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

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New and in-depth explorations of solutions to social, environmental, or organizational problems

 

The Dawn of System Leadership

To solve society's most pressing problems requires a system leader who can catalyze collective leadership. Includes magazine extras.

 

Bridge-Building for Social Transformation

Well-designed structures of multi-stakeholder collaboration can achieve not just positive impact but long-term, systemic change.

 

What’s Your Endgame?

Nonprofit leaders who ask "How do you scale up?" are most likely posing the wrong question.

 
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The Hidden Pitfalls of Inclusive Innovation

What business leaders need to know to create successful products and services for the poor in emerging markets.

 
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Global Problem Solving Without the Globaloney

It’s time to put an end to the “flat world” thinking that guides the work of all too many social change organizations.

 
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The Rise of Gender Capitalism

Investing with a gender lens creates financial returns and improves the lives of women and girls and their communities.

 
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The Next Stage of Financial Inclusion

Research on the needs and habits of the poor shows that nonprofits can serve a vital function in expanding access to financial services.

 
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A New Vision for Funding Science

Philanthropic investment can close the funding gap between science research and the commercialization of science-based products.

 

Big Data for Social Innovation

Nonprofits lag behind business and science in using big data effectively.

 

Philanthropy in a Time of Polarization

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