White’s WaterCredit Initiative has helped people without access to traditional credit markets secure loans and pay for clean water and sanitation.


Hilary Pennington, SOM Class of 1983, spoke at the Yale School of Management’s Social Impact Lab, sharing her thoughts on social impact, having spent the previous five years as Director of Special Initiatives at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.


J. Gregory Dees ‘81, founding faculty director of the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) at Duke's Fuqua School of Business, passed away on December 20


YALE SOM IS KNOWN FOR ITS COMMITMENT TO “BLENDING THE SECTORS.” Where does entrepreneurship fit in to this blending process?


On November 12, 2013, the Yale School of Management Entrepreneurship and Net Impact Clubs welcomed CommonBond Co-Founder and CFO Michael Taormina to speak about his experiences starting the peer-to-peer “platform that connects MBA student borrowers with financing.”


On Thursday, November 7th, 2013, 17 teams of first-year MBA students took part in a case competition sponsored by Deloitte Human Capital Consulting Services in conjunction with the Yale School of Management’s Net Impact, Consulting, and Human Capital clubs.


Sandy Urie, CEO of Cambridge Associates, an investment advising firm focused on foundations and endowments, remembers her parents’ advice growing up: “The only limiting factor for you will be yourself. Don’t let anyone else tell you that you can’t do something.”


Saul Kornik, CEO and Co-Founder of Africa Health Placements (AHP), visited the Yale School of Management on November 4, 2013 to discuss the insights he had gained after launching AHP and to impart lessons that can be applied broadly across the nonprofit management sector.


Yale College alumnus Georgia Levenson Keohane visited SOM’s Social Impact Lab on October 30th to lead a discussion titled "Social Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century: Innovation across the Nonprofit, Private, and Public Sectors,” which is also the title of her new book.


“Business is one of the most powerful tools on the planet—it can be used for social good,” posited Kassoy. “In the 20th century, business focused on maximizing shareholder value; in the 21st century we must focus on maximizing shared value.”