Launching Ideas: The Inaugural Social Impact Startup Weekend

Social Impact Startup Weekend

This post was written by Samantha Dina, CASE Fellow and Co-President of the Fuqua Net Impact Club. This post was originally posted on the Duke Daytime MBA Student Blog. When I walked into Duke’s innovation center, “The Bullpen,” to participate in the Fuqua Net Impact club’s inaugural Social Impact Startup Weekend, I had no idea what to […]

Congratulations Fuqua Net Impact on Gold Chapter for 2015-2016

Fuqua Net Impact has done it again! For the 9th year in a row, they have once again received the prestigious Gold Chapter status from Net Impact. These standings – based on meeting a rigorous set of requirements for activities, programming, and membership reach – identify the most outstanding chapters in the Net Impact network, […]

Stories: Old, Outdated, Necessary

This post was written by Xander Kent, a third year dual Masters of Environmental Management and Business Administration (MEM/MBA) candidate at Duke’s Nicholas School of Environment and Fuqua School of Business. Xander has helped lead the Net Impact Club and has been actively involved in social impact throughout his time at Duke. In his spare […]

#OptOutside: REI’s Latest Marketing Ploy or Something More?

The day after Thanksgiving has long been the unofficial start of the American holiday shopping season and is a pivotal day of profits for U.S. retailers. Last year, 87 million Americans shopped on Black Friday and accounted for $50.9 billion in sales. As competition for customers has grown fiercer with the increase in online shopping, traditional […]

Day in Durham: Step One Towards Impactful Stewardship

This post was written by Chris Castro, Fuqua MBA 2017 and a CASE Scholar. After graduating from Loyola Marymount University, Chris was a 5th and 6th grade teacher in Honduras for the nonprofit organization The Farm of the Child. He spent five years working with City Year before becoming to Fuqua.   Although first-year Fuqua […]

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?”

The “Surprise” Social Entrepreneur

This post was written by second year Duke MBA and CASE Fellow Beth Bafford.  Beth reflects on a recent visit from Laura Callanan, CASE Advisory Council member and keynote at this year’s Sustainable Business and Social Impact conference.  Laura works with the Social Sector Office at McKinsey & Co. We had the immense pleasure of hosting Laura Callanan as […]

Disrupting the Status Quo

This post was written by Amy Snyder and Beth Bafford. Amy and Beth are both second year MBA students, CASE Fellows, and the co-chairs of this year’s fantastic Duke MBA Net Impact “Sustainable Business and Social Impact” Conference.  Earlier this month, Fuqua’s Net Impact Club held its 7th annual Sustainable Business and Social Impact Conference. Approximately 400 attendees […]

CASE In the News

CASE seems to be popping up all over these days.  A couple of recent highlights: Fuqua Profiled in “Social Entrepreneurship: The Best Schools & Programs”: Poets and Quants just came out with a top 10 ranking of Social Entrepreneurship programs and Fuqua is included!  The article by John Byrne points out that interest in social […]

Fuqua’s Net Impact Club Wins Gold!

Net Impact has announced the 2011-2012 Gold and Silver standings for Net Impact chapters, naming Fuqua with the prestigious Gold rating! The standings, based on the chapter’s performance this past academic year, represent the most outstanding chapters in the Net Impact network. This year, just 14% of nearly 280 Net Impact chapters worldwide achieved Gold […]