Wharton Impact Investing Partners launches rebrand, fall recruiting

After eight years, five investments, and numerous awards, Wharton’s student-led impact investing group is ready for something new — and applications are now open. We are pleased to re-introduce the Wharton Impact Investing Partners, rebranded with a new name and new website to better reflect where the organization is goingRead More

Kellogg, Wharton, and Haas Take Top Honors at MIINT Finals

This Saturday, April 18, the fourth annual MIINT competition—an international training program for business students interested in impact investing—welcomed over 100 participants, judges and guests to the University of Pennsylvania campus for the most well-attended finals to date. After a full day of pitches and deliberation, student teams from KelloggRead More

With Turner Social Impact Society, Student Leaders Emerge

Wharton Social Impact Initiative is proud to announce the inaugural cohort of the Turner Social Impact Society, a group of 20 undergraduates poised to become the world’s next great social impact leaders. The Turner Social Impact Society, developed and launched for the 2014-2015 school year, is a close-knit community of students united byRead More

Social Impact Society launches at Wharton

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the Turner Social Impact Society, a new opportunity for undergraduate students.  The Turner Social Impact Society (TSIS) is a community of students united by their shared passion for making a difference, and their commitment to gaining the skills and knowledge to doRead More

Student Perspective: Giving More Than Just Time

Already known for organizing popular social and cultural events on campus, The Wharton Graduate Association felt it could be doing more — so the student organization launched a day-long community event inspired by a top firm’s commitment to employee volunteerism. Trisha Chhaya, WG’14, reflects on The Wharton School’s first student-run Impact Day. HowRead More

Social Impact Round Up: Week of Oct 1

EES/IGEL Seminar Series: “Greening the Federal Government” October 2: In this lunch and lecture series presented by the Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership , Obama appointee Sara Manzano-Diaz will discuss how sustainability is a central component of the General Services Administration (GSA) mission, driving efforts to support a government that more effectivelyRead More

Social Impact Round Up – Indiegogo, Hacking and more

Every week, we take a look at some of the social impact events and happenings around campus, so you can save your space, submit an application and get involved. Healthcare, Poverty and You September 24, 7 p.m. in JMHH G60: Dr. Buz Cooper, a senior fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute forRead More

Social Impact Advisory Board recruiting new undergrads

Do you have ideas about how to integrate and support social impact initiatives at Wharton?  The Social Impact Advisory Board (SIAB) has new opportunities for passionate and proactive undergraduate students to help guide and develop social impact activities on campus. Currently recruiting Wharton freshmen and sophomores, the Social Impact Undergraduate Advisory Board worksRead More