CIBER Focus: "Microfinance and Social Enterprise" with Greg Casagrande
From Group Institute for Intl Business on February 8th, 2016
Greg Casagrande discusses his microfinance organization and its impact on Samoa in an interview with Kelley MBA student Jimmy Bettcher. Casagrande, founder of South Pacific Business Development (SPBD), first provides an overview of microfinance and explains his career shift from the auto industry to social enterprise. He then describes SPBD's focus on empowering families and reveals the extent of Samoa's recent economic improvement. Continuing with his discussion on social impact, Casagrande argues that all businesses can invest their capital and manage human resources in ways that positively impact society. He also advises young professionals on the importance of continually developing their skills sets throughout their careers. *This video was recorded as a part of the Indiana University CIBER Focus Vodcast Series.