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Natural & Organic Bootcamp

Take a deep dive into the natural products industry in this highly interactive two-day intensive workshop led by Heather Kennedy , an instructor at Leeds and former senior national marketing director for Whole Foods Market. Some of the Guest Speakers include: Andy Whitman , Loft Growth Partners: Andy will talk...

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Trends in Energy System Decarbonization

Sept. 18, 2023

This panel, moderated by CESR Executive Director Kathryn Wendell , will discuss trends, opportunities, and challenges in decarbonizing our energy system. Panelists will include: Charlie Bloch (Leeds MBA alum) is a Principal at RMI, where he leads cross-sector collaboration, strategy and opportunity development within the global energy transition. His underlying...

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Careers in Sustainability Panel: Early Career

Sept. 15, 2023

Join CESR for a panel discussion with industry professionals to hear about their careers and advice for landing a job within sustainability! Panelists will include: Aasim Ali (MBA, ’22) - Project Financial Manager, ClimeCo Hyde Weissenfluh (Mgmt, SRE, '22) - Energy and Technology Policy Analyst at Xcel Energy Jessie Plotkin...

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Centers of Excellence Welcome Back Celebration

Sept. 6, 2023

Come grab some Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream and join the Centers of Excellence on the Engebretson Quad for a fun day of games, sunshine, snacks, and conversation with staff from the Burridge Center for Finance, Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility (CESR), Deming Center for Entrepreneurship, and the CU...

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CESR End of Year Celebration

April 27, 2023

CESR End of Year Celebration Congratulations to all of the sustainable business buffs in the Class of '23! Join CESR staff, Leeds faculty, alumni and the whole community of graduates as we celebrate the accomplishments of this next generation of leaders. Congratulations to our 2023 Impact Business Buff Award winners:...

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Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventory Workshop

April 7, 2023

Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventory Workshop April 7, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm April 8, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm Register here Dive deep and learn more about the ins and outs of GHG accounting through a two-part, hands-on workshop led by Colette Crouse, Director of Carbon Services at Stok, and...

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Trek to NREL

April 5, 2023

Trek to NREL Join CESR in visiting the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, one of the most important entities working in the clean energy space in the United States. Gain insight about their work dedicated to research, development and commercialization of technologies to drive the clean energy transition, as...

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Debating Divestment

March 1, 2023

Debating Divestment Students at CU Boulder have been asking more questions about how CU's values align with its institutional investments, particularly when it comes to the oil and gas industry. This panel will explore whether a large investment fund with complex stakeholder groups can maximize both financial returns and positive...

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Sustainability Consulting Skills Workshop

Feb. 22, 2023

Sustainability Consulting Skills Workshop (2 Days) Join CESR to learn the hard skills of sustainability consulting in this popular workshop that Leeds students have raved about for three years. Terri Walters, an experienced sustainability consultant and faculty member at Leeds, will share how sustainability consultants and internal sustainability advisors ​​​define...

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CESR Business Ethics Case Competition

Feb. 10, 2023

Registration is Open! Looking for an interactive way to deepen your understanding of the challenging ethical dilemmas business leaders face in the real world? Look no further! BECC challenges undergraduate students to apply the ethical frameworks and business skills learned within the classrooms to be translated to solutions outside of...