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[…]

CASE i3 Speaker: Debra Schwartz of MacArthur Foundation

We were thrilled to welcome Debra Schwartz to campus in December 2016 for an excellent talk for the Duke community on bridging capital gaps and democratizing impact investing.  Debra was especially articulate in discussing the role foundations have played in the impact investing field, and how that role may change as the field continues to Read more about CASE i3 Speaker: Debra Schwartz of MacArthur Foundation[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Nick O’Donohoe of Big Society Capital

We were thrilled to welcome Nick O’Donohoe, founding CEO of Big Society Capital, to campus as our fall CASE i3 speaker.  Nick spoke about Big Society Capital’s role as an innovative investment intermediary working with funds, governments, and enterprises to catalyze the impact investment market in the UK and globally. Nick serves on the advisory Read more about Nick O’Donohoe of Big Society Capital[…]

The Role of Big Society Capital in Growing Impact Investment

During his visit to campus in December, Nick O’Donohoe, CEO of Big Society Capital, provided insight into the founding of the organization and its role in building the social investment market in the United Kingdom. Impact investing (as we know it in the US) or social investing (as it’s often termed in the UK) strikes Read more about The Role of Big Society Capital in Growing Impact Investment[…]

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[…]

CASE Chat: Laurie Spengler

Enclude CEO Laurie Spengler spoke at CASE (Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship) at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business, about impact investing now and in the future.  Laurie delves into gaps in the current impact investing space: between rhetoric and participation in transactions, and in the analytical tools we need to provide to help investors perform Read more about CASE Chat: Laurie Spengler[…]

i3 Speaker: Maya Chorengel

Maya Chorengel of Elevar Equity presented to and spoke with CASE i3 Fellows, Associates and other Duke students at Fuqua today, introducing them to Elevar’s investment criteria, terms of engagement, track record, and lessons. Check out Maya’s CASE Chat here.

i3 Speaker: Michael Dorsey

Posted on January 8, 2015 by Matt Hendren This post was written by Matt Hendren, a first year Duke MBA student and Associate in the CASE Initiative on Impact Investing (CASE i3) program. We welcomed Mike Dorsey, CASE i3 Advisory Board member, to Fuqua in November as part of the CASE i3 Speaker Series.  Mike Read more about i3 Speaker: Michael Dorsey[…]