Hear directly from Haas students, faculty and supporters about their work, experiences and opportunities.
Investing with a Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) Lens
Last month, Elias Habbar-Baylac, SAIF Student Advisory Board Member & Fellow of the Center for Equity, Gender, and Leadership, was invited to speak and facilitate sessions at the Global Gender-Smart Investing Summit.
Faculty member Anne Simpson on climate disclosure.
Anne Simpson in the FT: How climate risk disclosure needs to be standardized, mandatory and regulated in the same way as financial reporting to ensure it is timely, accurate, complete and verified.
Introducing the Michaels Certificate in Sustainability
The Michaels Graduate Certificate in Sustainability launched at Haas in January and now has a Finance track, recognizing the importance of investment for MBA students interested in climate and sustainability.
New faculty for Fall 2021
We are thrilled to be expanding our teaching team in sustainable finance, ESG and impact investing, with three new faculty members joining Haas this Fall.
Faculty Profile: Bulbul Gupta
Bulbul Gupta, President & CEO of Pacific Community Ventures joins Haas on the faculty team for the Haas Impact Fund. A mission driver industry leader, Bulbul has 20 years experience in funding and advising entrepreneurs, advancing quality jobs, and growing the field of impact investing for equity and inclusion.
Search Funds & Impact Investing
In September, here at the Sustainable and Impact Finance initiative, we launched a new program on Impact Search Funds.
Course Guide: Skill Building for Impact Investing
Want to build all of the skills you’ll need for a career in impact investing or sustainable finance? There are a ton of MBA course options covering everything from finance and investing to impact measurement to entrepreneurship.
Community based investing for COVID Relief
In 2020, CDFIs are playing a vital role in supporting local businesses and organizations impacted by COVID-19.
COVID-19 Small Business Support
Through building a new SOS loan product and doing direct phone outreach, our faculty and students are providing direct support to Oakland and Berkeley’s small businesses during this time of crisis.
Invest for Impact Competition
On Friday April 19, the Haas Impact Fund virtually held its first ever Invest for Impact Pitch Competition, where MBA students pitch impact-driven startups for an equity investment of up to $50,000.
Exploring Additionality in Investing
Is the goal to invest in companies that aren't doing harm or is the goal to put money behind companies who are positively impacting our communities and our planet?
Ten Years of Pay for Success
At the Sorenson conference I attended a panel breakout on Pay For Success that reflected on lessons from the past decade and potential for the movement in the next decade.