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The latest stories on social innovation, published each weekday

 

Socially Responsible Business

Can B Corps Be Even Better?

B Corps have an opportunity to dramatically increase their social and environmental performance by upgrading their internal management practices.

By Ryan Honeyman | 4 | May. 22, 2015
 

Health

Building Trust with Communities of Color

Strategies for engaging communities of color in local health initiatives.

 

Food

Between Listening and Doing

A “whole health” approach to improving access to food and food education.

By Philip Sambol | 1 | May. 19, 2015
 
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Foundations

Investing in Networks Grows Impact

Participation in a network allows foundations to leverage their individual investment by surfacing multiple, ongoing opportunities for collaborative grantmaking.

By Madeleine Taylor | May. 18, 2015
 
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Nonprofit Management

Are Nonprofits Getting in the Way of Social Change?

Solving major social problems is now possible, but not unless the organizations that have been most responsible for making a difference change significantly.

By Paul Klein | 22 | May. 15, 2015
 

Global Issues

Building a Global Humanitarian Aid Hub

Humanitarian aid needs a broader platform for collaborative innovation and resource management.

By Samira Khan | 3 | May. 15, 2015
 
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Giving Communities a Role to Play in Health

When people have a real voice in the decisions affecting their lives and health, they thrive in ways beyond measure.

By Tony Thomas | 6 | May. 14, 2015
 

Nonprofit Management

Beware Blurring of Sectors

More than ever we are seeing a blurring of the lines between the nonprofit and for-profit sectors—but that is not always a good thing. An introduction to the summer 2015 issue.

By Eric Nee | 3 | May. 13, 2015
 
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Philanthropy

Working with Story

How to use oral histories to capture the past and communicate in the future.

By Thaler Pekar | May. 13, 2015
 
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Philanthropy

Emergent Strategy in Action

A look at how one organization is using emergent philanthropy on a local level to improve early childhood education.

By Rob Smith | May. 13, 2015