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Global Issues

 

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

 

Global Issues

Animal Protection: A Growing and Global Priority

Protecting animals is integral to solving many international problems; we must use the increasing momentum behind animal welfare to drive long-term change.

By Anne Lieberman | 3 | Jun. 18, 2014
 

Environment

Collective Impact for Conservation

How effective collaboration led to the largest conservation deal in history.

By Larry Linden & Guillermo Castilleja | 1 | Jun. 16, 2014
 
SSIR blogger Abigail Noble is head of Africa and Latin America for the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship and a Global Leadership Fellow with the World Economic Forum.

Impact Investing

Impact Investors Are Raising Their Game

To bring impact investing into the mainstream, the World Economic Forum is using market-simulated games to advance the conversations.

By Abigail Noble & Michael Drexler | 1 | Jun. 13, 2014
 

Global Issues

Putting Politics Back Into Development

Why the international development community cannot ignore the role of politics in creating sustainable social change.

By Michael Bear Kleinman | 7 | Jun. 12, 2014
 

Technology & Design

Mobile Impact Machine

A new partnership model leverages the world’s largest interconnected industry to help break cycles of poverty.

By Matthew Bauer | 12 | Jun. 10, 2014
 

Technology & Design

Information Wants to Find People

The shift in consumer expectations and information-seeking behavior is demanding a response from social sector organizations.

By Peter Manzo | 2 | Jun. 9, 2014
 

Civil Society

Accelerating the New Macho

What social change leaders can learn from behavioral science and the experience of the 21st-century tough guys.

By Lisa Witter & Michael Feigelson | 13 | Jun. 6, 2014
 

Human Rights

Government Innovation in Child Welfare

The federal government is empowering states to improve child welfare systems using design-thinking and other innovative approaches.

By Marquis Cabrera | May. 30, 2014
 

Urban Development

Cross-Sector Partnership Leads to Cross-Issue Impact

A grassroots soccer league transcends sport to effect community-wide change.

 

Impact Investing

Student Finance: A New Frontier for Impact Investing?

Student-lending innovations from emerging markets could expand access to education.