Leeds students advocate for decarbonization

Cross-campus partnerships empower students to address the links between climate and finance

Feb. 13, 2023

"Providing public forums to openly discuss the most important and contested issues of the day is central to the mission of a public university. I'm proud that C-SEF, CESR and the Burridge Center are able to provide such a forum on this issue," says Matthew G. Burgess, Director, Center for...

BCivic Joshua Nunziato Panel

B:CIVIC Summit Brings CSR and ESG to the Forefront of Business

Nov. 7, 2022

The Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at Leeds (CESR), and B:CIVIC, have a long history of collaboration focused on advancing sustainability in business. B:CIVIC has been instrumental in launching and supporting Leeds' Certificate in CSR (CCSR) executive education program, and generously made it possible for Leeds students to attend...

Long Shot of Community Reception

ESG Integration and the Future of Business

Sept. 26, 2022

CESR’s annual Community Reception brought together community members, faculty and students for an evening focused on the importance of environmental, social and governance (ESG) integration in business.

Naturally Boulder Summer Mixer organized by Leeds students

Leeds Sets Students Up for Success with Sustainability Internships

Aug. 28, 2022

Leeds MBA students enjoy an end of summer networking event organized by Michelle Lishnevsky (MBA'23) and Sonya Query (MBA'23) on behalf of Naturally Boulder as part of their Board Fellows internship with the organization. Leeds students interested in environmental and social impact intern with some of the most innovative and...

Benevity Conference 2022

#GoodnessMatters Conference Highlights Trends in Corporate Social Impact Work

June 6, 2022

Molly Nitka, Workiva, Mary Van Jacobs, DaVita, Haley Wallace, DaVita, Jessica Leary, Ball Corporation, Lauren Roadman, Ball Corporation, Justine Roberts, Leeds School of Business. The recent Goodness Matters conference, organized by Benevity , highlighted best practices in community engagement, corporate philanthropy and volunteerism, and pointed to emerging trends. During the...

ESG consulting class works with local companies

Corporate Partnerships Embed ESG in Leeds Curriculum

May 9, 2022

Student consulting teams tackled a range of ESG questions for seven local businesses as part of the new undergraduate capstone course The Sustainable Firm--ESG Strategies and Practices. Learn more about the impactful projects teams took on, such as B Corp Certifications and data collection, and our partner companies.

Mike Erickson (MBA'96)

Mike Erickson (MBA'96)

April 13, 2022

CFO at Kencko, a Natural & Organic Company Mike Erickson is a Leeds MBA alumnus. Currently the chief financial officer at Kencko, a natural and organic company , he is giving back by engaging with current Leeds grad students. Recently he joined the Natural & Organic Case Competition, organized by...

CESR Explores Guest Speaker Series 2022

High Impact Business Leaders Inspire Leeds Students to Make a Difference

Feb. 7, 2022

It's great to connect with people in industry who are making a major effort to move the needle. Seeing what social and sustainable venturing look like in practice really grounds the concepts we're covering in classes and provides important perspectives on what it takes to make an impact. - Wolfgang...

ULFC and CESR signing day for CCSR scholarship recipients 2021

Scholarships Increase Access to Professional CSR and ESG Training for Diverse Leaders in Denver

Jan. 24, 2022

Through a partnership between the Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility (CESR) and the Urban Leadership Foundation of Colorado (ULFC), diverse leaders in Denver have increased access to professional development opportunities in corporate social responsibility (CSR).

Ellen Morris posing with Community Connector Award

Ellen Morris, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Honored with CESR Community Connector Award

Nov. 29, 2021

The Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility (CESR) at the Leeds School of Business, is pleased to recognize Ellen Morris, Director, University Partnerships at National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), with our inaugural Community Connector Award.