CESR Panel Series on the Workplace during Crisis

Reflections on our Panel Series: How Current Events are Shaping the Workplace

July 27, 2020

For the past three weeks CESR has been hosting a series of conversations about how the pandemic and the racial justice movement have been shaping workplace procedures and policies. We have explored how employers can support employees’ mental health needs during times of crisis, how the role of Corporate Social...

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Leeds Faculty Research Investigates the Impact of Race on Business and Business on Racial Equity

July 13, 2020

Leeds School of Business faculty are involved in a wide range of research projects that are advancing our understanding of business, and leading to insights that will help companies become more resilient, inclusive and sustainable. Here are some of the incredible thought leaders with whom we at the Center for...

We Must Do Better

We Must Do Better

June 2, 2020

America is in crisis and our hearts are breaking. It isn’t just one thing. It is the combination, and the fact that things are all happening at the same time: the disproportionate compound risks faced by communities of color, the structural disparities in access to health care, personal safety, and...

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Katie Pribyl Dobbins Shifts to CSR Career with Professional Certificate

Aug. 6, 2019

Katie Pribyl Dobbins, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Director at Wana Brands , recently completed her Certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility (CCSR) at the Leeds School of Business, seeking to enhance her professional skills. Her interest in CSR originated from her career in nonprofit management and passion for volunteering, but she...

SRE Alum Helps Businesses Talk Sustainability While Generating ROI

SRE Alum Helps Businesses Talk Sustainability While Generating ROI

July 22, 2019

As companies are realizing that sustainability is here to stay, they shift attention to how they can communicate sustainable strategies to get their return on investment. Leeds School of Business Social Responsibility and Ethics (SRE) Alumni, Nathan Sanfacon now helps large, public companies better tell their sustainability story. Background as...

The Intersection of Entrepreneurship and Human-Induced Climate Change

The Intersection of Entrepreneurship and Human-Induced Climate Change

July 10, 2019

Leeds School of Business researchers Elizabeth Embry, Jeffrey G. York and Jessica Jones collaborated on a recent publication that dissects progress on human-induced climate change and evaluates what more can be accomplished to make an impact on the issue. Their book chapter, “ Climate change and entrepreneurship ” in the...

Diversity and Inclusion Research with Sabrina Volpone

Diversity and Inclusion Research with Sabrina Volpone

June 25, 2019

At the Leeds School of Business, a number of faculty have focused their research efforts on investigating the impact that diversity and inclusion (D&I) has in the business world. David Hekman, Stefanie Johnson, and Sabrina Volpone are some of these professors. Sabrina Volpone, Assistant Professor and Doctoral Program Director for...