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Global Issues

 

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

 

Global Issues

Collective Impact: The Missing Link

Three ways to create an environment where interdependent stakeholders can perform their individual roles optimally and collaborate with each other effectively.

By Neera Nundy & Ann Paisley Chandler | 14 | Jun. 16, 2015
 
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Social Entrepreneurship

Bringing Social Entrepreneurship into the Classroom

Why we must leverage hands-on experience and service learning to encourage the next generation of social innovators.

By Kathleen Kelly Janus | 3 | Jun. 15, 2015
 
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Health

Operating When You Can’t See the Full Picture

Three principles for solving complex, systemic problems like improving community health.

By Jeff Cohen | Jun. 11, 2015
 

Impact Investing

Parsing Impact Investing’s Big Tent

As the momentum of impact investing builds, the lack of proper taxonomy poses a significant risk to the movement, especially given recent growth.

By Paula Goldman & Lauren Booker | 2 | Jun. 10, 2015
 
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Civil Society

Building With, Not For

Social good technologists working on building a more responsive and effective government need to be more inclusive of the citizens they’re trying to engage—and stop neglecting the government they already have.

By Marcia Stepanek | 1 | Jun. 9, 2015
 
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Health

Undercover Solutions

Solutions to social problems are often hidden in the most obvious places, masquerading as problems.

By Meghan Williamson | 1 | Jun. 9, 2015
 
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Health

Cultivating and Sustaining Generative Teams

Four practices that can help people establish common intent; sense emerging needs and solutions; and collectively prototype, create, and evolve innovative health models and relationships.

By Margaret A. Hawthorne | Jun. 4, 2015
 

Health

Health Services and Designing for Uncertainty

How a “lean startup” approach can help create an effective community-based program.

 
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Health

Emerging Tools for Community-Driven Evaluations

Eight tools for building inclusive, community programs to address health and other social issues.

By Deepthi Welaratna | May. 28, 2015
 
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Nonprofit Management

Community Collaboratives Show Persistence and Progress

Local US collaboratives are adapting and evolving for long-term success.