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From The Field

 

On-the-ground reports from social enterprises and other projects around the world

 

Measuring Social Impact

People, Power, and Accountability

Any approach to measuring social impact that doesn’t include a transfer of power to stakeholders is just marketing.

By Jeremy Nicholls | 1 | Jun. 23, 2014
 

Civil Society

Accelerating Civic Innovation Through “Strategic Doing”

A new approach to strategy is producing collaborations that are replicable, scalable, and sustainable.

By Ed Morrison & Scott Hutcheson | 1 | Jun. 20, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

Transforming Society’s View of Retirement

A rapidly growing group of individuals are redefining their post-midlife years in ways that hold great potential for themselves and society. SSIR x Bridgespan series.

By Marc Freedman | Jun. 17, 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
 

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
 

Socially Responsible Business

Four Reasons to Champion Leadership Development

A behind-the-scenes look at the American Express Leadership Academy.

By Timothy J. McClimon | 2 | Jun. 11, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

Moving Ideas to the Mainstream

Three steps to changing societal norms to create massive scale.

By Mark Cheng & Caroline Guyot | 1 | Jun. 10, 2014
 

Impact Investing

Mission-Driven Returns

Two new case studies reveal practical lessons about successful philanthropic impact investing.

 

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
 

Nonprofit Management

Partnering with Corporations for Greater Scale

How the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is using business to advance a nationwide health initiative.

By Risa Lavizzo-Mourey | Jun. 5, 2014