Wharton Social Impact Conference in Philadelphia

Explore questions around social impact and business: what works, how, and why?



Erika Karp, Founder and CEO of Cornerstone Capital, W'85 

Additional keynote speakers to be announced


BUILDING MOMENTUM: Mainstreaming Impact Investing

LOCALLY MADE: Creating Place-Based Impact

BIG NAME, BIG IMPACT: Stories of Corporate Impact

HOW IT’S DONE: Impact Investing Strategies



Hear speakers from Comcast, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, The MacArthur Foundation and more


…Relevant to a wide spectrum of attendees, from those working in social entrepreneurship, finance, or companies seeking to make a greater social impact.
— 2015 attendee

Enjoy structured networking breaks, locally catered lunch, and an evening reception

This flagship event is a joint collaboration between the Wharton Social Impact Initiative, students from the MBA Wharton Social Impact Club, and students from the Wharton MBA Program for Executives.

Past events: The 2015 conference's featured keynote speakers were impact investing leader Ron Cordes, of the Cordes Foundation, and long-time entrepreneur Iqbal Quadir, WG’87, Founder and Director Emeritus of the Legatum Center of Development and Entrepreneurship at MIT. Browse a Storify of the event, or view photos on Facebook.