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 […]
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 […]
“If you’re putting your money towards an impact investment, you should ask the person managing that money what their goal is with that money and how they’re going to report it back to you. It’s a very simple question, and it can change the whole space if every investor did that.” from The ‘very simple […]
“The stakes are high. If impact investing spurs the socialization and growth in Collaborative Capitalism that we believe it will, for the first time in history we will be responding to some of the world’s most difficult challenges appropriately, proportionally and sustainably—through massive deployment of the world’s global capital markets.” —Cathy Clark, Jed Emerson, & […]
“But The Impact Investor is the kind of book that you will want to read cover-to-cover, because only then will you fully appreciate its breadth and depth of insight. It is a tour de force – a truly groundbreaking work that delivers some of the very finest thinking on impact investing, and presents it in a warm […]
“[Bifurcation] between social and financial goals] is very interesting for arm-chair pundits and pontificators, but people who are actually executing in practice are functioning on a fully-integrated basis.” from Which Impact Investing Funds Do It All? in Financial Advisor. Lelia Boulton, November 18, 2014.
“The [Impact Investor] book serves as a hands-on resource that is both informative and practical by presenting investment strategies, providing case studies and teaching important lessons that will ultimately contribute towards the reader’s success in creating ‘mission-driven returns.’” from Aspen Institute Showcased New Book on Impact Investing in Renew Strategies. Emily Ziethen, October 23, 2014.
“In these times of global transformation, aligning business and investment with our goals for positive social change is not merely a matter of preference, it is an absolute necessity. The Impact Investor introduces us to the innovators on the front lines already making change happen in markets across the globe.” —Darren Walker, President, Ford Foundation