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

This post originally appeared on B the Change Media. You can view the original post here. The other day my 8-year-old daughter sat at the barstool in front of our kitchen island and asked me to explain to her what impact investing is. She knew my book was on this topic, that I teach it, […]

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 […]

Announcing the New CASE Advisory Council

Since 2002, CASE has been a leader in the field of social entrepreneurship, serving as a hub for research, teaching and practitioner engagement. We pride ourselves on not just being an academic center or teaching institution, but also connecting theory to practice, ensuring that our work is informed by and resonates with practitioners in the […]

Getting into the Muck: Day in Durham 2013

This post was written by Diana Vining and Cristina Arellano, both first year Duke MBA students. Diana and Cristina reflect on the 10th annual Day in Durham – where more than 1500 Fuqua first years have explored the Durham community and been inspired to use their business skills for social impact. How do you get […]

“Be A Social Entrepreneur” with Greg Dees

This post originally appeared on Southern New Hampshire University’s Be a Social Entrepreneur blog. To read the original post, click here. J. Gregory Dees has been the recipient of the Ashoka and Aspen Institute Lifetime Achievement Award in Social Entrepreneurship and continues to share his knowledge in the classroom and the world. How did you get started in social […]

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 […]

Global leaders start at home

This post was written by second year student, Mark Hiew. Mark and fellow second year, Dawn Arthur, were the leads for the 9th annual Day in Durham, an annual event that introduces incoming Fuqua students to the social entrepreneurship community in Durham and how they can contribute during their time at Duke. “Global leaders start […]

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 […]

Announcing Launch of CASE i3: The CASE Initiative on Impact Investing

We’re pleased to announce that CASE is formally launching a new program focused on impact investing, CASE i3, the CASE Initiative on Impact Investing. This will be the first comprehensive global program at a top 10 business school in the US to blend academic rigor with practical knowledge on the emerging field of Impact Investing across three main […]

Cathy Clark Heads to the White House

As we discussed in a previous blog post, the promise of impact investing has been widely touted. A report from JP Morgan cites the potential for invested capital of $400 billion–$1 trillion over the next 10 years and a report from the Monitor Institute predicts a market size of $500 billion. Recently the White House […]