The Fundamentals of Sustainability Accounting (FSA) Credential equips professionals with the knowledge and skills to understand the link between financial material sustainability information and a company’s ability to drive enterprise value.
After successful completion of this two-day course, students will be given a code to take the online Level 1 exam.
Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.
Please note that there are no refunds for open entry courses.
Student will write a problem statement indicating a business problem they are hoping to solve by taking this class and submit it by email. If they do not have a specific problem statement, this is not required.
Lauren Paul holds two Bachelor's Degrees from the University of Colorado, Boulder: one in Fine Art and the other in Spanish Translation and Interpretation. She holds both a Master's degree in Accounting and a Master's degree of Business Administration from the University of Colorado, Denver.
Lauren has traveled extensively throughout the world and loves to experience outdoor adventure, art, history, music and food everywhere she visits.
She enjoys figure skating, scuba diving, competing in triathalons, making art, listening to history podcasts and networking.
Engaging with the community as a volunteer is a high priority to Lauren. She has served as President of the Accounting & Financial Women's Alliance Northern Colorado chapter for 3 years, and also as the Secretary of the Fort Collins Figure Skating Club for three years. She currently volunteers in various roles for Junior League, Project Self Sufficiency and the Loveland Artist's Collective. She loves attending the Launch NoCo's 1 Million Cups events, inspired by entrepreneurs as she works on her own Amoeba Art Collective.
Lauren has worked in a variety of industries, including private equity, non-profit, agriculture, manufacturing and consulting for Colorado Title 32 Special Districts. She teaches a few courses in accounting at Front Range Community College and loves teaching as an Adjunct Professor of Accounting at Colorado State University. Teaching is her dream come true!