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Economic Development

 

Social innovations that improve the living standards of the poor

 

Global Issues

Putting Politics Back Into Development

Why the international development community cannot ignore the role of politics in creating sustainable social change.

By Michael Bear Kleinman | 7 | Jun. 12, 2014
 

Economic Development

Tackling Financial Exclusion

How to provide sustainable banking solutions for low-income consumers in the United States and abroad.

By Chris Page & David Porteous | 1 | May. 12, 2014
 

Food

The Ethiopian Approach to Food Security

How one African country is changing how we feed the world.

By Khalid Bomba & Dan Glickman | 1 | Jan. 31, 2014
 

Economic Development

The Promise of Social Investment in Africa

Why philanthropists need to continue to invest in and alongside African organizations and leaders.

By Robyn Calder & Siobhan Crowley | 5 | Dec. 11, 2013
 
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Civil Society

Leadership in an Age of Activism

Effective leaders encourage dissent and activism, combining listening skills with the ability to define and live up to a convincing moral and political vision.

By Joe Zammit-Lucia | 3 | Nov. 21, 2013
 

Economic Development

Revitalizing Communities Through Magic, Awe, and Inspiration

Could these be the new tools of development for the 21st century?

By Marina Gorbis | 4 | Nov. 11, 2013
 
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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
 

Business

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