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Farewell, Fearless Leader!

After an impactful eight years leading the launch and meteoric growth of CESR, Executive Director Donna Sockell has decided to move on from Leeds this summer, but she leaves behind a remarkable legacy. Donna has been a passionate advocate for … Continue reading

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Conscious Capitalism Conference Inspires Attendees

CESR’s 4th Annual Conscious Capitalism Conference, Business Reinvented: Transforming Lives plowed ahead despite a hazardous spring snow storm on April 17th. CESR Executive Director and founder of the conference remarked, “Even the challenges of rain, sleet, and snow did not … Continue reading

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CESR Stampede – A Success!

On April 15-19 CESR hosted its first annual CESR Stampede at Leeds: A Week of Driving Values in Business. Over 1200 people turned out for the 16 events targeted at current students, alumni, and the business community in the greater … Continue reading

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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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