Stanford Social Innovation Review : Informing and inspiring leaders of social change

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Business

 

Innovative ways to enhance corporate social responsibility

 

Socially Responsible Business

Engaging Employees for Emerging Market Success

Intel’s new approach to getting technology into rural classrooms worldwide.

By Shelly Esque | 2 | Jun. 5, 2014
 

Impact Investing

SIBs, DIBs and Ad-Libs

Does the hype around “pay for performance” financing match the reality?

By John Anner | 1 | Jun. 2, 2014
 

Impact Investing

Student Finance: A New Frontier for Impact Investing?

Student-lending innovations from emerging markets could expand access to education.

 

Business

Direct Public Offerings for Healthy Communities

Dysfunctional public and private capital markets benefit traders, speculators, and financiers more than companies and communities; direct public offerings provide a capital funding solution that benefits everyone.

By John Katovich | May. 23, 2014
 

Business

The Secret to Transformative Scale: Hire Right

When it comes to an organization’s ability to achieve impact, outstanding people make the difference.

By Rob Waldron | May. 22, 2014
 

Business

Microinsurance: Scaling Through Peer Learning

Insurers in Peru and South Africa are learning from each other how to reach low-income clients and help break the cycle of poverty.

By Craig Churchill & Alice Merry | May. 8, 2014
 

Impact Investing

Investing Evolves

A brief history of investing that advances environmental and social concerns, and why impact investors and sustainable investors should look to what they have in common, not how they differ.

By Jed Emerson & Lisa Woll | 3 | May. 7, 2014
 

Impact Investing

Sexy or Successful, What’s Your Impact Investing Pleasure?

A new framework for effective and efficient impact investing.

By Louis C. Boorstin | Apr. 29, 2014
 

Global Issues

From Service Learning to Learning Service

Personal development and global development are intrinsically linked, but our current service-learning model might need flipping on its head.

By Claire Bennett & Daniela Papi | 5 | Apr. 8, 2014
 

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.