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Commentary and analysis on social innovation ideas and approaches


Nonprofit Management

Elderly Care and the Future of Social Innovation

Until successful new models for senior care are developed, all other forms of social innovation will be constricted.

By Curtis Chang | 3 | Aug. 27, 2012


Business and Education: Powerful Social Innovation Partners

Fostering entrepreneurship education and social innovation skills in schools improves youth employment prospects.

By Caroline Jenner | 2 | Aug. 27, 2012

Social Entrepreneurship

The Responsible Entrepreneur

Four archetypes of entrepreneurship and how they contribute to a better world.

By Carol Sanford | 1 | Aug. 24, 2012

Global Issues

A Theory of “Poor Economics”

The construct of ego demographics offers a useful lens on the subjective aspects of poverty.

By Eric Meade | Aug. 23, 2012

Socially Responsible Business

Driving Innovation Through Math Education

The private sector needs to support and encourage an innovative math curriculum.

By Joe Laymon | 3 | Aug. 22, 2012

Global Issues

Knowledge Economy 2.0

Fulfilling the needs of the modern-day workforce.

By Nancy Belmont | Aug. 21, 2012


What Can Cities Expect of the Arts?

Many cities claim they plan to renew themselves through the arts, but solving urban problems requires more than a few artists-in-residence.

By Kelly Kleiman | 2 | Aug. 17, 2012

Socially Responsible Business

People’s Choices Matter

Although new corporate forms like B Corps make it easier to pursue a social mission, it turns out that you don't need one to do so.

By Eric Nee | Aug. 16, 2012

Civil Society

Losing the Courage of Your Convictions

We must be willing to continually examine and test our core convictions and assumptions, and confirm that they are worth holding.

By Timothy Ogden | Aug. 10, 2012

Nonprofit Management

Mergers and Collaborations for Charity Navigator?

Why don’t organizations consider merging or at least collaborating more?