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From The Field

 

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

 

Economic Development

Taking Lessons from Africa’s Youth

Those who want a prosperous future for the continent need to engage—and listen to—its young leaders.

By Sir Fazle Hasan Abed & Reeta Roy | 4 | Jun. 13, 2013
 

Impact Investing

Aligning Interests in Impact Investing

If we want to develop a new industry, alignment of interests is critical for long-term success.

By Daniel Izzo | Jun. 13, 2013
 
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Socially Responsible Business

Have You Asked Them What They Need?

Corporate social responsibility programs vs. community partnerships.

By Clay Gish | 5 | Jun. 3, 2013
 
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Impact Investing

Impact Investing: New Enterprises and Collaborations

A report from the Investors’ Circle conference.

By Jenna Nicholas | 2 | May. 21, 2013
 

Economic Development

From Theory to Practice

Advance market commitments can help solve global development problems impaired by market failure.

By Angela Rastegar Campbell | May. 14, 2013
 

Health

Transforming Healthcare

Connecting information, applications, data, and people—a report from the Stanford 2013 Healthcare Innovation Summit.

By Stacey Paris McCutcheon | May. 10, 2013
 
Deirdre White is president and CEO at the nonprofit CDC Development Solutions (CDS).

Socially Responsible Business

The Future of Corporate Engagement in the Developing World

Five takeaways from this year’s International Corporate Volunteerism Conference.

By Deirdre White | 1 | May. 6, 2013
 
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Civil Society

Painting the Internet Red

A case study on how the Human Rights Campaign successfully used online cause marketing.

By Anastasia Khoo | 1 | May. 1, 2013
 
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Human Rights

A Study in Risk and Restraint

Lessons for entrepreneurs abound in the new biography on Molly Melching’s work.

By Courtney E. Martin | Apr. 30, 2013
 
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Socially Responsible Business

Mid-Sized Businesses and Social Innovation: A Revealing View

Highlights from a new report on trends, challenges, and opportunities facing mid-sized companies engaged in social good.

By Scott Vaughan | 2 | Apr. 24, 2013