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The latest stories on social innovation, published each weekday

 

Economic Development

Preserving the American Dream

Cultivating successful cities with talent, opportunity, and engagement.

By Carol Coletta | Nov. 11, 2014
 
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Impact Investing

Fossil Fuels: Turning Off the Tap

Divestment is the necessary first step to building the new economy.

By Rufo Quintavalle | Nov. 11, 2014
 

Technology & Design

Four Social-Change Results That Innovation Labs Deliver

Social innovation labs are gaining ground and finding effective solutions to global challenges quickly and inclusively.

By Amira Bliss & Nidhi Sahni | 9 | Nov. 10, 2014
 

Foundations

Building Our Collaborative Muscles

Four ways funder-grantee networks can work together better and increase their impact.

 

Nonprofit Management

The Rise of a Fourth Sector Skills Set

Tomorrow’s leaders are already developing a new problem-solving mindset—good thing, because they need to.

By Gib Bulloch | 4 | Nov. 6, 2014
 
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Environment

Saving the Earth: Four Conflicting Campaigns

As we advocate for environmental change, are we divided against ourselves?

By Carol Sanford | 4 | Nov. 6, 2014
 

Foundations

Investing in People Pays Big Dividends

A look at how one impact investor helps develop the talent that its portfolio organizations need to succeed.

By Sal Giambanco | 1 | Nov. 6, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

The Importance of Letting Go

A look at how organizations that let go of their own assumptions, perspectives, and sense of control can influence change like policy reform.

By Amy Celep & Sara Brenner | Nov. 5, 2014
 

Foundations

The Tactics of Collaboration

Moving beyond platitude and exploring how to operationalize collaboration.

By Steve Wright | 11 | Nov. 4, 2014
 

Nonprofits

Making Nonprofit-Corporate Alliances Work

The benefits and pitfalls of partnerships between nonprofits and business—and how to do it right.

By Shayna Samuels & Glenn Turner | 2 | Nov. 3, 2014