Duke Annual SBSI Conference with Patagonia and Global Health Corps CEOs!

Join the Duke Annual SBSI Conference with Patagonia and Global Health Corps CEOs! Learn more or register today! Co-hosted by the Fuqua Net Impact Club and CASE at Duke, the 11th annual Sustainable Business & Social Impact (SBSI) Net Impact Conference will be held in Durham, NC on  Feb 24, 2016! This year’s conference, themed Read more about Duke Annual SBSI Conference with Patagonia and Global Health Corps CEOs![…]

Podcast: Leading at the Intersection of Ideas, Organizations and Capital

033, Cathy Clark, CASE i3 Initiative on Impact Investing: Leading at the Intersection of Ideas, Organizations and Capital Released Jan 18, 2016 reposted from the ITunes listing for the Social Entrepreneur podcast by Tony Lloyd. Listen to the podcast here:  https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/social-entrepreneur-conscious/id1056709361?mt=2 Cathy Clark first came to my attention as the coauthor of the book The Read more about Podcast: Leading at the Intersection of Ideas, Organizations and Capital[…]

Press: Why The Zuckerberg LLC Is Good For Impact Investing

This article recently appeared in Forbes. This piece is excerpted, with permission. Mark Zuckerberg recently revealed that he and Dr. Priscilla Chan, his wife, plan to direct 99% of of their wealth into the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) and the announcement triggered quite the firestorm of controversy. That’s because, although the entity is aimed at using Read more about Press: Why The Zuckerberg LLC Is Good For Impact Investing[…]

Q & A: Catherine Clark on Impact Investing

Expectations of capital sources are “not really aligned with the needs of early-stage social entrepreneurs” By Robin D. Schatz This story appeared originally at SAGE Business Researchers. Read the whole piece here.  Impact investors are integral to the growth of social entrepreneurship, according to Catherine Clark, founder and director of the i3 Initiative on Impact Read more about Q & A: Catherine Clark on Impact Investing[…]

i3 Speaker: Nick O’Donohoe

Catalyzing Impact through Investment with Nick O’Donohoe of Big Society Capital How can an innovative investment intermediary work with funds, governments, and enterprises to catalyze the impact investment market across a country? Nick O’Donohoe, former Global Head of Research at JP Morgan, will talk about the foundation of Big Society Capital and its work dedicated Read more about i3 Speaker: Nick O’Donohoe[…]

Congrats Duke Students!

Congrats Duke students, proud winners of $10,000 first prize Yale Low Carbon Portfolio Case Competition! This post originally appeared on the EDGE blog at Fuqua here. A Duke team took 1st place in the second annual Yale University Low-Carbon Portfolio Case Competition, on Friday, Nov. 13.  The team won $10,000 and automatic entry into the final Read more about Congrats Duke Students![…]

Press: Clark quoted by ImpactAlpha on Wharton Study

WHARTON: GREAT EXPECTATIONS FOR FINANCIAL RETURNS, BUT QUESTIONS ABOUT MISSION PRESERVATION By Dennis Price, ImpactAlpha Impact is in the eye of the beholder, or at least in the eye of the fund manager. A new study on the financial performance of private equity impact investments provides fresh data that suggests at least some segments are indeed Read more about Press: Clark quoted by ImpactAlpha on Wharton Study[…]

Impact Investing Goes to School

Cathy Clark at Duke’s CASE i3 initiative, on what we’ve learned about the sector – and how much we still don’t know By James Militzer (This post originally appeared on Next Billion here.) The i3 Initiative on Impact Investing is part of the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE), a prominent research and Read more about Impact Investing Goes to School[…]

3 Trends in East African Healthcare Investment

This post is part of our series on SEAD’s recent visit to East Africa to work with our innovators in the field and put on events in Nairobi focused on healthcare innovation and scaling in East Africa. Learn more about the trip here. Right now is an exciting time to be involved in global health Read more about 3 Trends in East African Healthcare Investment[…]