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

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New approaches to social change

 
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When the “Doves” Fly

Increasing numbers of businesses are adopting a social mission as an integral part of their work.

 

Cultivating a Neglected Field

Seven lending organizations are teaming up to meet the large-scale needs of smallholder farms in the developing world.

 
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Design for Cleaner Living

A team of social innovators is devising ways to put urban India on track to a tidier future.

 

Built WELL

Taking a lead from LEED certification, a new standard aims to promote healthy construction of homes, offices, and other structures.

 

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.