On February 7, 2013, the Yale School of Management hosted Liz Berry Gips, SOM class of 1989, for a discussion on education, particularly the current state of the education system in South Africa.
The social impact bond space is an emerging field within the impact investing space. Social impact bonds are built on the notion of aligning incentives between public sector institutions, private sector implementers and investors to achieve shared social and financial benchmarks.
The Aspen Institute’s Judy Samuelson (SOM ’82) visited the Yale School of Management on January 30, 2013 to speak about her work as executive director of the Institute’s Business and Society Program (Aspen BSP).
Philanthropic giving in India lags that in developed nations. In the first PONPO lecture of the year, Professor K. Sudhir discussed how he translated research into an ad campaign that increased giving from wealthy donors to a charity that supports the elderly.
In a Net Impact club lecture, the chief executive officer of Mercy Corps discussed his work creating social innovation in the world’s toughest places.
On Tuesday, April 3rd, Professor Shyam Sunder delivered a lecture at the Yale School of Management about the structure of organizations for production of public and private goods. Professor Sunder is the James L. Frank Professor of Accounting, Economics and Finance at the Yale School of Management.
On Tuesday, April 3rd, Professor Shyam Sunder delivered a lecture at the Yale School of Management about the structure of organizations for production of public and private goods. His presentation concluded this year’s series of PONPO-sponsored lectures at Yale SOM.
The president of the Corporation for Enterprise Development spoke to the Economic Development Club about the CFED's approach to poverty.
Brian Trelstad spoke to Yale SOM students about how the Acumen Fund selects investments that can have both social impact and financial return.
The screening of the recently-released documentary, Saving Philanthropy: Resources to Results, brought film director and producer Kate Robinson and a panel of industry experts to campus.