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[…]

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[…]

Trailblazing Women in Impact Investing

The Case Foundation spotlights the women from philanthropy, the investment community, financial services, and government leading the charge in impact investing.  CASE i3 Director Cathy Clark is honored to be included on this list.  See the other influential women contributing to this dynamic field on the Case Foundation blog.

Podcast: Leading at the Intersection of Ideas, Organizations and Capital

033, Cathy Clark, CASE i3 Initiative on Impact Investing: Leading at the Intersection of Ideas, Organizations and Capital Released Jan 18, 2016 reposted from the ITunes listing for the Social Entrepreneur podcast by Tony Lloyd. Listen to the podcast here:  https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/social-entrepreneur-conscious/id1056709361?mt=2 Cathy Clark first came to my attention as the coauthor of the book The Read more about Podcast: Leading at the Intersection of Ideas, Organizations and Capital[…]

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[…]

Melissa Bradley, New Capitalist, on Tri-Sector Leadership

CASE i3 Advisor Melissa Bradley shares her experience as a tri-sector leader collaborating on solutions to social problems. Melissa has vast and diverse impact experience, having started and successfully sold a social enterprise, worked as an impact investor focused on investing in entrepreneurs of color and female entrepreneurs, and served as the acting director of Read more about Melissa Bradley, New Capitalist, on Tri-Sector Leadership[…]