Three Lessons for Impact Investing Education Programs

After 5+ years of experience running CASE i3, we know that academic institutions can help build the impact investing field by teaching students a fuller suite of skills, clarifying the range of career paths open to them, and developing a better theoretical and practical knowledge base.  We share our own approach, as well as the Read more about Three Lessons for Impact Investing Education Programs[…]

$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[…]

From Lemonade to Babies: 8 Lessons on How to Talk About Impact Investing

Cathy Clark’s 8-year-old daughter asks her to explain what impact investing is.  Cathy realizes this is a very special communication challenge and a chance to see if she can communicate this topic in a way that truly anyone can understand. Originally posted in B the Change Media.

The B-School Impact Investing Uprising

In The B-School Impact Investing Uprising, We See Genius reports on how business schools are playing an important role in impact investing field development.  Cathy Clark shares her experience developing the CASE Initiative on Impact Investing (CASE i3) at Duke University, and the growing interest among incoming MBA students in the program.  

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[…]

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![…]

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[…]

Raising Smart Impact Capital

You’re a busy entrepreneur with an innovative venture that is making a real impact. But like many impact entrepreneurs you likely face questions and challenges in the capital-raising process. Many entrepreneurs find it hard to raise capital. And many entrepreneurs raise capital but discover later they got the wrong kind of capital at the wrong Read more about Raising Smart Impact Capital[…]

Exec Ed Program with DKU and Duke CE

CASE i3 recently partnered with Duke Corporate Education (ranked #1 in corporate education programs in the world) and Duke Kunshan University (DKU) in China to design and teach a program tour on philanthropy and impact investing for a group of ultra high net worth Chinese entrepreneurs and their families.  The 7-day tour included time in Durham, NC, Read more about Exec Ed Program with DKU and Duke CE[…]