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Microfinance

Reinforcing Resilience, Rebuilding Haiti

Calling on the resilience and creativity of the Haitian people will speed Haiti’s post-earthquake recovery.

By Reeta Roy | 1 | Apr. 15, 2010
 
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Technology & Design

The Information Age Goes Old School

Is the digital divide a thing of the past?

By Peter Manzo | Apr. 14, 2010
 
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Social Entrepreneurship

Skoll World Forum 2010 Kicks Off in Oxford

The Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship focuses on “catalyzing collaboration for social change.”

By Grace Augustine | Apr. 14, 2010
 
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Foundations

Foundations Can Step Up as Shareholders

Foundations should become more informed and active shareholders in the companies in which they invest their endowment funds.

By Todd Cohen | Apr. 12, 2010
 
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Nonprofits

The Heartache of the Failed Hail Mary

A look at how nonprofits can improve organizational capacity in order to more effectively implement long-lasting social change.

By John Brothers | 1 | Apr. 9, 2010
 
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Technology & Design

Clouds and InfoStructure

Cloud-based tools encourage greater collaboration, allowing us to re-imagine problems and develop new solutions to tackle social problems.

By Lucy Bernholz | Apr. 9, 2010
 
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Business

The New Watercooler

Companies need to start engaging with employees by creating social networks in the workplace that facilitate greater communication.

By Marcia Stepanek | 1 | Apr. 8, 2010
 
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Environment

Sustainable Living: Becoming an Unconsumer

The recent recession has led to a change in how consumers buy and sell, a new trend called unconsumption.

By Halle Tecco | 3 | Apr. 7, 2010
 
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Technology & Design

Gaming for Good

The explosion of online gaming offers opportunities to use game mechanics to create social good.

By Lloyd Nimetz | Apr. 6, 2010
 
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Online Giving

Kiva.org: The Dynamics of Group Lending

Transforming the world of microfinance, Kiva.org has successfully implemented strategies that powerfully effect human engagement.

By Scott E. Hartley | 1 | Apr. 5, 2010