Our Three Grads

Our Amazing Graduates

May 15, 2020

At CESR we love working with students. They are so many things: passionate, insightful, forward-thinking, courageous and determined. And in this graduation month, we are proud to introduce you to three CU Boulder grads who have so much promise we can’t wait to see what they do. All of these...


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),...

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...


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...

CESR B Impact Award

CESR Honored With First-Ever Best for Colorado Collaborative Award

June 10, 2019

The Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility (CESR) was honored on June 6th with the first ever Collaborative Award from the Best for Colorado program for their partnership with B Lab on the SDG Navigator project, and ongoing support of the B Corp movement. “We are immensely proud to partner...


Certificate in CSR: the Spring 2019 Experience

May 29, 2019

About CCSR The Certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility (CCSR) program is a continuing education course taught by Pete Dignan, a 3-time CEO of Certified B Corps, that features guest speakers with deep expertise and practical experience in corporate social responsibility (CSR) . To help provide a deeper understanding of what...


Students Share the Impact of the SRE Certificate

May 13, 2019

Congratulations SRE Graduates! This year, we are proud to announce that 42 students have graduated with the Social Responsibility and Ethics (SRE) Certificate in the class of 2019. This is the largest-ever class of graduates in our program. The SRE Certificate program continues to grow from year to year as...


Who is involved in Impact Investing? Leeds PhD Candidate Jessica Jones seeks to find out

April 29, 2019

While investing has historically focused on profits alone, there is a growing shift towards impact investment - a type of socially responsible investment that aims to generate social and environmental impacts in addition to monetary profits. In contrast to charitable giving, impact investing seeks to fund organizations such as non-profits...


UNITAR Partners with Leeds School of Business at CU Boulder

April 15, 2019

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR ) recently announced its co-partnership with the Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at the Leeds School of Business and The First Peoples Investment Engagement Program (FPIEP) in a press release , stating a mission of working toward the ethical accomplishment...


CESR’s Impact Internship Program

April 1, 2019

Looking for an impactful internship this summer? Want to work for a company who cares about the triple bottom line: people, profit, planet? Apply for an internship today by clicking here or by searching “CESR Impact Internship Program” in Handshake. The internships currently available will be listed in the search...