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From The Field

 

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

 

Technology & Design

Designing for the Science of Service Delivery

A case study on using design thinking to solve governance bottlenecks in Jamaica.

By Joshua Goldstein | Apr. 23, 2013
 
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Business

A Catalyst for Business Transformation

More than sustainability: How integrated reporting helps businesses understand how they need to evolve.

By Peter Graf | Apr. 22, 2013
 

Government

The Origins and Practice of Delivery

Creating sound policy is only the beginning; successful leadership requires relentless focus on implementation.

By Sir Michael Barber | Apr. 16, 2013
 

Social Entrepreneurship

So We’ve Scaled Up, Now What?

Conclusions from the BRAC’s Frugal Innovation Forum.

By Asif Saleh & Maria A. May | Apr. 11, 2013
 
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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.