CESR global course in Germany

New CESR Global Course in Germany

Oct. 19, 2016

The Center for Education on Social Responsibility (CESR) presents a new course in Germany, May 13-21, 2017, through the First-Year Global Experience program at Leeds School of Business. The focus of this 2-credit course is “Leadership Challenges: Ethics, Efficiency, Expansion and Social Responsibility in Germany,” with studies centered in Berlin...

Jumpstart! Boulder

Budding social entrepreneurs get a “jumpstart”

Oct. 7, 2016

SEEDS (Social Entrepreneurship for Equitable Development & Sustainability) has just won their second cross-campus Entrepreneurship Initiative Seed Award for close to $20k per year from the SEED/Flatiron Initiative to support the Jumpstart! Boulder initiative. Jumpstart! Boulder, the primary initiative of SEEDS, was designed to answer the “what next” question facing...

Josephine Maalouf

When real estate and social responsibility collide

Oct. 3, 2016

A champion of corporate social responsibility, Josephine M. Maalouf stands squarely at the intersection of real estate and social responsibility. An early recognition of the social responsibility of business has helped her develop a balance between the need for corporate financial performance and the development needs of her country. As...

Mark Meaney, Center for Education on Social Responsibility

Mark's Message - October 2016

Oct. 3, 2016

More than 65 million people are displaced in the world today, the highest number on record since the UN High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR) began collecting statistics. More than 21 million of these people have crossed international borders in search of safety as refugees. This is the greatest exodus of...

Gary Antonoff, Center for Education on Social Responsibility

Outgoing Advisory Board Members

Sept. 26, 2016

Over the summer two distinguished advisory board members stepped down after impactful contributions to the Center for Education on Social Responsibility (CESR) and the Leeds School of Business, as well as to local and global communities. Rich Hoops Rich Hoops’ five years on CESR’s board have been fully engaged with...

Antonoff Recipients

Five Freshmen Awarded $10K

Aug. 8, 2016

CESR is excited to announce the first recipients of the Donna T. and Gary L. Antonoff Scholarship fund: Julia Severson, Austin Leyba, Dylan Stanton, Noel Ramirez Ortega and Hailey Dearman. Donna T. and Gary L. Antonoff Scholarship The Donna T. and Gary L. Antonoff Scholarship launched in 2016 rewarding five...

David Payne, Center for Education on Social Responsibility

Certificate Program for CSR Professionals Launches this Fall

July 15, 2016

More and more businesses are joining the movement of conscious capitalism – choosing to evaluate their success on the “triple bottom line”: their impact on people and the planet, as well as making a profit. As a consequence, people leading CSR efforts within their companies are looking for ways to...

Angelina Carranza

CESR Fellows Executive Board Announced

June 22, 2016

By Alexa Levine, CESR Fellows Correspondent and Content Producer, Leeds 2019 By the end of spring semester, 68 students had enrolled in CESR Fellows, a group sponsored by the Center for Education on Social Responsibility (CESR), for those with a passion for values-driven business and making a positive social and...

Miki Agarwal

Millennials: A Generation of Modern Social Entrepreneurs

June 22, 2016

Twin sisters and social entrepreneurs Miki and Radha Agrawal are Millennials, a generation characterized by the sisters as idealistic, searching, spiritual and progressive, with a meaningful approach to business as a force for community. They were recently profiled in Conscious Company Magazine . “…The future of entrepreneurship is social entrepreneurship...

Copenhagen Fashion Summit, Kara Ladd

Leeds Grad Covers Copenhagen Fashion Summit

June 15, 2016

Copenhagen Fashion Summit 2016 Kara Ladd, Leeds graduate and contributor to The New York Observer, recently covered the Copenhagen Fashion Summit which gathers industry leaders to examine fashion’s environmental and social footprint. For its fourth edition, the Copenhagen Fashion Summit took place early May with a variety of fashion, political...