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Human Rights

Empowering Women at the Grassroots

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.

 
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Philanthropy

Disruption for Good

Rapid advances in technology are changing philanthropy in fundamental ways—making it potentially more rational, effective, collaborative, transparent, and democratic.

 
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Government

Co-Creation in Government

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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Environment

Using Economic Forces to Conserve Nature

Conservationists are devising new ways to strategically use financial incentives—such as conservation easements—to preserve nature.

 
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Social Entrepreneurship

The Embedded Enterprise

To reach base-of-the-pyramid markets, entrepreneurs need to align their business models with customers’ lives.

 

Foundations

Adventures in Adaptation

One funder’s willingness to shift course strategically has been crucial to sustaining a decade-long education initiative.

 
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Health

School for Scaling

A highly focused effort in Kenya to treat worm infections in children delivers lessons on how to expand a proven program.

 
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Board Governance

Training in Progress

A program at Credit Suisse helps high-level employees—and valued clients—to master the art of nonprofit board service.

 
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Individual Giving

If It Does Good, Feel It

Benefiting emotionally from altruistic behavior doesn’t lessen—indeed, it increases—other people’s regard for that behavior.

By Adrienne Day | Spring 2015
 
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Education

A “Value Added” Evaluation

Teachers who help boost students’ test scores also have a notable impact on students’ long-term outcomes.

By Adrienne Day | Spring 2015