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Technology & Design

Putting Bullies in Their Place

A Web-based initiative uses analysis of social media chatter to locate hotspots of antisocial behavior.

 

Arts

Good Show

Presenting content with a social message is the focus of a recently launched movie-streaming company.

 

Philanthropy

Philanthropy in a Time of Polarization

The polarization of US politics is imposing new limits on how foundations can influence the policy process.

 

Foundations

Strategic Philanthropy for a Complex World

Foundations need to adopt a more emergent approach to strategic philanthropy.

 

Nonprofit Management

Planning Meets Strategy

The work of transforming an organization starts with a readiness to question its scale, its scope, and even its core identity.

 

Socially Responsible Business

An Insider’s Tale

A veteran corporate social responsibility leader reflects on “doing well and doing good” at a big oil company.

Reviewed By David J. Vogel | Summer 2014
 

Legal Matters

Supplements to the article “Creative Financing for Social Enterprise.”

By SSIR Editors | May. 14, 2014
 

Socially Responsible Business

Creative Financing for Social Enterprise

Hybrid legal forms offer only a limited solution to the challenge of helping organizations access capital. Includes magazine extras.

 

Measuring Social Impact

Lost in Translation

It’s time for people in the nonprofit community to reclaim the language of nonprofit evaluation.

 

Foundations

A Global Family Affair

Philanthropic efforts funded by private family wealth—long common in the United States—are on the rise worldwide.