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The latest stories on social innovation, published each weekday

 

Socially Responsible Business

Translating Sustainability Strategy into Practice

A simplified value-chain approach can help organizations deeply embed sustainability into their cultures.

 

Government

Fostering the Role of Anchor Institutions

A new report details how the federal government can facilitate partnerships between communities and anchor institutions to increase economic opportunity.

By Tracey Ross | 2 | Oct. 30, 2014
 

Foundations

Intentional Influence in Action

A look at how influence can mobilize communities in the face of crisis.

By Kathryn E. Merchant | Oct. 30, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

Integrating Intentional Influence into Your Strategy

Five practical considerations for organizations that want to use intentional influence to achieve a bold social goal.

By Amy Celep & Sara Brenner | 1 | Oct. 29, 2014
 

Civil Society

Navigating Disruptions

International civil society organizations need to change their business models.

By Burkhard Gnärig & Linda Heyer | Oct. 28, 2014
 

Nonprofits

Building a Storytelling Culture

Why a shift in mindset and an investment in capacity are essential in sustaining storytelling efforts.

By Julie Dixon | 4 | Oct. 27, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

Redesigning Higher Education Through Intentional Influence

To create system-level change, we must use influence to both work within the system and disrupt it.

By Jamie P. Merisotis | 1 | Oct. 23, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

Strategy’s Missing Link

Influence is an underutilized tool for organizations that want to achieve bold social goals.

By Amy Celep & Sara Brenner | 3 | Oct. 22, 2014
 

Foundations

Helping Social Change Leaders Thrive

Lessons from the movement to end violence against girls and women.

By Pamela Shifman | Oct. 21, 2014
 

Philanthropy

Taking a Hard Look at University Research

Without transparency, can we expect funders to foot the whole bill?

By Anthony Cave | 2 | Oct. 20, 2014