CESR SRE Certificate Graduates

CESR December SRE Graduates

Dec. 29, 2015

(Jenna Bieller, Lucas Light) December 2015 Winter graduations are typically smaller than those in the spring, but that doesn’t make them any less exciting. CESR is proud to congratulate our two December graduates, Jenna Bieller and Lucas Light, who leave the Leeds School of Business with CESR’s Socially Responsible Enterprise...

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Mark's Message – December 2015

Dec. 1, 2015

By Mark Meaney CESR Executive Director Events leading up to Tim Wolfe’s resignation as the University of Missouri System president highlight the benefits of CESR pedagogy. With the best of intentions, Mr. Wolfe met with students during a student demonstration. A student asked him how he would define ‘systematic oppression’...

CESR Alum. Party

CESR Alumni Party

Dec. 1, 2015

It’s a CESR Celebration! October 14th marked the annual CESR Alumni gathering with alumni from former Leadership Challenges classes and graduates of the Socially Responsible Enterprise (SRE) Certificate. Also in attendance were members of the current Leadership Challenges course, members and officers of the newly formed CESR Fellows student group,...

CESR Fellows Officers

Meet the Board of the CESR Fellows!

Dec. 1, 2015

CESR Fellows Founding Executive Board, Lauren Morrell President Class of 2016, Finance Why did you join the CESR Fellows Executive Board? "CESR Fellows is exactly what my business school experience has been missing. Immersed in a world of traditional business education, it can be challenging to locate the,surprising number of...

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SRE Impact Business Panel ‘15

Nov. 25, 2015

A Wonderfully Busy Week for CESR Just two days after organizing and leading the discussion for CESR’s Conscious Capitalism Conference, CESR Instructor David Payne brought together impact business thought leaders from the industries of solar energy, social impact education, healthcare systems, and magazine publishing for the 3rd annual SRE Impact...


CESR Spreads the B Corp Word

Nov. 25, 2015

Building CESR & B Corp Relationships Recently, CESR MBA Instructor David Sanders Payne was invited to speak at the Center for Social Impact Learning (CSIL) at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS) for their first ever Millennial Impact Speakers Series Presentation: “B Corps: People Using Business as...


Conscious Capitalism Conference '15 Recap

Nov. 23, 2015

The Conference CESR’s 2015 Conscious Capitalism Conference was a vibrant exchange of knowledge and ideas on the topic of social impact investing, featuring experts and pioneers in the industry, who presented to an audience of students, faculty and staff from 5 universities, and community members. CESR's Conscious Capitalism Conference has...

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Net Impact: Undergraduate Chapter

Nov. 15, 2015

(Alexa McNaul, Chris Matthews, Lauren Morrell, left to right) Leeds Students Launch Net Impact Undergraduate Chapter For over 15 years, the Leeds School of Business has been home to an MBA graduate Net Impact chapter recently recognized as one of the top-three chapters in the world. Undergraduate students at Leeds...

Los Angeles CESR Career Trek

Los Angeles CESR Career Trek Explores Corporate Social Responsibility

Nov. 9, 2015

By Julie Waggoner Net Impact VP of Communications Leeds MBA ‘16 At the end of October, a group of 19 MBA candidates and undergraduate business students along with CESR Executive Director Mark Meaney took off for a whirlwind CSR and sustainability career trek in Los Angeles. The group visited a...

Millennials Infograph, Corporate Social Responsibility

Millennials Will Shape the Future of Business

Nov. 3, 2015

Data from CorporateRegister.com, the world's largest online directory of corporate responsibility (CR) reports, indicates an increasing trend of CSR business reporting mirrored by an increased hiring of graduates with experience and knowledge in the area of CSR (data at wantedanalytics.com, a talent management and business data collection agency sourced from...