Rose Marcario on Social Impact in Corporations: SBSI16

This post was written by Emily Silman, a second-year Duke MBA student, CASE Fellow and a member of the Fuqua chapter of the Net Impact Club, in April 2016. You know a CEO isn’t a stereotypical stuffy, out-of-touch C-suite leader when they request to deliver their conference keynote not just as an informal “fireside chat”-style conversation but […]

CASE Chat with Karen Clune, Senior Innovation Advisor, Center for Accelerating Innovation and Impact at USAID

March 2016 This month’s CASE Chat features Karen Clune, Senior Innovation Advisor, Center for Accelerating Innovation and Impact at USAID. Karen will be joining us later this month at our annual Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke (SEAD) Summit and Symposium. SEAD, in partnership with USAID and the USAID Higher Education Solutions Network (HESN), works with […]

From SBSI16: 5 Ecosystem Issues Affecting Education Innovation in North Carolina

March 2016 Tension. Blended. Experimental. These are the words our practitioners chose when asked to describe North Carolina’s education ecosystem at the recent Sustainable Business and Social Impact Conference.  More importantly, these words quickly came to life as Darrell Alison, Dawn Arthur (Fuqua MBA ’13), Alex Quigley, Minnie Forte-Brown, shared their diverse perspectives on the […]

Bringing Clarity to the Cornea Donation Process with Change Academy

July 2015 Imagine a goal that seems insurmountable. Perhaps clearing out your garage of everything piled inside so that your car will fit inside. Now amplify the scale of that goal to the size of a complex, international social venture. How would you begin to achieve a goal that seems impossible in the big picture? […]

Shaping the Future through Innovation: The 2014 Sustainable Business and Social Impact Conference

This post was written by James Megivern, Duke MBA student, in April 2014.  James reflects on the 9th annual Sustainable Business and Social Impact (SBSI) conference, the signature event of the Fuqua Net Impact Club.  “The show must go on!” Despite an epic snowstorm, the 2014 Duke Sustainable Business and Social Impact Conference was held […]

“Be A Social Entrepreneur” with Greg Dees

This post originally appeared on Southern New Hampshire University’s Be a Social Entrepreneur blog in April 2013. J. Gregory Dees has been the recipient of the Ashoka and Aspen Institute Lifetime Achievement Award in Social Entrepreneurship and continues to share his knowledge in the classroom and the world. How did you get started in social entrepreneurship?I was drawn […]

2013 ESI Award: Riders for Health

March 2013 CASE is proud to announce the winner of our 2013 Enterprising Social Innovation Award: Riders for Health! Riders for Health is an international social enterprise that manages and maintains vehicles for health-focused partners in sub-Saharan Africa which enables health workers to deliver vital health care to rural communities on a reliable and cost-effective basis. […]

Toward an Open-Solution Society

Professor Greg Dees gave this TED-style talk as part of CASE’s 10th anniversary celebration in December 2012. Why should we care about social entrepreneurship? Why does it matter? According to CASE Founder Greg Dees, it is not just about making money while doing good. Nor is it just about helping nonprofits be more business-like.  “It’s a […]