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

 

Time for the Plural Sector

To create a healthy society the plural sector needs to take its rightful place alongside the private and public sectors.

 

The Promise of Lean Experimentation

By adopting a model from business, nonprofit organizations can launch, test, and implement new programs and services more efficiently. Includes magazine extras.

 
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The Time Bank Solution

For decades, time banking has been a relatively small-scale movement. But signs are emerging that it may be an idea whose time has come.

 
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The Wall Street Takeover of Nonprofit Boards

Financiers represent a growing percentage of board members at some of America’s most prestigious nonprofits, resulting in poorer governance.

 

Grassroots Power

Supplement to the article “Empowering Women at the Grassroots.”

By SSIR Editors | Feb. 18, 2015
 
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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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Disruption for Good

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

 
Co-Creation in 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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Using Economic Forces to Conserve Nature

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

 

The Dawn of System Leadership

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