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Global Issues

 

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

 

Health

Evaluating High-tech Health Approaches in Low-income Countries

Promising technologies for maternal and child health, TB, and malaria abound, but we need to determine what really works.

 

Social Change and the Shadow Side of Passion

Major opportunities to change the world often lie within our biggest personal challenges.

By Geraldine Hepp and Roshan Paul | 11 | Feb. 7, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

Influence and Impact: The New Nonprofit Digital Team

A recent report examines the evolution of digital efforts at nonprofits and the challenges that lie ahead.

By Jason Mogus | Feb. 5, 2014
 

Food

The Ethiopian Approach to Food Security

How one African country is changing how we feed the world.

By Khalid Bomba & Dan Glickman | 1 | Jan. 31, 2014
 
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Measuring Social Impact

Get Out of the Office

You’ll never get what’s going on out there by sitting in here.

By Kevin Starr | 12 | Jan. 30, 2014
 

Socially Responsible Business

Engaging Underserved Consumers Through Community Groups

Eight community group-business partnership models for reaching underserved consumers.

By Elwood M. Hopkins | Jan. 27, 2014
 

Government

Using Data to Change Gun Policy

The Joyce Foundation is finding success with gun violence prevention through policy efforts, using research that sheds light on causes and trends.

By Rachael Chong & Melissa Fleming | Jan. 24, 2014
 

Technology & Design

New Ways to Evaluate Impact

Human-centered design and systems thinking can help evaluate social impact in a global context.

 

Health

People, Planet, Profit ... Religion?

How legal challenges to the contraceptive mandate implicate social enterprise.

 

Education

Why Silence Is Not Enough

Business schools are failing to promote higher morals.

By Michel Anteby | 11 | Jan. 22, 2014