Group photo of students on Denver Trek

Denver Sustainability Career Trek

Jan. 27, 2020

Last Friday, students joined the Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility (CESR) for our Denver sustainability career trek to learn about local organizations that are using business to generate a positive impact. CESR’s career treks offer amazing opportunities for Leeds business students to network with professionals at mission driven companies...


Hannah Ishida Makes the Most of Leeds Opportunities

Dec. 16, 2019

Leeds MBA and Certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility (CCSR) student Hannah Ishida is making the most of her time here at Leeds through her campus involvement and Leeds courses. She is the president of the graduate Women in Business club, previously assisted in orchestrating the Net Impact Case Competition (NICC),...

Students visiting method soap factory

Chicago Career Trek: Sustainable Business

Dec. 3, 2019

On November 21st and 22nd, the Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility (CESR) hosted the Chicago career trek, organized by Sara Neuner, Program Coordinator of CESR. The companies were selected with a focus on sustainability, but included a wide variety of industries and functional positions. Read below for more details...

Graduate students presenting at the Natural and Organic Case Competition

Fall 2019 Sustainability Case Competitions

Nov. 19, 2019

This fall, Leeds staff and students hosted two case competitions for graduate students: the Net Impact Case Competition (NICC) and the Natural and Organics Case Competition (N&OCC) . These competitions challenge students to apply concepts of social responsibility, sustainability and ethics to business dilemmas while proposing solutions that are profitable...

Student presenting at the 2018 Business Ethics Case Competition

Business Ethics Case Competition: What's in it for You?

Nov. 4, 2019

CESR’s annual Business Ethics Case Competition (BECC) is approaching quickly! Our case competition exposes Leeds students to the full complexity of making realistic business decisions that include ethical components and draw on topics of sustainability, social impact, and diversity & inclusion. If you participate, not only are you in the...


Alumna Jenny Gerson: Sustainability Success at Zayo

Oct. 21, 2019

Leeds School of Business MBA alumna Jenny Gerson is currently the Senior Director of Energy and Environmental Management at Zayo Group Holdings, a company that “provides mission-critical bandwidth to the world’s most impactful companies, fueling the innovations that are transforming our society.” Her responsibilities include cost mitigation through energy management...

Leeds students networking at CESR event

Summer of Success for the Impact Internship Program

Oct. 7, 2019

In the Spring of 2019, CESR launched the Impact Internship Program , created to connect business students with local, mission-driven companies such as EcoProducts, CleanWell, Teatulia, Bobo’s Oats and more! Our summer interns including Rebecca Reder, Clayton Oxford and Daniela Withaar spoke highly of their experiences with these companies, and...

Amir Abouzalam

SRE Certificate Provides Foundation for Amir Abouzalam’s Career

Sept. 23, 2019

Leeds alum Amir Abouzalam is currently employed at Deloitte as a technology consultant where he works with a variety of clients within the government and public sectors. His completion of the SRE certificate along with his finance degree helped him to define his personal values that now underlie his career...

MBA Alum Tim Weiss: Sustainability Consultant at POINT380

MBA Alum Tim Weiss: Sustainability Consultant at POINT380

Sept. 10, 2019

Sustainability Consulting Sustainability consultants advise companies on how to best manage, and ultimately reduce, energy, water, waste and emissions. Leeds School of Business MBA alum Tim Weiss is a Senior Consultant and VP of Product Development at POINT380 , where he works with Fortune 500 companies to set sustainability goals...


Natural and Organic Pathway for MBA Students

Aug. 28, 2019

What is a Pathway? A pathway is a recommended plan for MBA students to help them develop the right skills, knowledge and connections to be ready for a career in a specific industry. The Leeds School of Business is currently offering three pathways created in partnership with the Centers of...