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From The Field

 

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

 
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Social Entrepreneurship

Early-Stage Enterprises Need More Than Money

Non-financial resources are essential to preparing early-stage enterprises for investment.

By Perzen Patel | 1 | Apr. 5, 2013
 

Measuring Social Impact

A New Approach to India’s Water Sanitation Crisis: Part 2

A two-part series on using systems mapping to predict a city’s capacity for adopting change.

By Urvashi Prasad & Semonti Basu | 1 | Mar. 29, 2013
 

Measuring Social Impact

A New Approach to India’s Water Sanitation Crisis: Part 1

A two-part series on using systems mapping to predict a city’s capacity for adopting change.

By Urvashi Prasad & Semonti Basu | 5 | Mar. 29, 2013
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Early Risks, Big Returns

Reconsidering what’s “investable” in impact investing.

By Paul Breloff | Mar. 27, 2013
 

Technology & Design

Second Life’s Second Life for Social Innovation

Researchers explore the effects of virtual embodiment among people with Parkinson’s disease.

By Jody Turner & Donna Davis | Mar. 25, 2013
 

Socially Responsible Business

Fostering Adaptability and Change Through ICV

Six tips for unlocking “resilient dynamism” with international corporate volunteer programs.

 

Foundations

Democracy and Philanthropy

How private giving can contribute to the needs of American democracy.

 
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Business

Impact Entrepreneurship in Latin America

A report from Agora Partnerships’ 2013 Entrepreneur Retreat.

By Neela Pal | 2 | Feb. 15, 2013
 

Health

Accelerating Innovation and Impact in Global Health

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Jenifer Morgan is the digital editor of Stanford Social Innovation Review.

Nonprofits

#SMoP-ping Up Nonprofit Social Media Angst

Frameworks and tools for building strategy—a report from the Social Media on Purpose conference.

By Jenifer Morgan | 3 | Jan. 31, 2013