CASE Chat with Bart Houlahan, Co-Founder, B Lab

This month’s CASE Chat features Bart Houlahan, Co-Founder of B Lab, the nonprofit organization that certifies B Corporation. Bart is also a member of the CASE Advisory Council. With the founding of B Lab in 2006, Bart has established himself as a leader in the social entrepreneurship field. He discusses with us the changing role of […]

Seeking Clarity

Rachel Lichte is a current student at Duke, pursuing her joint MBA/MEM (Master of Environmental Management) degree. She gave this TED-style talk as part of CASE’s 10th anniversary celebration in December 2012. To read more posts on CASE’s anniversary celebration, click here! Next time I’m having one of those days where I need a little […]

The Past, Present and Future of Social Entrepreneurship

Greg Dees

CASE Founder Greg Dees reflects on 10 years of CASE at Fuqua. This Q&A was originally posted on the Fuqua website (here). Social entrepreneurs are playing a key role in recognizing and resourcefully pursuing opportunities to create social value. They are putting in place innovative solutions to transform the education system and harnessing the power […]

Harnessing the Power of Business to Do Good

This post was written by third year student, Carrie Gonnella.  Carrie is concurrently pursuing her MBA at Fuqua and her MEM (Master of Environmental Management) at Duke’s Nicholas School of the Environment.  Carrie interned this summer at B Lab with the support of CASE’s Summer Internship Fund (learn more about SIF at the bottom on […]

Connecting with Customers through Sustainability

This post was written by Elana Boehm, a first year Duke MBA and CASE Fellow. Elana reflects on some of the marketing panels from this year’s Sustainable Business and Social Impact conference and how different companies are implementing programs and connecting with their customers around sustainability and social impact issues. “When was your spear-in-the-chest moment?”

“Your Impact Starts Here”: Day in Durham 2011

CASE and the Fuqua Net Impact Club recently hosted the 8th annual Day in Durham. Every year, we organize this event to introduce new Fuqua students to Durham where they’ll spend the next two years.  The goal is to whet their appetites for getting involved in the Durham community and for a career focused on responsible business […]

Gearing up for GIIRS

It’s an exciting time to be part of the emerging impact investment industry. Whether you believe that impact investing is an emerging asset class, or just that we’re witnessing a significant movement of capital by people who are interested in creating social impact alongside financial returns, it’s undeniably a time of great activity. With an […]