From “Charming” to “Commercial on Steroids:” Audrey Choi on Integrating Sustainability in Finance

Audrey Choi has taken a rather circuitous route to her current role as Chief Sustainability Officer for multinational investment bank Morgan Stanley, with a common thread being a deep curiosity and commitment to learning.

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Getting Gender Smart

Join us for Getting Gender Smart: Impact Investing with a Gender Lens in March 2019   It’s impossible not to notice that society is grappling with issues related to gender and the unique experiences women face around the world at this time.  Thankfully, it’s not all bad news and hand-wringing – we’re seeing an acknowledgement […]

The Implications of Big Money in Impact Investing

The world of impact investing is rapidly changing with the entrance of large, international investing firms. Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, BlackRock, and the list goes on. Driven by their customers, public opinion, private conviction, or a combination, these players are taking interest in and making significant investments in expanding their impact investing capabilities. […]

Fuel Your Impact: CASE Smart Impact Capital Launches at SOCAP17

A version of this post originally appeared on the SOCAP blog. You can read the original post here. You can visit the CASE Smart Impact Capital website here. Does this sound familiar? You’re an impact entrepreneur and you spend more time and effort than you can really afford on fundraising. You’re searching for investors anywhere you can […]

The Effect of Inserting the Impact Variable: SOCAP16

This post was written by Zen Dedekind, CASE i3 Fellow and Co-Chair for the 2016-17 academic year. Zen recently attended SOCAP, the annual conference in San Francisco that brings together impact investors, social entrepreneurs, foundations, corporations, global nonprofits, and others contributing to a vibrant marketplace for socially, environmentally and economically sustainable solutions. For more information about SOCAP, visit […]

In 2014 29 Orgs Committed $1.5 Billion to Impact Investing. Where’s the Money after 18 Months?

I got the call from the White House, in May 2014. “We’re going to have some major new commitments of impact investment capital at the meeting in June. Would you be interested in helping us track how the money is spent?” What do you say to a call like that when you run an impact […]

You Need Capital for Your Growing Social Venture. What Now?

This post originally appeared on the SOCAP blog. You can read the original post here. We are happy to announce the CASE Smart Impact Capital™ site has officially launched this week! You can view the website here. The Challenges of Raising “Smart” Capital   Social entrepreneurs are busy people with many competing claims on their […]

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, […]

Navigating Impact Investing: The Opportunity in Impact Classes

The growth in interest in impact investing has been steady over recent years, with a newly released study by U.S Trust showing that 93% of millennials interviewed saying social impact is key to their investing decisions. Despite this, multiple barriers still exist that inhibit many investment managers from entering the field. These barriers can have a […]

3 Trends in East African Healthcare from Investors’ Circle Investor Forum: Nairobi 2015

This post is part of our series on SEAD’s recent visit to East Africa to work with our innovators in the field and put on events in Nairobi focused on healthcare innovation and scaling in East Africa. Learn more about the trip here. Right now is an exciting time to be involved in global health […]