The Next Economy Now podcast recently hosted CASE i3 Director Cathy Clark. Highlights of the show: Cathy discusses how Sesame Street led her to impact investing Best practices uncovered in the Impact Investor 2.0 project The art of putting together strong impact funds New tools released soon to help social entrepreneurs raise “Smart Impact Capital” Read more about Podcast: Next Economy Now with Cathy Clark[…]
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[…]
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[…]
February 3, 2015. An article in the Chicago Tribune reports on the presentation Cathy Clark gave at an impact investing event in Chicago cohosted by MacArthur Foundation, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. This event was focused on findings from The Impact Investor: Lessons in Read more about Press: Chicago Tribune on The Impact Investor[…]
The Impact Investor: Lessons in Leadership and Strategy for Collaborative Capitalism, Released October 13, 2014. Precise details on what, exactly, impact investing entails, embodied in the experiences and best and proven practices of some of the world’s most successful impact investors, across asset classes, geographies and areas of impact. The book discusses the parameters of Read more about The Impact Investor Book Released[…]
September 20, 2014. The Impact Investor is here! Download the Kindle version now or order a hardcover copy. Also, Cathy, Ben and Jed’s book tour is underway! They are speaking at over 18 locations across the US and Canada. Check out their new Impact Investor book website for updates, reviews and news, including preview PDFs of pieces of the book.
August 15, 2014. In the article A Guide to “Good” Investment on Stanford Social Innovation Review, CASE i3 Director Cathy Clark reviews the new book, The Power of Impact Investing by Judith Rodin of the Rockefeller Foundation and Margot Brandenburg.
CASE i3 Speaker Series: Global Lessons on Leveraging Capacity with Capital for Impact. Laurie Spengler, CEO of Enclude (formerly Shorebank International), visited Fuqua in December 2013 to lead a discussion of how people and institutions are collaborating to create successful impact investments worldwide and shared some of her observations on global lessons for leveraging capacity Read more about i3 Speaker Video: Laurie Spengler[…]
Deutsche Bank Global Commercial Microfinance Consortium I Case Study, November 2013. This case study was produced for the Impact Investing 2.0: The Way Forward project by Cathy Clark, Jed Emerson and Ben Thornley. This project was created in partnership with InSight at Pacific Community Ventures and Impact Assets, and identifies twelve high-performing funds that have seen both financial and social Read more about Case Study: Deutsche Bank Microfinance Consortium[…]
Elevar Equity: Unitus Equity Fund and Elevar Equity Fund II Case Study, November 2013. This case study was produced for the Impact Investing 2.0: The Way Forward project by Cathy Clark, Jed Emerson and Ben Thornley. This project was created in partnership with InSight at Pacific Community Ventures and Impact Assets, and identifies twelve high-performing funds that have Read more about Case Study: Elevar Equity[…]