Jessica Pearson Leeds MBA 2018

Leeds MBA Helps Make Buildings More Environmentally and Financially Sustainable

Nov. 12, 2021

Jessica Pearson, Leeds MBA 2018, works with property owners to make their buildings more environmentally and financially sustainable.

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Connecting Students with Sustainable Businesses

Sept. 19, 2021

Through the Leeds Social Impact Consulting (LSIC) Club I broadened connections to local communities, gained exposure to sustainable product sourcing and contract negotiations, and discovered how supply chain management and corporate social responsibility can work hand-in-hand to serve as the key value-driver for a business. Working with a mentor to...

NICC winning team from DU

CU Boulder MBA Competition Leads to Real Social Impact

April 22, 2021

Students pitch winning Net Impact Case Competition vaccine distribution plan to state COVID response leaders This spring, teams of MBA students from around the world devised solutions to one of the most pressing questions of the moment: how to create a vaccine distribution plan that could achieve herd immunity, and...

Jenny Swonger and Izzy Diehl

Meet Two Leeds MBA Students with Science Backgrounds Pursuing Impact Business Careers

April 12, 2021

"The impact-driven community that surrounds Boulder is highly unique, and the university provides incredible opportunities to work within that community.” - Jenny Swonger, MBA ‘21 Over the next few months we will be showcasing some of the many talented Leeds students who are committed to creating social and environmental change...

NICC Case Competition 2021 Winning Team

Case Competition Winners Deliver Equitable Vaccine Distribution Answers for Colorado Governments

March 15, 2021

Teams from DU take first and second place in the 2021 Net Impact Case Competition hosted by Leeds MBA students. Now in its 20th year, the Net Impact Case Competition (NICC) is the longest running graduate student competition exploring the balance between ethics and finance in business. NICC gives graduate...

LSIC

Magnifying Impact Work During the Pandemic

Jan. 6, 2021

Leeds’ Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility turned a challenge presented by COVID-19 into a mentorship opportunity for up-and-coming social responsibility professionals. Each fall, the Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility (CESR) offers a comprehensive day-long consulting skills workshop for the Leeds Social Impact Consultants (LSIC), an MBA student club...

student interns working

How to Land an Internship

Dec. 14, 2020

As we wrap up 2020 and head into the New Year students and businesses are looking ahead to summer internships and projects. For many businesses spring semester is a critical time to make plans and Leeds students who want to work in smaller, local or fast moving industries have many...

Student consultants

Sustainability Consulting Skills Honed Through Workshops and Clubs

Nov. 30, 2020

At the Leeds School of Business students have many opportunities to apply knowledge to real-world problems, and to build their professional networks. Sustainability consulting is one area of particular interest to the students CESR interacts with, and there are a number of student consulting clubs which focus on experiential learning...

winning natural and organic case competition team 2019 presenting

Natural and Organic Case Competition 2020 Goes Regional

Oct. 5, 2020

Now in its second year, the Leeds School of Business is expanding its' signature Natural and Organic Case Competition (NOCC) into a regional event in which students compete on the best ways to address ethical and business concerns in this growing industry. This year's competition will broaden to welcome teams...

CESR Students and Faculty networking

2020-2021 Sustainability and Social Impact Student Club Leadership

Sept. 3, 2020

There are many wonderful student clubs at Leeds that offer opportunities for sustainability and social impact students to expand their knowledge, build their networks, and put their business skills to the test. The clubs listed below all also offer events that qualify for the CESR Explores rewards program . To...

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