Closing in on the Crux of Impact Investing

This article by Cathy Clark and Ben Thornley was originally posted on the Huffington Post blog in June 2013. The surge of interest in impact investing is a relatively recent phenomenon, although the practice of deploying capital with the intent to create measurable social and environmental benefits encompasses and builds on decades of market-oriented international and […]

What is Impact Investing and How Does It Work?

Professor Cathy Clark explains impact investing in a January 2013 Fuqua Q&A. “Impact investing” – chances are it’s a term you have heard recently. What exactly is impact investing and how does is work? Fuqua’s Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) is leading the way on impact investing research. Professor Cathy Clark breaks down the trend in […]

“Building a Field That Has Really Been More of a Yard”: The Impact Investor at Oxford

This post was written in March 2012 by Mailande Moran, a first year Duke MBA and a student fellow with CASE i3.  On Wednesday, the CASE i3 Initiative on Impact Investing co-hosted a meeting of roughly 80 leading investors, entrepreneurs, academics and intermediaries from the global impact investing community in Oxford, before the start of the Skoll […]