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

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New approaches to social change

 

Pop-Up Housing

In London, the YMCA is combining prefab construction with stylish design to create a new kind of affordable home.

 

Putting Bullies in Their Place

A Web-based initiative uses analysis of social media chatter to locate hotspots of antisocial behavior.

 

Good Show

Presenting content with a social message is the focus of a recently launched movie-streaming company.

 

A Mandate for Responsibility

In the wake of a recently passed law, companies in India are figuring out how to meet their CSR requirement.

 
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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.

 

Libraries as Laboratories

In Accra, Ghana, social entrepreneurs are working to reinvent the public library for the 21st century.

 

Blurred Images, Better Futures

Software from a group called Ultrasafe Ultrasound promises to make it harder to practice sex-selective abortion.