Emerson Leadership Institute

The Vision of the Emerson Leadership Institute is to Cultivate Ethical Leaders who will Improve the Quality of All Life on Earth

About the Emerson Leadership Institute


Develop and deliver education, research, and community engagement programs that shape and enable ethical leaders.



The Emerson Leadership Institute (ELI) is the next evolution of a 23-year partnership between Emerson and the John Cook School of Business. The ELI will establish a leadership “hub” that supports impactful academic programs, leading-edge research initiatives, and market-driven community engagement activities where ethics and responsible leadership are required as core tenets.

The existing Emerson Ethics Center will become the first pillar under the Emerson Leadership Institute. The Center will continue to develop innovative programs that help the Institute realize its overarching vision to “cultivate leaders who will improve the quality of all life on Earth.”

Read the Emerson Leadership Institute press release.