$1B Deployed for Impact Investing

by Cathy Clark I got the call from the White House, in May 2014. “We’re going to have some major new commitments of impact investment capital at the meeting in June. Would you be interested in helping us track how the money is spent?” What do you say to a call like that when you Read more about $1B Deployed for Impact Investing[…]

Impact Investing Expert Proposes ‘Impact Classes’ To Parallel ‘Asset Classes’

This post was originally published by Devin Thorpe on Forbes, here. To paraphrase the great philosopher Forest Gump, impact investing is like a box of chocolates; you never know what impact you’re going to get. One of the foremost experts on impact investing, Cathy Clark, Director of CASE i3 at Duke University, is working on that problem. She Read more about Impact Investing Expert Proposes ‘Impact Classes’ To Parallel ‘Asset Classes’[…]

Press: Impact Investing Takes Hold on Business School Campuses

CASE i3’s pioneering work in impact investing was featured in Fortune. This is an excerpt. Read the full piece here. Adding a layer to B-school finance “Those of us who have been in this world for the past 20 years have had a lot of conversations over those 20 years with only us in the Read more about Press: Impact Investing Takes Hold on Business School Campuses[…]

Report: Aligning Capital with Mission

This was originally posted by Tom Woelfel on the Pacific Community Ventures Site, at: https://www.pacificcommunityventures.org/2016/05/05/aligning-capital-with-mission/  CASE i3 is a partner on the report, so we wanted to share it here as well. We are pleased to share with you our latest report, Aligning Capital with Mission: Lessons from the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Social Investment Program. The Annie Read more about Report: Aligning Capital with Mission[…]

i3 Speaker: Darren Walker, Ford Foundation

We were thrilled to welcome Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation, to campus on March 23, 2016 for meetings with our team and an intimate roundtable discussion with CASE i3 Fellows and Associates and other staff and students at Fuqua. The Ford Foundation is the nation’s second largest philanthropy, and has a rich history Read more about i3 Speaker: Darren Walker, Ford Foundation[…]

CASE Chat: Karen Clune, USAID

“The element about social entrepreneurship that is important to what we do is that social entrepreneurs come with the business minded approaches. [What’s important is] the idea of long term planning, really thinking about the implementation and the execution.” – Karen Clune of USAID Global Health Karen Clune, Senior Innovation Advisor for USAID’s Center for Read more about CASE Chat: Karen Clune, USAID[…]

#SBSI16 Storify Feed

Did you miss the Duke Fuqua Net Impact Sustainable Business and Social Impact Conference on Feb 24? You can follow the best quotes and photos from it here on our storify feed. Check out some clips from closing keynote Rose Marcario, CEO of Patagonia here.   And below are some quotes from the impact investing Read more about #SBSI16 Storify Feed[…]

CASE Chat: Sacha Dichter, Acumen

Ahead of our annual Advisory Council meeting held at the Fuqua School of Business, this month’s CASE Chat features one of our CASE i3 council members Sasha Dichter, Chief Innovation Officer at Acumen. Sasha has been a leader in social entrepreneurship and impact investing for many years and offers his insights on a number of Read more about CASE Chat: Sacha Dichter, Acumen[…]

Podcast: Tackling the Pioneer Gap with Cathy Clark

Cathy Clark: Tackling the Pioneer Gap Between Good Idea and Investable Deal (Podcast) This is reposted from the Returns on Investment podcast You’ve heard it from impact investors: there just aren’t enough investable deals. And you’ve heard it from impact entrepreneurs: where’s the capital we need to get our business off the ground? In this Returns on Read more about Podcast: Tackling the Pioneer Gap with Cathy Clark[…]

CASE i3 Newsletter: February 2016

In our CASE i3 Newsletter: February 2016 edition, we: Welcome our new Advisory Council Members! Invite you to  join #SBSI16, our Sustainable Business and Social Impact event,  in Durham on 2/24, and Invite you to join our CASE Impact Investing Research Group. Read the full newsletter here: