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Global Issues

 

Innovations that address global challenges such as education, environment, and health

 

Socially Responsible Business

Gender Equity and Corporate Sustainability

By mainstreaming efforts to empower women, companies can promote a variety of business goals.

By Marissa Wesely | Mar. 5, 2015
 

Human Rights

Women and Innovation

Ten stories about women’s issues from the SSIR archives.

By Devin Briski | Mar. 5, 2015
 

Social Entrepreneurship

A Mantra for the Privileged

There is a lot of untapped potential in would-be entrepreneurs in developing countries. But they can’t afford to “fail fast, fail often.”

By Susannah Hares | 3 | Feb. 27, 2015
 

Socially Responsible Business

Bringing Respect for People to the World’s Sweatshops

Those advocating social change through multinational corporations need to raise their expectations.

By Jim Womack | 1 | Feb. 26, 2015
 

Health

Fast-Expanding Markets for Good

New markets such as personalized medicine can drive rapid social change.

 

Human Rights

Five Ways to Build Diverse, Inclusive Leadership Teams

A new report underscores the need for education nonprofits to move from collective good intention to action in building diverse leadership.

By Molly Brennan | 2 | Feb. 13, 2015
 

The Chief Engine of Change: Conversation

A look at how Freedom to Marry used communications to make the “impossible” ... “inevitable”

By Evan Wolfson & Kevin Nix | 1 | Feb. 12, 2015
 

Global Issues

Cracking the Black Box of Human Reasoning

We have powerful new tools to solve complex social problems—but how we apply them will determine our success.

By Deepthi Welaratna | 2 | Feb. 10, 2015
 

Global Issues

Assessing the State of Global Youth

Highlights from an inaugural study on the largest generation in human history.

By Nicole Goldin | Feb. 9, 2015
 

Up Next in 2015: Facing Corruption

One of the major scourges on human development is desperately waiting for social entrepreneurship to tackle it, and the time is now.

By Dieter Zinnbauer | 1 | Feb. 5, 2015