College of Business Hosts Founder of Sustainable Business Organization on Oct. 10

Mark Albion, social entrepreneur and author, will speak at Colorado State University on Wednesday, Oct. 10, as part of a new Sustainable Enterprise Speaker Series sponsored by the College of Business.

Albion’s talk, "Leadership and Values-Based Business – 10 Lifelines to Meaningful Work," will be from 7:30-8:30 p.m. in the Grey Rock Room at the Lory Student Center. The event is free and open to the public, but reservations are required at

Albion received his 15 minutes of fame as a Harvard Business School professor in the 1980s when he was profiled on "60 Minutes" as a top young (under 40) business-school professor in the country. After leaving Harvard, he founded Net Impact, a community for service-minded MBAs, in 1993. It has now grown to more than 10,000 members at more than 90 universities.

He is author of the New York Times Best Seller, "Making a Life, Making a Living," and his more recent book, "True to Yourself: Leading a Values Based Business." He remains active in Net Impact and Social Venture Network as well as speaking at business schools around the world.  For more information regarding his work and life, visit

This fall, the College of Business at Colorado State University began offering an 18-month master’s degree in Global, Social and Sustainable Enterprise that will teach students to use entrepreneurial, sustainable approaches to solve global challenges in energy, agriculture, health, environmental management and economic development. About 20 students are currently enrolled. For more information about the GSSE program, go to