Hilary Nalven Natural Products Entrepreneur

MBA alum sets out to disrupt personal care with entrepreneurship and sustainability skills

Jan. 26, 2023

Leeds offers students a world-class business education along with access to a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem that’s a hub for sustainable start-ups.

RSFI conference 2022

Leeds Connects Students and Alumni to Regenerative Food Network

Oct. 23, 2022

The agriculture and food industry is seeing a shift from conventional to regenerative agriculture.The issue is not a future one. Droughts, soil degradation and irregular temperatures are negatively impacting our food system today, inhibiting farmers and growers from normal crop production, all while struggling to make a living. At Leeds,...

CU Leeds Students at Expo West

Career Pathways Develop Student Skills, Knowledge and Networks

Sept. 12, 2022

The Natural and Organic Pathway program is a unique opportunity for some of the best and most passionate students to engage with the Naturally Boulder community. CU is preparing these students to go out into the world and become change agents for the better. -Bill Capsalis, Executive Director, Naturally Boulder...

MBA students meeting with C Suite executives in Chicago

Board Fellows Enhances the Leeds MBA

April 25, 2022

Board Fellows, a program of Net Impact, provides an opportunity for MBA students to serve as non-voting board members at local nonprofits.

Jessica Pearson Leeds MBA 2018

Leeds MBA Helps Make Buildings More Environmentally and Financially Sustainable

Nov. 12, 2021

Jessica Pearson, Leeds MBA 2018, works with property owners to make their buildings more environmentally and financially sustainable.

Leeds Clean Energy Pathway for MBAs

Clean Energy is a Growth Opportunity for Business Students

Oct. 4, 2021

Renewable energy MBA program leads to job opportunities in Colorado and beyond. The clean energy sector is growing and there is high demand for MBAs. While national energy policy remains fluid, the clean energy economy shows no signs of slowing down.

ESC poster for LSIC

Connecting Students with Sustainable Businesses

Sept. 19, 2021

Through the Leeds Social Impact Consulting (LSIC) Club I broadened connections to local communities, gained exposure to sustainable product sourcing and contract negotiations, and discovered how supply chain management and corporate social responsibility can work hand-in-hand to serve as the key value-driver for a business. Working with a mentor to...

Jenny Swonger and Izzy Diehl

Meet Two Leeds MBA Students with Science Backgrounds Pursuing Impact Business Careers

April 12, 2021

"The impact-driven community that surrounds Boulder is highly unique, and the university provides incredible opportunities to work within that community.” - Jenny Swonger, MBA ‘21 Over the next few months we will be showcasing some of the many talented Leeds students who are committed to creating social and environmental change...

NICC Case Competition 2021 Winning Team

Case Competition Winners Deliver Equitable Vaccine Distribution Answers for Colorado Governments

March 15, 2021

Teams from DU take first and second place in the 2021 Net Impact Case Competition hosted by Leeds MBA students. Now in its 20th year, the Net Impact Case Competition (NICC) is the longest running graduate student competition exploring the balance between ethics and finance in business. NICC gives graduate...

LSIC

Magnifying Impact Work During the Pandemic

Jan. 6, 2021

Leeds’ Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility turned a challenge presented by COVID-19 into a mentorship opportunity for up-and-coming social responsibility professionals. Each fall, the Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility (CESR) offers a comprehensive day-long consulting skills workshop for the Leeds Social Impact Consultants (LSIC), an MBA student club...

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