Get Gender Smart with Us in Sept!

I am excited to announce that Suzanne Biegel of Catalyst at Large and I are repeating our 2.5-day intensive course Getting Gender Smart in September 2019. The course helps investors, fund managers, philanthropists, and financial consultants integrate a gender lens into their investment practices. We explore six gender lenses, share up to date research findings Read more about Get Gender Smart with Us in Sept![…]

Debating the potential of impact investing at Skoll World Forum

No one can debate that the field of impact investing has exploded in the last decade, with billions of dollars committed to various impact investment vehicles, and increasing research into financial and social returns. But has impact investing been oversold, or will it live up to the hype? Attendees of the Skoll World Forum in Read more about Debating the potential of impact investing at Skoll World Forum[…]

Jean Case of Case Foundation keynotes Fuqua’s Sustainable Business and Social Impact Conference

We were honored to welcome Jean Case of the Case Foundation to campus on February 8 as the closing keynote at our annual Sustainable Business and Social Impact Conference. In a fireside chat with CASE i3 Director Cathy Clark, Jean spoke about building movements by inspiring, educating, and activating.  Second-year MBA student Alejandra Rossi highlighted Read more about Jean Case of Case Foundation keynotes Fuqua’s Sustainable Business and Social Impact Conference[…]

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[…]

SOCAP16: Navigating Impact Investing

Given the increasing complexity and diversity of the impact investing market, it can be difficult to navigate for newcomers and current practitioners alike. In this SOCAP16 session, the panel steps back to review the state of play. How far have we come since impact investments were first classified as impact-first or finance-first? Why and where Read more about SOCAP16: Navigating Impact Investing[…]

$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[…]

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[…]

#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 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:     

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![…]