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The latest stories on social innovation, published each weekday

 

Foundations

A Legacy of Leverage

Reflecting on the strategies and achievements of Blue Ridge Foundation New York as it transitions leadership and enters a new stage.

By Georgia Levenson Keohane | Mar. 6, 2015
 

Nonprofit Management

A Safe Place to Practice

Community-based leadership programs can help organizational leaders develop systems leadership skills.

 

Socially Responsible Business

Gender Equity and Corporate Sustainability

By mainstreaming efforts to empower women, companies can promote a variety of business goals.

By Marissa Wesely | 1 | Mar. 5, 2015
 

Nonprofit Management

Creating a Communications Culture

Three guiding principles for foundations contemplating a more-ambitious and impactful communications strategy.

By Jim Canales & Stefan Lanfer | Mar. 5, 2015
 

Human Rights

Women and Innovation

Ten stories about women’s issues from the SSIR archives.

By Devin Briski | Mar. 5, 2015
 

Evaluating Complex Social Initiatives

A new brief offers guidance and tools to support the evaluation of complex programs when traditional evaluation won’t suffice.

By Srik Gopal | 2 | Mar. 4, 2015
 

Nonprofit Management

Creating a Leadership Development Playlist

A customized approach to investing in leaders.

By Adam Simon | 1 | Mar. 3, 2015
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Engaging the Citizenry Through Social Enterprise

Social enterprises can help build stability in countries facing political crises by addressing root causes of civilian discontent.

By Andrew B. Lala | Mar. 3, 2015
 

Disabilities: A Competitive Business Advantage?

Companies are using the unique talents of individuals with disabilities to create business value.

By Phyllis Heydt | 4 | Mar. 2, 2015
 

Nonprofit Management

Asking the Right Questions in the Face of Controversy

A look at Central Asia Institute’s decision to continue working with co-founder Greg Mortenson despite controversy.

By Jim Thaden | 12 | Feb. 27, 2015