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The latest stories on social innovation, published each weekday

 

Nonprofit Management

Leadership for Results

The first step in developing leadership to advance large-scale social change is clearly defining the intended results.

By Donna Stark | 1 | Oct. 9, 2014
 

Philanthropy

Transformative Wealth from Women, for Women

How and why women should invest in women and girls.

By Jacki Zehner | 3 | Oct. 9, 2014
 
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Energy

Divesting from Fossil Fuels, Investing in the Future

A new philanthropic approach to supporting new energy solutions is gaining momentum.

By Jenna Nicholas | 5 | Oct. 8, 2014
 

Civil Society

Taking Charge of Scaling Well

Tensions at the heart of the scaling process demonstrate the critical part that practitioners’ goals, values, and motivations play in any scaling story.

 
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Impact Investing

The G8 Task Force Report: Making Impact or Making Believe?

Impact investors need to acknowledge the importance of “investment impact” and develop effective tools for ascertaining it.

By Paul Brest | 4 | Oct. 6, 2014
 

Philanthropy

Being Present to Poverty

Overcoming our addictions to causes, solutions, and impact.

By Eric Meade | 9 | Oct. 6, 2014
 

What Does Corporate Social Responsibility Mean for the Technology Sector?

How tech can advance CSR.

By Simon Morfit | Oct. 3, 2014
 

From The Field

Social Entrepreneurs: Say Yes

What we can learn from the exceptional life of the late Priya Haji.

By Jennifer Walske & Laura Tyson | Oct. 2, 2014
 

Q&A with Lois Loofbourrow

The founder of education nonprofit Breakthrough Collaborative shares her scaling wisdom.

By Michael D. Smith | Oct. 2, 2014
 

Q&A with Bob Giannino

The founder of uAspire shares lessons on successfully scaling a nonprofit.

By Michael D. Smith | Oct. 2, 2014