Monthly Archives: February 2013

Leeds Graduate Embarks on Adventure with Thriive

Terrence Rouda graduated from Leeds in Spring 2012 with an emphasis in Accounting and a certificate in Real Estate. Terrence took Catherine Milburn’s class, Business Solutions for the Developing World, last spring and continues to pursue his passion for social … Continue reading

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Students Clamor for Chance to Meet Buffet

Excitement is building at Leeds around the upcoming trip to meet Warren Buffett in Omaha. On March 15th, twenty lucky students will get the opportunity to have lunch and attend a Q & A session (and also go on two … Continue reading

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CESR SRE Certificate Program Experiences Major Growth

This spring 18 students will be graduating with the CESR Socially Responsible Enterprise (SRE) Certificate. Due to intense student interest and fabulous courses, SRE program enrollment has grown exponentially since its inception three years ago, deepening CESR’s influence on students … Continue reading

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CESR Stampede – It’s Coming!

The CESR Stampede at Leeds: A Week of Driving Values in Business is quickly rumbling toward us and just around the corner on April 15-19th! There will be 16 events over the week with highlights including the Sustainability Showcase, the … Continue reading

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ProtoTest Supports Net Impact

The Net Impact Chapter at Leeds received a generous donation last semester from ProtoTest, a Denver-based certified B-Corp. ProtoTest helps software companies and IT departments staff their contract and direct-hire openings with the best technical professionals and also provides automated … Continue reading

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New CSR Reporting Class Offered this Semester

It is challenging enough for companies to measure and report financial events, but when non-financial sustainability reporting is added, there are additional challenges to make sure the information is reliable, comparable and consistent. Integrated Reporting for Socially Responsible Strategies (ACCT/CESR … Continue reading

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Leeds MBA Team Visits Nicaragua

On January 6th an MBA team from CESR’s Social Entrepreneurship in Emerging Markets class headed for Nicaragua to support a Nicaraguan nonprofit, FUPRSOMUNIC (Solar Program Foundation for Nicaraguan Women), in its business planning.  The Solar Program Foundation, which was begun … Continue reading

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Curriculum Think Tank Makes Headway

The Curriculum Think Tank, a consortium of 12 schools including Dartmouth, Trinity University and Michigan State, was formed in July 2012. This group of educators is focused on developing curriculum around social responsibility and ethics. After two meetings last fall, … Continue reading

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CESR Donor Snapshot: Christine Buchanan

Christine Buchanan, a partner at KPMG in New York City, doesn’t want students to be under any illusions that challenging ethical situations won’t happen in the workplace. “I don’t want younger generations to be fooled by wearing rose-colored glasses. We … Continue reading

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CESR in the News

It’s hard to miss the recent flurry of news coverage about CESR in local and national publications! Here’s a roundup of the latest CESR mentions… The Daily Camera focused on CESR and its integration of social responsibility into the curriculum … Continue reading

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