Join us for a Conversation on Global Sustainability & Social Impact – Friday, 4pm

A Conversation with Unmesh Brahme, Global Sustainability Strategy Advisor

Friday, Nov 11, 4:00-5:00pm
Fuqua, Connally Classroom

Join us for a dynamic conversation with Unmesh Brahme on corporate sustainability, social entrepreneurship, and strategic social impact. Learn how you can leverage your skills for sustainable social impact in corporate or social venture roles. Christopher Gergen, Director of the Entrepreneurial Leadership Initiative (ELI) at Duke, will moderate a discussion with Unmesh and Duke students.


Unmesh Brahme has contributed significantly to the development of corporate responsibility and strategic community investment through his extensive work with OXFAM, World Bank, Ogilvy & Mather, and HSBC. At Ogilvy, Unmesh established India’s first cause-related marketing and brand social responsibility practice, earning him the Asian Brand Marketing Effectiveness Award and the PR Week Asia Award, among others. At HSBC he headed the sustainability practice for India, helping the bank establish itself as a key player on the India sustainability scene and lead the financial sector in cutting-edge sustainability work. Currently, Unmesh is a Yale World Fellow, President and Co-Founder of Climate Civics Institute , a community-centric initiative in climate adaptation and policy innovation, and Managing Director & CEO of SustainabilityCXO Partners Worldwide, a high end boutique global advisory working with CEOs, boards, and top management. Unmesh’s continuing work in impact modeling, business structuring and policy dialog on social entrepreneurship, climate change, and social venture funds makes him a key thought leader on the broader theme of sustainability and corporate strategy in its application to emerging economies.


This event sponsored by: CASE at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business, Sanford School of Public Policy’s Living Policy Forum (LPF) and Entrepreneurial Leadership Initiative (ELI), Duke University’s Net Impact Fuqua and Undergraduate Chapters.