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The Social Impact Bond Market: Three Scenarios for the Future

SIBs hold great potential, but much remains to be done before they become a widely accepted tool for solving social problems in the US.

By Tracy Palandjian & Jane Hughes | 2 | Dec. 19, 2013
 

Sustainable Value Chains: Transforming the Apparel Industry

A new report shows how to increase the viability and sustainability of the apparel industry.

 

Impact Investing

Impact Investing: Putting Ideas Into Practice

The World Economic Forum published its second report on impact investing, this latest is a collection of articles focused on democratizing the expertise of "how to" do impact investing.

 

Online Learning: A New Source of Talent and Ideas

Three ways organizations can tap into the rich resource of online learning environments.

By Aziz Shallwani & Amit Jain | 2 | Dec. 10, 2013
 

Disrupting Corporate Philanthropy

Three best moves and three biggest lessons—Marc Benioff reflects on more than a decade of work at the Salesforce.com Foundation.

By Marc Benioff | 1 | Nov. 25, 2013
 
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Nonprofit Management

The Cure for Premature Articulation

Two ways to improve the quality of discussion and decision-making at your organization.

By Thaler Pekar | Nov. 7, 2013
 

Impact Investing

Creating a Better Future Through Transparency

We need more investors to share their impact performance data.

By Lisa Kleissner | 1 | Nov. 5, 2013
 

Business

Pro Bono Innovation

A look at the rise of pro bono and three trends in creative collaborations that are leading to larger-scale success.

By Jenny Lawson & Kate Ahern | 3 | Oct. 24, 2013
 

Deploying Proven Technology for Climate Change

Business model innovation is more important today than new technology innovation if we want to stave off the worst impacts of climate change.

By Jigar Shah | 1 | Oct. 23, 2013
 

Getting Results for Afghan Women

A conversation with philanthropist Connie Duckworth, founder of ARZU Studio Hope.

By Alison Powell & Alex Goldmark | Oct. 22, 2013