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When business meets passion meets opportunity

May 14, 2024

One conversation can be a catalyst for career development.

Stephanie Ly

Stephanie Ly: Personal Development Through the Certificate in ESG Strategy

April 10, 2024

Learn more about Stephanie Ly's story and career and her experience in the Certificate in ESG Strategy course

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Corporate Sustainability Certificate Helps Alum Land an ESG Job

Jan. 26, 2024

Graduating from The University of Arizona with a pre-med degree, a field she admittedly had no desire to pursue further in her career, Marisa Mendenhall (CESG ’22) has now successfully carved her way into the sustainability space with her work as Manager of Commercial Real Estate ESG Programs and the...

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Building Community and Strategizing for the Future: The Stories of Rachel Bigby and Lauren Roadman

Nov. 6, 2023

Rachel Bigby and Lauren Roadman are alumnae of CESR's Certificate in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Strategy course . They recently sat down with CESR to discuss their careers, their hopes and insights for the ESG landscape, and their vision for the Certificate in ESG Strategy alumni group. CESR: What...

Sonia Khan, CSR Manager at Checkr

ESG training supports alum’s new social impact career

Aug. 14, 2023

"The impact I hope to make is to make life easier for people who are overlooked," says Sonia Khan, an alum of the Certificate in ESG Strategy executive program. Khan gained confidence to take on her new role as a CSR manager through learning core concepts and collaborating with peers...

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Top 5 Steps to Start Your Organization's Climate Action Journey

Feb. 23, 2023

Solving the climate crisis is the biggest economic opportunity of our lifetimes, and essential to ensuring that future generations are able to thrive on this planet. All organizations from small start-ups to multinational corporations have a role to play. If your company is just beginning to work in this space,...

Jennifer Forman, Certificate in CSR Instructor at Leeds School of Business

"Big Sustainability," Environmental Social Governance (ESG), and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Jan. 13, 2023

Jennifer Forman recently sat down with the Leeds Business Insights podcast to talk about Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and “Big Sustainability.” Jennifer is the ESG Program Lead at Splunk and an Instructor for the Certificate in ESG Strategy (formerly called the Certificate in Corporate...

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Move Toward a Zero-Carbon Economy with Leeds

Oct. 7, 2022

Be an advocate for climate policy by learning how to take ownership of the climate strategy for your organization. The Climate Action for Business program teaches participants how to use a business-aligned framework to gather and report data on emissions and other areas to address climate change within your business.

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Partnerships Drive Social Impact for the Certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility

Aug. 15, 2022

Diversity in CSR Scholarship Program I n fall 2021, the Urban Leadership Foundation of Colorado (ULFC) and the Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility (CESR) launched a scholarship program for the Leeds’ Certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility (CCSR) executive education program, with the goal of increasing the number of diverse...

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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).