Social Impact Prize, New Venture Challenge

Personal Safety Device Takes Social Impact Prize

April 28, 2015

By Julie Waggoner NVC Social Impact Prize Co-leader MBA Candidate 2016 The NVC Social Impact Prize Finals on April 13th were a huge success thanks to support from generous sponsors in the Boulder community, including CESR. Five impressive teams pitched exciting new ideas to use business as a force for...

Corporate social responsibility, water crisis

Treading Water is Not an Option for Business

April 24, 2015

By Andy Wegleitner CESR Student Assistant Leeds Senior As the summer begins to heat up, so does the news surrounding the drought in California. The Golden State is entering its fourth year of drought and has recently made strides to solving its major problem. California Governor, Jerry Brown, ordered the...

Kate Harris

Student Assistant Makes CESR Proud

April 10, 2015

Kate Harris, a Leeds School of Business sophomore, has worked as a student assistant at CESR for the last two years and appears to have taken CESR’s mission of social responsibility to heart. Through her involvement with the Leeds Scholars Program, Kate and other students are partnering with local employers...

new venture challenge, social impact prize

EVENT 4/13: Teams to Compete for New Venture Challenge Social Impact Prize

April 1, 2015

Here’s an opportunity to join the social entrepreneurship community from Boulder and CU at the New Venture Challenge (NVC) Social Impact Prize Finals at Boomtown! Network with members of Boulder's social entrepreneurship community and watch the top five NVC Social Impact Prize teams pitch their business ideas. Please RSVP here...

Kathryn Caulfield, VP of Global Corporate Communications & Corporate Responsibility for The Clorox Company

Clorox Corporate Responsibility VP to Speak at Leeds

March 31, 2015

Leeds Council and the Gillett Speakers Series Present: Kathryn Caulfield, VP of Global Corporate Communications & Corporate Responsibility for The Clorox Company Tuesday, April 14th 5:15 – 6:15 pm KOBL S125 Kathryn Caulfield , vice president – Global Corporate Communications & Corporate Responsibility, serves as The Clorox Company’s chief communication...

REI meets Leeds team

Leeds Captures 3rd Place at Social Responsibility Competition

March 25, 2015

On Friday February 27th, the University of Colorado’s Leeds School of Business finished in third place at the 4th annual Milgard Invitational Case Competition on Social Responsibility at the University of Washington in Tacoma. The competition provided an opportunity for undergraduate students from 13 schools to explore a real CSR...

Justin's, CESR

Boulder Career Trek Explores Local CSR Companies

March 9, 2015

As a sequel to the popular San Francisco CSR Career Trek in January, CESR, in partnership with a team of Leeds MBA students (Katie Eisenbrown, Amanda Shatzman and Cassandra Palmer) presented a Boulder CSR Career Trek in late February. “It was great to hear about inspired and inspiring work from...

terri bourne, CESR Board Member

New CESR Board Member Defends Big Business

Feb. 23, 2015

One of CESR’s newest board members comes to us from one of the largest global companies in the world, Royal Dutch Shell , with a message she’s passionate about: “’Big’ doesn’t equate to ‘bad.’ Although they’re not perfect, global multi-nationals do so much to build relationships and forge understanding, because...

Mark Meaney, Business Ethics

Mark's Message - February 2015

Feb. 18, 2015

The job marketplace has caught up to CESR! That was a major takeaway from our first CSR Career Trek. In partnership with Katie Connor, Executive Director of Undergraduate Career Development, and Helen Zucchini, Director of Marketing & Outreach in the MBA Office, CESR sponsored a career trek out to the...

San Francisco CSR Career Trek Reveals Rise of Sustainability

Feb. 2, 2015

As they hustled from one company to the next through San Francisco’s busy streets, a group of Leeds School of Business students mentally prepared for their next destination, where they’d have an exclusive opportunity to make valuable, possibly life changing, contacts at Facebook. This is what they signed up for:...