Academic-nonprofit, cross-sector partnerships have immense potential to influence long-term development, dissemination, and diffusion of technologies.
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A new social enterprise aims to provide a unique sanitation service to shantytowns.
When embracing the benefits of working with stories, it’s important to keep two things in mind: engage empathy and embrace emergence.
Publicly owned companies will be most effective in creating social benefit when they plan for a long time horizon and focus on a single bottom line.
Fair Trade is a viable vehicle for producers to strengthen their positions and take more control over their lives.
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An analysis of Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo’s book Poor Economics.
The Pay For Success program and Social Innovation Fund are examples of the government turning to philanthropy for help selecting the effective programs.
At Social Impact Exchange, a forum dedicated to scaling high-impact social programs, investors wanted to know “How will your idea achieve scale?”
Social enterprises in East Africa seem to have two quite distinct commonalities: a comprehensive, impact-driven business model, and a plan to “scale big.”
Carbon for Water is engaged in a loopy funding scheme and offers a lousy public health solution.