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Business

 

Innovative ways to enhance corporate social responsibility

 

Impact Investing

Lasting Impact: Investing via Open Holding Companies

We need to change the structure through which we make impact investments for inclusive, fully realized value.

 

Nonprofits

Creating a Common Language for Cross-sector Collaboration

A framework for visualizing problems and a common language for talking about them can make all the difference.

By Sandra Bates | 1 | Jul. 12, 2013
 

Health

Last Mile Gaps in the Affordable Care Act

Three massive and untapped entrepreneurial opportunities.

By Chris Bishko & Kavita Patel | Jul. 8, 2013
 

Nonprofit Management

The Nonprofitization of Business

Two areas where business can begin to learn from nonprofits.

By Ken Berger & Jeremy Kohomban | 2 | Jul. 3, 2013
 

Microfinance

Microfinance and Ethics: Three Pivotal Questions

An exploration of questions central to the microfinance debate.

By Asad Mahmood | 4 | Jul. 1, 2013
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Coming Together with Purpose

How to make convenings that matter.

By Anna Muoio & Noah Rimland Flower | 2 | Jun. 27, 2013
 

Corporate Philanthropy

Metrics Matter

Business rigor can save and sustain corporate philanthropy.

By Nancy Mahon | Jun. 25, 2013
 

Impact Investing

Aligning Interests in Impact Investing

If we want to develop a new industry, alignment of interests is critical for long-term success.

By Daniel Izzo | Jun. 13, 2013
 

Impact Investing

Impact Investing in the Middle East: What Next?

Impact investment opportunities could arise across the MENA region with the proper incentives and regulatory framework.

By Jamil Wyne & Yehia Houry | Jun. 6, 2013
 
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Impact Investing

Not Ideas About the Thing but the Thing Itself

Real assets can have real environmental impact and are ideal investments for young people with new wealth.

By Rufo Quintavalle | 5 | Jun. 4, 2013