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The latest stories on social innovation, published each weekday

 

Nonprofit Management

Creating a Leadership Development Playlist

A customized approach to investing in leaders.

By Adam Simon | 2 | Mar. 3, 2015
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Engaging the Citizenry Through Social Enterprise

Social enterprises can help build stability in countries facing political crises by addressing root causes of civilian discontent.

By Andrew B. Lala | Mar. 3, 2015
 

Disabilities: A Competitive Business Advantage?

There are many opportunities to include the unique talents of individuals with disabilities to create business value.

By Phyllis Heydt | 1 | Mar. 2, 2015
 

Nonprofit Management

Asking the Right Questions in the Face of Controversy

A look at Central Asia Institute’s decision to continue working with co-founder Greg Mortenson despite controversy.

By Jim Thaden | 9 | Feb. 27, 2015
 

Social Entrepreneurship

A Mantra for the Privileged

There is a lot of untapped potential in would-be entrepreneurs in developing countries. But they can’t afford to “fail fast, fail often.”

By Susannah Hares | 3 | Feb. 27, 2015
 

Nonprofit Management

Big Communications for Small Nonprofits

Three steps to driving large-scale change through strategic communications.

By Matt James | 1 | Feb. 26, 2015
 

Socially Responsible Business

Bringing Respect for People to the World’s Sweatshops

Those advocating social change through multinational corporations need to raise their expectations.

By Jim Womack | 1 | Feb. 26, 2015
 

Health

Fast-Expanding Markets for Good

New markets such as personalized medicine can drive rapid social change.

 

Impact Investing

Impact Investing: Time to Unleash PRIs

How government can liberate philanthropic foundations to extend billions in critical risk capital for mission-driven startups—and help push impact investing into the mainstream.

By Jeff Chidester | 1 | Feb. 24, 2015
 
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Nonprofit Management

So What’s It Take to Get Fired Around Here?

Greg Mortenson and Three Cups of Getting Away With It.

By Kevin Starr | 20 | Feb. 23, 2015