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Business

 

Innovative ways to enhance corporate social responsibility

 

Measuring Social Impact

Setting the Stage to Measure Impact in Health

A new catalog of metrics can help investors and organizations demonstrate that positive financial returns and social returns can be twinned.

 

Government

The Lean Startup Goes to Washington

Evidence-based policy, iteration, and innovation are making their way into government.

 

Socially Responsible Business

Social Sabbaticals and the New Face of Leadership

A look at SAP’s corporate initiatives to develop new talent for work in emerging markets.

 

Government

Beyond Aid

As leaders across sectors convene to discuss the new global agenda, the opportunity to collaborate on a new breed of large-scale development projects known as innovative financing has never been brighter.

By Angela Rastegar Campbell | Mar. 25, 2014
 

Education

Roundtable on Shared Value in Education

Seventeen corporate and global education leaders gathered at the World Economic Forum 2014 in Davos, Switzerland, to discuss how they are rethinking the role of business in global education.

By Mark Kramer & Kate Tallant | 22 | Mar. 24, 2014
 

Socially Responsible Business

Corporate Impact Venturing: A New Path to Sustainability

A new report highlights the power of venture capital to source sustainable business innovations.

By Maximilian Martin | Mar. 18, 2014
 
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Nonprofit Management

Hiring for Good

How nonprofits seeking outside assistance can avoid missed opportunities and foster truly productive partnerships.

By Matthew Scharpnick | 3 | Mar. 10, 2014
 

Socially Responsible Business

Nonprofits Should Lead the Sharing Economy

The sharing economy is creating new business models, forcing traditional for-profit businesses to adapt or fall behind. The same will hold true for the social sector.

By Erin Morgan Gore | 8 | Mar. 3, 2014
 
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Social Entrepreneurship

The Limits of Buy-One Give-One

Most socially responsible businesses won’t succeed by giving away something for free.

By Nathan Rothstein | 8 | Jan. 28, 2014
 

Socially Responsible Business

Engaging Underserved Consumers Through Community Groups

Eight community group-business partnership models for reaching underserved consumers.

By Elwood M. Hopkins | Jan. 27, 2014