Savings could be the doorway to a more inclusive financial system for young people.
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Only organizations that place the mission of helping borrowers improve their economic circumstances above profits should be considered microfinance practitioners.
Even if another model isn’t quite right, the idea of model-sharing—teaching and learning lessons from others—can be enlightening.
A look at leadership in the social sector.
Rethinking leadership—a few sources of advice.
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Studies show that a majority of Americans know they are eating too much and actually wish to lose weight. So why isn’t the industry doing more to address this issue?
The current economic crisis is the result of a huge misalignment of short term, personal benefits and long term sustainability.
"One thing I don’t want to see is young people come in and accept things as they are.”—Bill Somerville, president of the Philanthropic Ventures Foundation
Nonprofits need to share information and resources.
Top-down political accords versus bottom-up action—a discussion of climate change at Skoll World Forum.