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From The Field

 

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

 

Nonprofit Management

Is Your Nonprofit Really Ready to Use the Lean Startup?

Four lessons from the front line.

By Ben Mangan | 3 | Mar. 5, 2014
 

Philanthropy

The Rise of Design Philanthropy

The launch of the new Autodesk Foundation marks another catalytic moment for the social sector.

By John Cary | 4 | Mar. 5, 2014
 

Philanthropy

Rethinking the E Word

Broadening the definition of evidence can lead to more confident and informed philanthropic decisions.

By Katherina Rosqueta | 1 | Feb. 28, 2014
 

Education

Educating a New Generation of Entrepreneurial Leaders

Four schools are leading the way on unleashing the potential of next-generation changemakers.

By Christopher Gergen & Lyndon Rego | 2 | Feb. 19, 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
 

Urban Development

Bridging the Gaps in Public Infrastructure

Communities in emerging economies must work collectively to extend public services until they can build out formal infrastructures.

 

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
 

Technology & Design

New Ways to Evaluate Impact

Human-centered design and systems thinking can help evaluate social impact in a global context.

 

Impact Investing

Enhancing Financial Returns by Targeting Social Impact

The World Bank Group’s IFC has seen a strong correlation between investments that do well financially and those that perform well socially and environmentally.

By Gavin E.R. Wilson | 1 | Jan. 13, 2014
 

Health

Sharing Healthcare Innovation in Asia

A report from the Elsevier Conference on Health Systems in Asia at the National University of Singapore.

By Zeena Johar | Jan. 10, 2014