney, has been asked to serve as a judge at the 52nd Annual FBLA State Leadership Conference on April 23-25th in Vail. The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is a national organization that supports high school students interested in pursuing a career in business. Student...

Kevin McMahon, Leadership Challenges

Two CESR Faculty Named Finalists for Teaching Award

April 8, 2015

CESR’s own Owen Borum and Kevin McMahon have been named two of four finalists for the 2015 Joseph L. Frascona Teaching Excellence Award. The award winner will be announced at the Leeds Recognition Ceremony on May 8, 2015, at the Coors Event Center. Owen teaches Business Applications of Social Responsibility...

new venture challenge, social impact prize

EVENT 4/13: Teams to Compete for New Venture Challenge Social Impact Prize

April 1, 2015

Here’s an opportunity to join the social entrepreneurship community from Boulder and CU at the New Venture Challenge (NVC) Social Impact Prize Finals at Boomtown! Network with members of Boulder's social entrepreneurship community and watch the top five NVC Social Impact Prize teams pitch their business ideas. Please RSVP here...

EVENT 4/7: Water as a Business Issue

April 1, 2015

A public invitation: Tuesday, April 7th 6:30 - 9:15 pm KOBL S127 Our bodies and our planet are ~70% water. We cannot live for more than a few days without it, there is no substitute for it, and water crises – global and local – are a current and growing...