Events and Lectures

The Center’s Speakers Series brings thought leaders and practitioners from the social sector to Berkeley-Haas to share their insights and experiences with students, alumni, and community members. This yearlong speaker series, open to the public, tackles cutting-edge issues and explores best practices for social impact.

Upcoming Events

GSVC US-West Regional Finals (private event)
Date: Friday, February 24, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Location: Haas School of Business
University of California, Berkeley

Judging event to select top teams to represent the US-West and Latin America Region at the 2017 Global Social Venture Competition Finals. This is a closed session and not open to the public.

Capital for Impact: Exploring the Spectrum of Approaches and Returns
Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Location: Wells Fargo Room, Haas-School of Business
University of California, Berkeley

A panel of experts will explore the range of ways we can deploy capital to foster social impact – from traditional philanthropy to the newest thinking on impact investing. Join this discussion to hear great insight from leaders on the frontlines of social capital markets.

For more details and registeration, register here

HIIN Investment Committee Presentations
Date: Friday, March 3, 2017 10:30am – 2:00pm
Location: Wells Fargo Room, Haas-School of Business
University of California, Berkeley

At this event, Haas Impact Investing Network (HIIN) teams will present their pitches for the impact investments they have sourced before a panel of judges. Come hear about cool companies in food, health, financial services, education, energy and environment, support your classmates, and learn more about impact investing! Lunch will be provided!

For more details and registeration, register here

Previous Events Archive

Interested in past events at CSSL?

Check out our blog on Medium.com for event recaps, presentations, and other materials from past events.

We live-tweet our events! Follow us at @ImpactMBA.