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Investing for Mission-Driven Institutions Seminar Series: Regulatory Considerations and Stakeholder Influences External link

Regulatory considerations and stakeholder influences (the “Investment Ecosystem”) for mission-driven institution and their long-term investment programs. SEC vs. EU vs. States vs. Congress vs. Shareholder Considerations. Session moderators: Sarah Bloom Raskin and Emily Nagamoto 

Date and Time
Tuesday, March 5, 2024 - 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location
TBD

Power Lunch with Stephanie Hutchison

Duke students, chat with Stephanie Hutchison, Duke's diplomat in residence for the Mid-Atlantic Region with the U.S. Department of State, about energy- and climate-related work in the U.S. Foreign Service and careers with the U.S. State Department.

Date and Time
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location
Gross Hall Room 100A

Investing for Mission-Driven Institutions Seminar Series: Indirect Investment Structures External link

Indirect investment structures (e.g. fund of funds investing). The actual investments in an indirect investment structure are not publicly disclosed in a timely way. Should we work with other mission-driven institution to demand greater transparency in these portfolios to inform discussions of balancing fiduciary duties with values alignment in our investing? What are our options? What are the pros and cons? Session moderators: Tim Profeta and Brennan McDonald

Date and Time
Tuesday, March 19, 2024 - 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location
TBD

2024 Sustainable Business & Social Impact Conference External link

Join the Duke MBA Net Impact Club for the 19th Annual Sustainable Business & Social Impact Conference!
This year's conference, with a theme of "Building for Tomorrow", will explore questions like: “What does it look like when impact and sustainability are woven into the core of a company’s growth plan?” and “How do organizations choose which social and environmental issues to prioritize, and track progress towards their goals?”

Sponsored in part by the Nicholas Institute.

Date and Time
Wednesday, March 20, 2024 - 8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Location
Duke Fuqua School of Business

Blue Economy Symposium: Blueprints for Coastal Adaptation External link

Oceans@Duke presents the third annual Blue Economy Symposium: Blueprint for Coastal Resilience, sponsored by the Duke Alumni Development Network. The focus this year is innovations in improving coastal endurance from the private sector.

Capacity is limited so secure your spot early.

Date and Time
Friday, March 29, 2024 - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location
Lilly Classroom, Fuqua School of Business

Open Policy Working Group High Seas Symposium External link

All ocean enthusiasts are invited to explore the policy solutions to biodiversity issues facing the high seas. The High Seas Symposium, hosted by Duke's Ocean Policy Working Group, will include refreshments, lightning talks, and a high seas treaty panel.

Capacity is limited so secure your spot early.

Date and Time
Friday, March 29, 2024 - 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Location
Field Auditorium, Grainger Hall

Investing for Mission-Driven Institutions Seminar Series: Evaluation of Peer Institutions External link

How are Duke’s peer institutions managing the climate footprint of their investments? Session moderators: Ronnie Chatterji and Emily Nagamoto

Date and Time
Tuesday, April 2, 2024 - 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location
TBD

Investing for Mission-Driven Institutions Seminar Series: Reflect Back on Initial Conversation External link

Reflect back on initial conversation. “How best can mission driven institutions (e.g. universities, foundations, non-profits) balance fiduciary obligations with interests in expressing institutional values through their long-term investments?” Session moderator: Tim Profeta

Date and Time
Tuesday, April 16, 2024 - 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location
TBD

Network for Engineering With Nature (N-EWN) Partners Meeting External link

N-EWN's goal for this symposium is to provide partners (including Duke University) with an opportunity to learn about the innovative work of each organization, create stronger connections between partners, and facilitate collaboration on new projects. Register by Feb. 1 for a discounted Early Bird registration fee ($250 for faculty, staff, and other non-students; $125 for students).

Date
Wednesday, May 22, 2024 to Friday, May 24
Location
Hyatt Place St. Augustine/Vilano Beach, 117 Vilano Road, St. Augustine, FL 32084