Navigating Impact Investing

Led by the consulting firm Tideline, together with Cathy Clark at CASE i3 at Duke University, the Navigating Impact Investing project began in September 2015 as an effort to bring greater clarity to the field of impact investing, supported by Omidyar Network. The project also included a dedicated Advisory Group, members of which are listed Read more about Navigating Impact Investing[…]

A First-Timer’s Experience: 3 Reflections from SOCAP

Earlier this month, CASE Director of Programs Robyn Fehrman had the opportunity to attend SOCAP16 for the first time.  Read about her three reflections on the experience of attending the annual convening of global innovators, investors, foundations, governments, institutions, and social entrepreneurs, with the tagline “A Conference at the Intersection of Money + Meaning.” Full Read more about A First-Timer’s Experience: 3 Reflections from SOCAP[…]

$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[…]

CASE Chat with Eric Savage, Co-Founder and President, Unitus Capital

This post originally appeared in the CASE blog on May 5, 2016, by Kyle Munn.   This month’s CASE Chat features Eric Savage, Co-Founder and President of Unitus Capital. Based in Bangalore, India, Unitus Capital was founded in 2008 with the mission of accelerating capital markets for ventures serving low-income populations in Asia. In the Read more about CASE Chat with Eric Savage, Co-Founder and President, Unitus Capital[…]

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[…]

Blog: A Year of Impact and Progress for CASE

This blogpost was originally published in the CASE Notes blog by Erin Worsham. Click here for the full post.  If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves. ~ Thomas Edison A university-wide Ebola Innovation Challenge that inspired 160+ students to think about how they can use their Read more about Blog: A Year of Impact and Progress for CASE[…]

Blog: The Triumphs and Tribulations of Impact Investing

Huge thanks to Kyle Zimmer and Jane Robinson from First Book for writing this great HuffingtonPost blog on our event in Oxford last week. They wrote about two big hurdles for impact investing: risk and access. An excerpt from their blogpost: Both the triumphs and the growing pains of “impact investing” were on display in Read more about Blog: The Triumphs and Tribulations of Impact Investing[…]

Blog: Investing for a Social and Environmental Impact

Investing for a Social and Environmental Impact – originally posted on the Fuqua Daytime MBA blog Matt Hendren – February 17, 2015 Professor Cathy Clark speaking on impact investing and the book she co-authored on the subject   Fuqua has excellent resources for anyone interested in impact investing. To those of you for whom this Read more about Blog: Investing for a Social and Environmental Impact[…]

10th Annual SBSI Conference with Perez and Repogle

  February 11, 2015. At the 10th Annual Sustainable Business and Social Impact Conference, CASE i3 hosted an expert panel on impact investing, ran a workshop on Tri-Sector Leadership, and joined the rest of Fuqua in welcoming US Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez and Seventh Generation CEO John Repogle to campus. View their speeches Read more about 10th Annual SBSI Conference with Perez and Repogle[…]