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Impact Investing

 

Socially responsible investing that produces triple bottom line results

 
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Second Chances and a Third Bottom Line

Recycla Chile, Latin America’s first e-waste recycling company, reclaims value from discarded electronics and marginalized people.

By Tyche Hendricks | Winter 2010
 
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Strength Through Flexibility

Over the past 17 years, the Forum for African Women Educationalists has delivered high-quality education to millions of girls across 35 African countries.

By Kim Jonker | 1 | Winter 2010
 
HALF THE SKY:
Turning Oppression
into Opportunity for
Women Worldwide
Sheryl WuDunn &
Nicholas D. Kristof

Women Hold Both Sky and Solutions

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Sheryl WuDunn and Nicholas Kristof

Reviewed By Kavita Nandini Ramdas | 3 | Winter 2010
 
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A Spark for Good Art

During its first 10 years, Creative Capital has pumped $14 million into 324 projects from a range of artistic disciplines. But Creative Capital doesn’t just fund projects, it builds careers.

By Suzie Boss | 1 | Winter 2010
 
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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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Research: Tiny Cues Trigger Altruism

A mere hint of affiliation is sufficient to increase helping.

By Alana Conner | Winter 2010
 
WHOLE EARTH
DISCIPLINE:
An Ecopragmatist
Manifesto
Stewart Brand

An Environmental Provocateur

Whole Earth Discipline: An Ecopragmatist Manifesto by Stewart Brand

Reviewed By Denis Hayes | Winter 2010
 

Research: The Business of Bribery

A new study from Indonesia shows that extortionists respond to market forces in much the same way as do lawful businesspeople.

By Alana Conner | Winter 2010
 

What’s Next: Keeping an Eye on Parks

ParkScan, an interactive Web tool, enages residents as park monitors.

By Suzie Boss | Winter 2010