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The latest stories on social innovation, published each weekday

 

Socially Responsible Business

What’s in a Name?

The case for cohesive and effective social enterprise messaging.

By Carla Javits | Dec. 22, 2014
 

Economic Development

Teaching Marketplace Literacy with the Help of 3D Printing

A program developed in India to provide marketplace literacy aims for impact in Illinois

 

Economic Development

The Face of Poverty

A diagnostic framework for shaping innovation and scaling strategies.

By Christian Seelos | Dec. 18, 2014
 

Nonprofits

Collaboration-palooza

A new study shows that organizations have a high level of satisfaction with nonprofit collaborations and a desire to collaborate more.

 

Developing a Global Marketplace for Social Services

Bonds for schoolgirls and malaria vaccines: Pay-for-success initiatives are now tackling issues in the developing world.

By Antara Ganguli | 5 | Dec. 16, 2014
 

This Year’s 10 Most Popular SSIR Articles

The favorites of 2014.

By Jenifer Morgan | Dec. 15, 2014
 
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Nonprofits

Better Relationships, Better Results

A new survey shows that nonprofits and funders are finding new ways of working together, in the effort to achieve greater impact.

By J McCray | 1 | Dec. 15, 2014
 

Energy

The Case for Energy Abundance

An alternate paradigm for climate and energy.

By Rachel Pritzker | 12 | Dec. 12, 2014
 

Civil Society

Slowly Strangling Civil Society

How donor funding distorts civil society goals and priorities.

By Michael Kleinman & Thomas Wheeler | 4 | Dec. 11, 2014
 

Foundations

What Is a Leadership Funder?

Foundations have supported leadership development for decades, but a shift in mindset and approach—if sustained and expanded—could lead to even greater impact.

By James E. Canales | 3 | Dec. 10, 2014