Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions

Stand for Corporate Social Responsibility

Date and Time
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Stand for Corporate Social Responsibility


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The Duke Center for International Development (DCID) and the Sanford School of Public Policy are pleased to host “Stand For Corporate Social Responsibility” Tuesday, February 23. Eddy Malesky, director of DCID, will interview two of our alumni—Victoria Corti, MIDP’13 and Gonzalo Pertile, MIDP’17—whose careers focus on promoting sustainable economic development and more in the private sector.


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Victoria Corti, MIDP’13 is the Manager of Social Impact and Innovation for Almado, and Cofounder, Sesenta, a virtual platform that provides executive volunteers with organizations that need support. Almado is an Argentina-based consultancy and social enterprise that helps organizations develop strategies and solutions to social challenges that have high social, environmental and economic impact and return on investment. Almado brings deep experience and relationships from working with both informal settlement communities, as well as private sector and impact investors.

Gonzalo Pertile, MIDP’17, is Madewell’s Director of Corporate Social Responsibility, leading the environmental sustainability and social impact efforts for the brand. Previously, he worked in the international development field with organizations like the Inter-American Development Bank, United Nations and United States Agency for International Development (USAID). He also co-founded Meso Goods, a social enterprise that provides sustainable job opportunities for more than 550 artisans from Guatemala, Honduras and Peru.