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

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Global Issues

 

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

 

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.

 

Design or Disrupt?

The Mayo Clinic achieves patient care improvements through innovation that is incremental rather than disruptive.

 

Airport Buzz

Amid landing strips and airline terminals, threatened bee species are finding a much-needed new habitat.

 

Scrappy Solutions

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

 

Circulating the Internet

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

 

Taking Flight for Conservation

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

 

Growth Stage

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

 

All in One Place

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

 

Brands as Targets

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