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




Innovations in environmental protection


Funding the Sun

Village Power Finance gives members of nonprofit associations a novel way to pay for solar conversion projects.


Scoring Sustainability

Through an initiative called Earthwards, Johnson & Johnson aims to create a greener company—one product at a time.


A Smarter Way to Park

In San Francisco, planners are using variable pricing to reduce the congestion, pollution, and aggravation that come with big-city traffic.


Future Thirst

Meeting the world's growing demand for water will require advances in technology that build on 3,000 years of progress.

Reviewed By Eric Stowe | Spring 2014

A Man of His Time

The founder of the Worldwatch Institute and the Earth Policy Institute pursues an unfinished agenda.


Creating Climate Wealth: Unlocking the Impact Economy

Creating Climate Wealth discusses business model innovations that will help battle the effects of climate change.


The Solution Revolution

The Solution Revolution discusses the need for a new cross-sector approach to global problems.


Conservation as an Investment

Environmental conservation and business investment are not mutually exclusive, argues the CEO of the Nature Conservancy.

Reviewed By Robert Jaquay | Summer 2013

Bottom-Up Solutions to Mitigating Climate Change

NGOs, social entrepreneurs, impact investors, and philanthropists need to help slow climate warming.


When Cooking Can Kill

Traditional cookstoves are being recognized as a major health hazard.