Now in its 10th academic year, Wharton Social Impact Initiative has worked to create a more equitable and sustainable global economy.
Why companies should see responsible business practices as a boon to profits and essential for success.
A new report from the Wharton Social Impact Initiative and consultancy Catalyst at Large illustrates key findings about the field.
Katherine Klein and Sandra Maro Hunt of the Wharton Social Impact Initiative and Shoshana Schwartz GRW20 identify the fundamentals of companies that prioritize gender equality.
Recommended readings and a TED Talk from a thought-provoking course on urgent societal issues and achieving lasting change
One for the World members pledge to fight global poverty by supporting the most effective charities.
Junior Michael Wong talks about his experiences interning at Beneficial State Bank this past summer.
Knowledge@Wharton in conjunction with the Wharton Social Impact Initiative takes a look at maximizing the mobilization of capital from several sources to maximize social impact. Analyzing a variety of financial innovations, this new report provides insight into which financial structures can efficiently encourage social development.
Stephanie Kim of the Wharton Social Impact Initiative shares her experiences during the “boot camp” program as a part of the Germination Project, which left her hopeful about the city of Philadelphia and the next generation of leaders in social impact.
Allie Ilgan from the Wharton Social Impact Initiative speaks with Jackie VanderBrug and Julia Balandina Jacquier about gender lens investing, and what they're seeing in this exciting space.
As part of the Wharton Social Impact Initiative's five-part series, Impact Entrepreneurship, Allie Ilgan speaks with Sandi Hunt of WSII and urges aspiring entrepreneurs to consider who's paying for the impact of their ventures.
As part of the Wharton Social Impact Initiative's Investing in Women Impact Stories, Allie Ilgan speaks with Sydney Price of Kate Spade New York about Kate Spade's women's empowerment goals and how they're achieving those goals in Masoro, Rwanda.
Sherryl Kuhlman, WG'01 reflects on Wharton's recent graduation and Reunion Weekend.
Senior Director of the Wharton Social Impact Initiative, Jacob Gray gives advice to young entrepreneurs building sustainable and successful ventures as part of WSII's Impact Entrepreneurship Week.
Stephanie Kim, WSII Associate Director of Community Strategy, discusses the importance of focusing on the impact of your social entrepreneurship ventures.