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Environment

 

Innovations in environmental protection

 

Human Rights

The Environmental Movement’s Unfunded Army

Why fostering diversity among senior leadership at environmental organizations is important to the success of the environmental movement.

 

Squaring Global Poverty with Climate Change

Meeting the energy demands of modern society without destroying the planet will require a new approach to climate and energy issues.

By Rachel Pritzker | 3 | Mar. 20, 2014
 
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Philanthropy

Three Lessons from 13 Years of Strategic Philanthropy

The complexity of social change is what makes strategic philanthropy valuable.

By Ivan Barkhorn | Feb. 19, 2014
 

Climate Change: What Is Our Goal?

It’s time to restructure the climate problem from averting a distant global catastrophe to minimizing collective suffering.

By Amy Luers & Leonard Sklar | Dec. 9, 2013
 

Environment

Bringing Social Impact Bonds to the Environment

Is the social impact bond model better suited to environmental issues?

By Cathy Clark & David Nicola | 5 | Nov. 26, 2013
 
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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
 

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
 
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Business

Insuring a More Resilient Society

By quantifying catastrophe risk, we can help society better manage it, and make the world safer and more resilient.

By Hemant Shah | 1 | Oct. 11, 2013
 

Nonprofit Management

A Rare Merger

The Nature Conservancy and Rare aim to achieve greater conservation impact—and they might just provide a new model for the nonprofit sector.

By Bruce Boyd | Sep. 25, 2013
 

Measuring Social Impact

(Appropriate) Big Data for Climate Resilience?

Three huge opportunities and three risks.

By Amy Luers | Sep. 11, 2013