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Inclusive_Innovation

Socially Responsible Business

The Hidden Pitfalls of Inclusive Innovation

What business leaders need to know to create successful products and services for the poor in emerging markets.

 

Nonprofit Management

Planned Performance

Here's how the International Planned Parenthood Federation is working to build a new global performance culture. Includes magazine extras.

 

Nonprofit Management

Performance Plan

Supplements to the article “Planned Performance.”

By SSIR Editors | Nov. 19, 2014
 

Food

Feeding Relationships

Social capital has enabled Second Harvest Japan to overcome cultural resistance to its operating model. Includes magazine extras.

 

Food

Food Bank of Japan

Supplements to the article “Feeding Relationships

By SSIR Editors | Nov. 19, 2014
 

Urban Development

An Absorbing Problem

To help low-income residents, urban communities need to build up their capacity for using investment capital effectively.

 

Socially Responsible Business

Cuban Remix

In measured but far-reaching ways, a state-controlled economy is opening a space for socially responsible enterprise.

 

Philanthropy

Known Quantity

To be effective, the work of philanthropy should be not just innovative but also cumulative.

 

Government

Nuance in Government

A leading public intellectual, fresh from government service, explores the complexities of cost-benefit analysis.

Reviewed By Peter A. Ubel | Winter 2015
 

Environment

A Climate of Mind

People tend to avoid reckoning with climate science—for reasons that have little to do with science.