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Environment

 

Innovations in environmental protection

 

Global Issues

Assessing the State of Global Youth

Highlights from an inaugural study on the largest generation in human history.

By Nicole Goldin | Feb. 9, 2015
 

Nonprofits

Driving Change Through Pride of Place

A look at how behavior-change marketing is benefiting conservation and how organizations can use it for their own causes.

By Brett Jenks | 2 | Jan. 28, 2015
 

Turning Sideways to Close the Gap

How a change in perspective is helping one organization bridge the distance between mission and mission accomplished.

By Carter Roberts | 1 | Jan. 14, 2015
 

Impact Investing

Can Impact Investing Help Save the Planet?

A new cross-sector study examines whether impact investing can make a difference to global conservation efforts.

 
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Impact Investing

Fossil Fuels: Turning Off the Tap

Divestment is the necessary first step to building the new economy.

By Rufo Quintavalle | Nov. 11, 2014
 
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Environment

Saving the Earth: Four Conflicting Campaigns

As we advocate for environmental change, are we divided against ourselves?

By Carol Sanford | 12 | Nov. 6, 2014
 

Environment

Marshaling Investors for Clean Energy

By investing in clean energy, impact investors can become a powerful force for fighting climate change.

By Alicia Seiger | 2 | Oct. 15, 2014
 

Global Issues

Building a Think-and-Do Tank

A dozen lessons from the development-policy trenches.

By Lawrence MacDonald & Todd Moss | Jul. 11, 2014
 

Environment

Collective Impact for Conservation

How effective collaboration led to the largest conservation deal in history.

By Larry Linden & Guillermo Castilleja | 1 | Jun. 16, 2014
 
SSIR blogger Abigail Noble is head of Africa and Latin America for the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship and a Global Leadership Fellow with the World Economic Forum.

Impact Investing

Impact Investors Are Raising Their Game

To bring impact investing into the mainstream, the World Economic Forum is using market-simulated games to advance the conversations.

By Abigail Noble & Michael Drexler | 1 | Jun. 13, 2014