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Economic Development

 

Social innovations that improve the living standards of the poor

 
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Social Entrepreneurship

CauseFests: Philanthropy’s New Marketplace

A report from the 2013 Clinton Global Initiative and Social Good Summit—the trading floors of the new philanthrocapitalism.

By Marcia Stepanek | 1 | Sep. 26, 2013
 

Technology & Design

The Broadband Opportunity

A new paper delves into best practices to accelerate broadband adoption for social good.

By William A Brindley & Shelly Esque | 2 | Sep. 20, 2013
 

Looking for Innovation in All the Wrong Places

Who consistently drives innovation in corporate America?

 

Measuring Social Impact

(Appropriate) Big Data for Climate Resilience?

Three huge opportunities and three risks.

By Amy Luers | Sep. 11, 2013
 

Economic Development

Disabled Youth Get Quality Jobs

CPDL demonstrates a scalable public-private partnership model that trains disabled youth and links them to jobs in the organized sector.

 

Economic Development

India 2050: A Global Manpower Hub

Is India the answer to the global unemployment crisis?

By Geeta Ramakrishnan | 1 | Aug. 9, 2013
 

Economic Development

Poverty’s New Home

Poverty is growing in US suburbs, but for service providers, does it matter where the poor live?

 

Economic Development

Taking Lessons from Africa’s Youth

Those who want a prosperous future for the continent need to engage—and listen to—its young leaders.

By Sir Fazle Hasan Abed & Reeta Roy | 4 | Jun. 13, 2013
 
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Economic Development

Product Paternalism

Women’s empowerment means voter choice, partner choice, healthcare choice, reproductive choice, career choice, and consumer choice.

By Jonathan C. Lewis | 6 | Jun. 10, 2013
 

Socially Responsible Business

Mandatory CSR in India: A Bad Proposal

Looked at from the perspective of the political right, and the left, and the center, the proposed law making CSR mandatory is a really bad idea.

By Aneel Karnani | 16 | May. 20, 2013