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.

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 […]

CASE Announces New Online Training Course in Impact Measurement and Management with UNDP

In June 2020, the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) at Duke University, with funding from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) SDG Impact, began developing a new online global course to teach investors and enterprises how to apply impact management practices to demonstrate their alignment with, and contribution to, the Sustainable Development […]

Opinion: Investing in a Resilient Future – Impact Investing Offers a Pathway

May 2020 By Laurie J Spengler, CASE Senior Fellow Laurie J Spengler serves as a non-executive director of the Impact Investing Institute, the CDC Group (the UK development finance institution) and Bridges Insights. She is the founder and CEO of Courageous Capital Advisors, a Global Ambassador to the Global Steering Group on Impact Investing and a Senior Fellow and […]

Student Story: Venturing into Impact Investing

Patrick Starr

April 2019, Patrick Starr After serving for 2 years in the Peace Corps in Peru, I came back to the US and started a career in traditional investment management.  I enjoyed the rigor of the work and the pace at which I was improving my financial skill set, but my impact roots from the Peace […]

CASE’s Year in Impact 2017-2018

CASE's year in impact

It’s June, another school year has gone by and another group of CASE and CASE i3 Fellows have graduated. We had another exciting year of impact at CASE. Here are some of the numbers from 2017-2018. If you are interested in learning more about our 2017-2018 year you can read CASE Executive Director, Erin Worsham’s […]

Seeing Just How Far an MBA Education Can Take You: My Summer Internship in Social Impact

This post is written by Jehan El-Gabri, a second-year Duke Fuqua, in October 2017 During my first year at Fuqua, I fully embraced the opportunity to be a student again. Having worked in education and policy, my transition to business school meant embracing the feeling like I was drinking from a firehose and learning as […]

CASE Chat with Tom Mitchell, Managing Director of Cambridge Associates

Tom Mitchell

April 2017 A big congratulations to Tom Mitchell (Fuqua MBA ’07 and CASE Scholar), Managing Director of Cambridge Associates, for being honored this year with the Fuqua Leader of Consequence Award! The award recognizes Fuqua alumni whose exemplary professional accomplishments are match by the significant positive social or environmental change they have created. Since 2007, […]

Supply & Demand in Impact Investing at Sustainable Business and Social Impact Conference

CASEi3 impinv SBSI17

This post was written by Raquel Lima, a second-year MBA student at The Fuqua School of Business in April 2017. The 2017 Sustainable Business and Social Impact (SBSI) conference focused on how business can tackle global challenges by exploring innovative models and collaborative partnerships that are already working to solve these challenges and discussing how these […]

Investing in the Environment: From Niche to Mainstream at SBSI17

This post was written by Pia Morante, a second-year Fuqua MBA student, CASE i3 Fellow, and member of the Fuqua chapter of the Net Impact Club, in February 2017. The 2017 Sustainable Business and Social Impact (SBSI) conference focused on how business can tackle global challenges by exploring innovative models and collaborative partnerships that are […]