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




Interviews with social innovation leaders and thinkers


Roundtable on Collective Impact

A discussion of the ways in which growing numbers of communities are aligning resources and pulling together to create significant change on a community problem.

By Eric Nee & Michele Jolin | Fall 2012

Elizabeth Littlefield

Elizabeth Littlefield heads up OPIC, a federal agency that helps steer billions of dollars of private investment capital to developing countries.

By Johanna Mair | Summer 2012

Jeff Skoll

Jeff Skoll is one of the most creative, generous, and effective philanthropists of his time. And at age 47, he’s just getting started.

By Eric Nee | 6 | Spring 2012

Roundtable on Impact Investing

A group of social innovation leaders from around the world discuss impact investing and how to make it more effective.

By Johanna Mair & Katherine Milligan | 8 | Winter 2012

Chris West

Chris West leverages the assets of the Shell Foundation and its corporate parent to improve the lives of low-income people in the developing world.

By Johanna Mair | 1 | Fall 2011

Roundtable on Shared Value

Executives from 10 major corporations discuss the innovative ways that they are putting societal issues at the core of their companies’ strategy and operations.

By John Kania & Mark Kramer | 5 | Summer 2011

Richard Jefferson

Richard Jefferson believes that biotechnology can be used to benefit the poor and disenfranchised, but only if the R&D process is democratized.

By Johanna Mair | Spring 2011

Manish Bapna

Manish Bapna, managing director of World Resources Institute, is helping China manage its environmental problems.

By Eric Nee | Winter 2011

Neal Keny-Guyer

Neal Keny-Guyer believes that wars, earthquakes, and other disasters create opportunities for Mercy Corps to help improve society.

By Eric Nee | Fall 2010

Jeffrey Sachs

Jeffrey Sachs believes we must lift a billion-plus people out of poverty while reducing our impact on the environment.

By Eric Nee | 9 | Summer 2010