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Global Issues

 

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

 

Health

The Mantra of Delivery

Four lessons for scaling social impact that arose from curing children’s diarrhea in Bangladesh in the 1980s.

By Mushtaque Chowdhury | Nov. 26, 2014
 

Economic Development

Fostering the Creative Economy

The creative industries—those at the crossroads of arts, culture, business, and technology—can offer an economic jump-start for recovering economies.

By Epaminondas Farmakis | Nov. 24, 2014
 

Human Rights

Migrants at the Border and Philanthropy at Home

What the US government and funders are doing about unaccompanied child migration, and where we need to look next.

By Mara Perez | 7 | Nov. 21, 2014
 

Technology & Design

Innovating Practice in a Culture of Expertise

A phased approach to innovation can help expert-oriented organizations embrace experimentation and learning.

By Aleem Walji | 2 | Nov. 18, 2014
 

Impact Investing

Can Impact Investing Help Save the Planet?

A new cross-sector study examines whether impact investing can make a difference to global conservation efforts.

 

Individual Giving

The $338 Million Ebola Giving Gap

Why corporate and individual giving to fight Ebola lags far behind that of other crises, and how to unlock more dollars.

By Vicky Hausman & Sylvia Warren | 1 | Nov. 12, 2014
 

Economic Development

Preserving the American Dream

Cultivating successful cities with talent, opportunity, and engagement.

By Carol Coletta | Nov. 11, 2014
 
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Impact Investing

Fossil Fuels: Turning Off the Tap

Divestment is the necessary first step to building the new economy.

By Rufo Quintavalle | Nov. 11, 2014
 

Technology & Design

Four Social-Change Results That Innovation Labs Deliver

Social innovation labs are gaining ground and finding effective solutions to global challenges quickly and inclusively.

By Amira Bliss & Nidhi Sahni | 9 | Nov. 10, 2014
 
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Environment

Saving the Earth: Four Conflicting Campaigns

As we advocate for environmental change, are we divided against ourselves?

By Carol Sanford | 6 | Nov. 6, 2014