About the Institute

Institute for Business & Social Impact

The Institute for Business & Social Impact is comprised of six centers and programs with a shared goal to achieve social impact. Our broad array of activities empowers members of the Berkeley Haas community to develop creative and effective solutions to urgent social and environmental challenges. The institute supports two programs to advance the business skills and career ambitions of middle school and high school students.

Center for Responsible Business

The mission of the Center for Responsible Business is to develop leaders who redefine business for a sustainable future.

Center for Social Sector Leadership

The Center for Social Sector Leadership inspires the next generation of leaders to create and seize opportunities to achieve social impact across sectors.

Center for Equity, Gender and Leadership

The vision of the Center for Equity, Gender and Leadership is for us all to live in a fair and equitable business world where all have equal opportunity.

Global Social Venture Competition

The Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) empowers the next generation of social entrepreneurs by providing them with mentoring, exposure, and over $80,000 in prizes to transform their ideas into ventures that address the world's most pressing challenges.

Boost@Berkeley Haas

The mission of the Center for Responsible Business is to develop leaders who redefine business for a sustainable future.

Berkeley Business Academy for Youth

The mission of the Center for Responsible Business is to develop leaders who redefine business for a sustainable future.

The institute also works with partners across UC Berkeley: