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Human Rights

 

Innovative policies and programs that advance the rights of people and communities

 
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The Wrong Risks

By paying so much attention to managing their own risks, philanthropists are no longer attending to the marginalized people who risk so much to make change happen.

By Sheela Patel | 1 | Winter 2010
 

Research: Strong Women, Strong Sector

The more empowered a country's women, the more vibrant its nonprofit sector.

By Alana Conner | Winter 2010
 
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Grow Your Own

Forget about luring big companies with tax incentives and subsidized space. Chris Gibbons focuses Littleton, Colorado's efforts on growing home-town businesses.

By Anne Stuhldreher | Winter 2010
 

Diversity Brings the Dollars

More diverse workplaces have higher revenues, more customers, larger market shares, and greater relative profits.

By Alana Conner | Fall 2009
 
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Millennials MoveOn

To propel young folks to the polls, a political organization mixed Web 2.0 tools with social science savvy.

By Lee Bruno | Spring 2009
 
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Getting Human Rights Right

Corporations that violate human rights not only inflict suffering, but also hurt their bottom line. The authors suggest five principles that corporations can follow to improve their human rights footprint.

By Jenik Radon, Margo Tatgenhorst Drakos, & Tarek Farouk Maassarani | Winter 2008
 

Review: Brewing Justice

Jafee provides an inside look at the world of fair trade.

Reviewed By Christopher M. Bacon | Fall 2007
 
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Faith in Fair Trade

How Lutherans are transforming their love of coffee into global good.

By Kathryn Wolford & Lisa Bonds | 1 | Winter 2007
 

Guess Who’s Socially Irresponsible?

Nonprofits aren’t as nice to their employees as you might think.

By Mal Warwick | 8 | Winter 2007
 
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Making It to McDonald’s

How Fair Trade coffee moved out of its niche and into the most mainstream market of all.

By Kirsten Olsen | Winter 2007