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Global Issues

 

Innovations that address global challenges such as education, environment, and health

 

Smartcuts

Smartcuts analyzes the smart shortcuts various successful people take via "lateral thinking" so that all workers and thinkers can be encouraged to work smarter.

By Shane Snow | Dec. 2, 2014
 
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Cheap and Clean

Cheap and Clean explores how, more than anything else, beliefs about the costs and environmental harms associated with certain fuels drive opinions about energy and climate change policy.

 

You Go Girl

The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program has produced more than 3,600 murals throughout the city.

 
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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.

 

Planned Performance

Here's how the International Planned Parenthood Federation is working to build a new global performance culture. Includes magazine extras.

 

Feeding Relationships

Social capital has enabled Second Harvest Japan to overcome cultural resistance to its operating model. Includes magazine extras.

 

Food Bank of Japan

Supplements to the article “Feeding Relationships

By SSIR Editors | Nov. 19, 2014
 

An Absorbing Problem

To help low-income residents, urban communities need to build up their capacity for using investment capital effectively.

 

Cuban Remix

In measured but far-reaching ways, a state-controlled economy is opening a space for socially responsible enterprise.

 

A Climate of Mind

People tend to avoid reckoning with climate science—for reasons that have little to do with science.