Stanford Social Innovation Review : Informing and inspiring leaders of social change

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Government

Scrappy Solutions

A new regulation in Massachusetts aims to direct food waste away from landfills and toward more productive uses.

 

Technology & Design

Circulating the Internet

At two big-city libraries, patrons can check out a new approach to accessing a wide range of digital technology.

 

Environment

Taking Flight for Conservation

Despite their somewhat ominous reputation, drones are proving to have a wide range of beneficial applications.

 

Arts

Growth Stage

A novel artistic strategy and a novel ticket-pricing model distinguish Signature Theatre from its counterparts on and off Broadway.

 

Government

Finding a Niche

In Colombia, the Center for Social Innovation is exploring how much government can do to facilitate social change.

 

Economic Development

All in One Place

Single Stop USA provides low-income Americans with a convenient gateway to a wider range of services and benefits.

 

Business

Brands as Targets

Companies with a high profile are more likely to become the focus of anti-sweatshop protests.

 

Education

Learning From Charter Schools

What happens when educators transplant successful practices from the charter sector to the public school system?

 

Civil Society

The Strong Effect of Weak Ties

Social connections help drive protest mobilization—as long as those connections aren't too close.

 

Food

In Aid of Conflict?

International food assistance can lead to a spike in the occurrence of armed conflict within a country.