The story of Cause, a “philanthropub” that closed 14 months after it opened, offers vital lessons for aspiring social entrepreneurs. Includes magazine extras.
In many parts of the world, corporations today are cultivating partnerships with locally rooted organizations that promote a multi-faceted approach to women’s empowerment. Includes magazine extras.
Rapid advances in technology are changing philanthropy in fundamental ways—making it potentially more rational, effective, collaborative, transparent, and democratic.
Bringing innovation to the public sector is famously difficult. But efforts that open up the public sector value chain to multiple stakeholders can deliver impressive results.
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Conservationists are devising new ways to strategically use financial incentives—such as conservation easements—to preserve nature.
To reach base-of-the-pyramid markets, entrepreneurs need to align their business models with customers’ lives.
One funder’s willingness to shift course strategically has been crucial to sustaining a decade-long education initiative.
A highly focused effort in Kenya to treat worm infections in children delivers lessons on how to expand a proven program.
A program at Credit Suisse helps high-level employees—and valued clients—to master the art of nonprofit board service.