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Global Issues

 

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

 

Education

Learning + Something = Something Brilliant

Entrepreneurs around the world are combining learning with play and hands-on techniques to improve education.

By David Gauntlett | 6 | Feb. 2, 2015
 

Solution Markets for Justice Reform

By demonstrating shared responsibility and accountability for outcomes that address injustice on a broad scale, justice institutions can help create an open economy for solutions to big, justice-related problems.

 

Civil Society

Meeting People Where They Are

A look at how the Center for American Progress is using innovative communications strategies to reach the broadest possible audience.

By Daniella Gibbs Léger | 1 | Jan. 29, 2015
 

Nonprofits

Driving Change Through Pride of Place

A look at how behavior-change marketing is benefiting conservation and how organizations can use it for their own causes.

By Brett Jenks | 2 | Jan. 28, 2015
 

US Economic Mobility and Investing for Impact

A new Aspen Institute survey explores how impact investing is driving change in education, economic assets, and health and well-being.

By Anne Mosle | Jan. 27, 2015
 

Health

Making Capitalism Work for the Poor

Innovative public-private partnerships are essential for ending disease and saving lives in the world’s poorest nations.

By Sue Desmond-Hellmann | 2 | Jan. 26, 2015
 

Civil Society

What We Own and What Owns Us

Our government should be invested with a pride of ownership. But first, we’ve got to recognize, appreciate, and take responsibility for what it is that we own together.

By Paul Vandeventer | 8 | Jan. 23, 2015
 

Bold but Flexible: How to Effectively Share Your Vision

Creating change requires that organizations effectively communicate their vision in a way that draws in both existing allies and "unusual suspects."

By Risa Lavizzo-Mourey & Fred Mann | 3 | Jan. 22, 2015
 

Turning Sideways to Close the Gap

How a change in perspective is helping one organization bridge the distance between mission and mission accomplished.

By Carter Roberts | 1 | Jan. 14, 2015
 

Health

A National Growth Plan Rooted in One State’s Success

Why one successful youth program resisted the urge to expand too quickly.

By Taz Hussein & Sridhar Prasad | Jan. 12, 2015