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Global Issues

 

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

 

The Purpose Economy: How Your Desire for Impact, Personal Growth and Community Is Changing the World

The Purpose Economy describes how a new type of economy is taking shape, one that will emphasize serving the people.

By Aaron Hurst | Apr. 2, 2014
 

The Color Bind: Talking (and Not Talking) About Race at Work

The Color Bind explores how color blindness and "color cognizance" can influence professional interactions.

 

Meeting the Challenges of Global Health

In bringing health care to the developing world, innovators can benefit from lessons others learned the hard way. Includes magazine extras.

 

Guiding Health Innovation

Supplement to the article “Meeting the Challenges of Global Health.”

By SSIR Editors | Feb. 19, 2014
 
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Growth Force

A few years ago, the Salesforce.com Foundation revamped its revenue model. Today, it's not just a grantmaker. It's a rapidly expanding software vendor.

 
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Women at the Wheel

In Mozambique, an effort to train women as ambulance drivers enhances public safety and fosters opportunity.

 

Funding the Sun

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

 
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Lots of Opportunity

An online platform helps city governments to discover, organize, and market publicly owned property.

 

Bike-Sharing Goes Small

Local bike-lending arrangements offer an alternative to bigger, more complex bike-sharing systems.

 
Law Without Lawyers

Law Without Lawyers

Timap for Justice trains ordinary citizens to provide legal assistance in a country—Sierra Leone—where legal professionals are scarce.