The Yale Socially Responsible Investments Journal

A Wiser Today, A Brighter Tomorrow

SOM Carbon Case Competition Sparks Conversation

SOM Carbon Case Competition Sparks Conversation

On November 14th, the Yale Responsible Investing Group (Yale RIG) and the International Center for Finance at the Yale School of Management hosted a national low Carbon Case Competition. Students from around the country devised business strategies to promote a green economy/business model. The event was especially prevalent given the recent news that Yale wouldContinue Reading SOM Carbon Case Competition Sparks Conversation

Founder of DBL Investors, Nancy Pfund: Pioneering the Double-Bottom Line

Founder of DBL Investors, Nancy Pfund: Pioneering the Double-Bottom Line

Critics of modern multinational capitalism often question whether the business decisions of large corporations are dictated by the pursuit of profit to the exclusion of the public interest. According to Antony Bugg-Levine, the CEO of Nonprofit Finance Fund, many people see a “bifurcated world”: a vision of developed society that is characterized by a starkContinue Reading Founder of DBL Investors, Nancy Pfund: Pioneering the Double-Bottom Line

Transforming India Through Mobile Commerce

Transforming India Through Mobile Commerce

When Bill Gates announced on November 16th that he was investing in Unitus Seed Fund, an India-centric impact investing fund, he highlighted an increasingly evident fact: India is ripe for impact investment.A Despite almost eight percent annual GDP growth over the past decade, two thirds of India’s population still earns under $2 per day.B Furthermore,Continue Reading Transforming India Through Mobile Commerce