Impact Business Buff Award winners 2024

The 2024 Impact Business Buff Award Winners

April 24, 2024

For the third year running, CESR has announced the 2024 winners of the Impact Business Buff Awards, a student and faculty driven award that recognizes the members of the Leeds community who inspire excellence in sustainability and social responsibility. Leeds students have nominated all award winners, and we want to...

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A Long-Term Approach to Sustainable Business: Lauren Kotze

Jan. 19, 2024

Featured on the 2023 edition of GreenBiz’s 30 under 30 list is Leeds School of Business alum and Sustainability Manager for The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated, Lauren Morrell Kotze. GreenBiz, a prominent media and events platform that emphasizes the intersection between sustainability and business, generates this yearly list to recognize the...


Speaking the Language of Business to Drive Impactful Change

May 1, 2023

Lorna Christoff, Undergraduate Faculty Impact Business Buff Award Winner Lorna Christoff ( Intl Bus ‘98 ), assistant teaching professor in the Social Responsibility and Sustainability Division, is one of this year’s Impact Business Buff Teaching Award winners. Christoff was nominated and selected by her students in the Class of ‘23...

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Shattering Stereotypes and Pursuing Passions: Reflections of an Impact Business Buff

April 26, 2023

Shiao June Yuan, Undergraduate Impact Business Buff Award Winner June Yuan ( Fin., Ops. Mgmt., SRE ‘23 ) is one of this year’s Impact Business Buff Award winners. Her peers nominated and selected Yuan because her leadership inspires a commitment to ethics and sustainability in others. During her time at...

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Student Voices: DEI is the Future of Business

March 20, 2023

Sena Kavi (Mktg., '26) is a CESR Student worker who wrote this piece to illustrate her own experience with Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEI & B), and how, based on her personal story, she views it as a powerful tool in the business world. I am the child of...

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Student Leaders Spread the Word about Sustainable Business

March 7, 2023

It is about adopting a mindset of resourcefulness, preservation, and equity when it comes to the ways in which business impacts people and the environment, - Says Maddy Hemstreet Expanding CESR’s Reach Among Leeds Students In recent months, we have expanded our team to include student ambassadors. These Leeds students...

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CESR Fellows' Call to Action

Nov. 28, 2022

CESR Fellows was founded 11 years ago to build community with people who shared a passion for sustainability, social responsibility, and equity.

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Certificate at Leeds Prepares Students for ESG and Consulting Jobs

April 11, 2022

The number of sustainability consulting and corporate ESG roles is growing rapidly. The Leeds SRE Certificate and SRS Track prepare undergraduate students for these jobs.

Business Ethics Case Competition 2022 winning team

Students Tackle Vaccine Mandates in Business Ethics Case Competition

Feb. 21, 2022

The Business Ethics Case Competition (BECC) run by CESR engages undergraduate students from Leeds in business decisions that navigate the complex realities of the contemporary workplace.

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CESR Fellows Launches Leeds Undergrads on Sustainable Business Careers

Jan. 10, 2022

Leeds clubs offers opportunities for students to take on leadership roles, hone their communication skills, and build professional networks. CESR Fellows student leaders develop speaker programs for their peers and host conversations about environmental and social impact in the business world..