Creating Financial Markets: Lessons from Finance Pioneer Ron Cordes of ImpactAssets

This post was written in February 2012 by first year MBA student Ian Cain.  Ian reflects on a recent visit from Ron D. Cordes, co-chairman of Genworth Financial Wealth Management and founder of ImpactAssets.  It was in 2004, on his 45th birthday, when Ron D. Cordes decided that by the time he turned 50 he would be on a different […]

Announcing Launch of the CASE i3 Initiative on Impact Investing

September 2011 We’re pleased to announce that CASE is formally launching a new program focused on impact investing, the CASE i3 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 […]

The Impact Investing Wave

April 2011, Cathy Clark I attended the Skoll World Forum last week and had a realization. Yes, social entrepreneurs are working constantly to refine their business models, but right now, many are worried about very specific business model challenges. Forming a social business. Creating business models that produce profit. Setting up a for-profit. Considering impact investment. I […]