2023 Kirby Prize Finalist Spotlight: Connecticut Veterans Legal Center

The Problem CVLC is Working to Solve Connecticut Veterans Legal Center (CVLC) operates in medical-legal partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in Connecticut, and supports veterans recovering from homelessness and mental illness to overcome legal barriers to housing, healthcare, and income.  Through the work of directly representing individual vulnerable veterans, CVLC identifies issues […]

2023 Kirby Prize Finalist Spotlight: Kidogo

The Problem Kidogo is Working to Solve Kidogo is helping to solve the global childcare crisis, and more specifically to address the dearth of quality, affordable childcare for low income women (particularly those living in informal settlements) in East Africa.   Why We’re Excited About Kidogo’s Impact Potential Kidogo has identified many of the root causes […]

CASE Announces 4 Finalists for the F.M. Kirby Scaling Social Impact Prize

December 2022 From a pool of 180, four social enterprises stood out above the rest in this year’s competition for the Fred Morgan Kirby Prize for Scaling Social Impact, which CASE has the privilege to manage.  One of these four will ultimately be awarded the prize – a $100,000 unrestricted grant to support their achievement of […]

2022 Launch Pad Award

Translating lived experience into innovation to increase access for food allergy consumers Eighty nine million Americans avoid buying at least one of the top-9 allergen food products. Of these 89 million, 25 million have a severe or moderate allergy, 7 million have a mild allergy, 32 million have food intolerances. Twenty-five million are indirect avoiders […]

Fuqua students manage a portfolio with an ESG and sustainable finance strategy

October 2021 If we have one job at CASE, it’s to prepare our students to be leaders on a changing planet – one with significant social and environmental challenges. And through our CASE i3 Initiative on Impact Investing, we have been exploring emerging opportunities for addressing these challenges through finance for over 10 years.  Two […]

Optimizing for Impact: Managing investments to meet goals for impact – and expectations of regulators

Originally posted 9.13.21 on ImpactAlpha. NEW: The United Nations Development Programme and CASE at Duke have released a free online training for global enterprises and investors on impact measurement and management for the SDGs.  CASE and ImpactAlpha will launch Optimizing for Impact, a multiweek selection of lessons and video clips from the course. We’ll kick it off with […]