It’s time to put an end to the “flat world” thinking that guides the work of all too many social change organizations.
Increasing numbers of businesses are adopting a social mission as an integral part of their work.
In Nepal, a US-based nonprofit is partnering with the national government to deliver full-service medical care in remote areas.
An international design award based in Denmark celebrates products and projects that aim “to improve life.”
An emerging business model that aims to reduce energy poverty holds real promise. But it needs a jump-start.
A "big think" look at the future of capitalism fails to reckon with the factors that make capitalism so resilient.
In China, a new kind of NGO has started to embed the values of civil society in its provision of social services.
To be effective, collective impact must consider who is engaged, how they work together, and how progress happens.
To sustain collective impact, we must bring more rigor to the practice by drawing on lessons from a diverse array of communities to define…
Grantmakers can catalyze connections and lay the groundwork for collective impact initiatives to take shape.
A simplified value-chain approach can help organizations deeply embed sustainability into their cultures.
A new report details how the federal government can facilitate partnerships between communities and anchor institutions to increase economic…
A look at how influence can mobilize communities in the face of crisis.
Five practical considerations for organizations that want to use intentional influence to achieve a bold social goal.
International civil society organizations need to change their business models.
Why a shift in mindset and an investment in capacity are essential in sustaining storytelling efforts.
To create system-level change, we must use influence to both work within the system and disrupt it.
Influence is an underutilized tool for organizations that want to achieve bold social goals.
Lessons from the movement to end violence against girls and women.
Without transparency, can we expect funders to foot the whole bill?
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In this podcast, Benjamin describes TOHL’s rise to be a global industry leader in water logistics and infrastructure, and how it has been changing lives in the process.
In this audio lecture, Carl Bass, President and CEO of Autodesk, discusses at Social Innovation Summit 2013 the application of design to solve social problems.
This podcast, given by Chris Librie - the Senior Director of Strategy and Corporate Affairs at HP, describes the corporation's commitment to social responsibility.
After experience in Iraq as a part of the Marine Corps, Jake returned to business school and took on the challenge to alleviate extreme poverty. From this effort, Nuru was launched in 2008.
Give Directly offers a simpler, more personal route of donation - connecting donor to recipient. In this podcast, Paul discusses how technology, a commitment to efficiency, and dedication to improving the donation process on both ends, has made Give Directly a success.
In this podcast, Professor Sutton overviews his findings in studying methods for successfully scaling excellence and explains the importance of taking a logical and thought out approach to scaling.
Robert Swan, an inspirational speaker who founded 2041 and the first man to walk to both global poles, addresses his audience about the relationship between passion and reaching goals.
TOHL was recently recognized as the winner of Tech Awards 2013 in the Young Innovators category for its overwhelming social good in combating emergency situations and basic need inaccessibility.
ENOVA was recently recognized as the winner of Tech Awards 2013 in the Education category for its incredible social impact.
Liesolette Heederick tells us about Nazava Water Filters, winner of Tech Awards 2013 in the Health category for its innovative solution to lack of clean water accessibility in Indonesia.
This webinar is part three of a three-part series on Core Components for Driving Greater Impact, moderated by Alexa Cortes Culwell, founder…
This webinar is part two of a three-part series on Core Components for Driving Greater Impact, moderated by Alexa Cortes Culwell, founder and…
This webinar is part one of a three-part series on Core Components for Driving Greater Impact, moderated by Alexa Cortes Culwell, founder and…
Evaluation has been a necessary evil for most nonprofits—expensive, time-consuming, impractical, and yet an absolute pre-requisite for…
How can foundations become more effective in catalyzing and sustaining change? Do the conventional tools of strategic philanthropy work for…
Mission creep is a pervasive and extremely debilitating problem that afflicts all too many nonprofit organizations. Some experts believe it…
Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) are among the newest and most promising innovations within the impact investing space. Four years after the first…
Many—and some leaders believe most—nonprofit boards are ineffective. Much is at stake. Weak board governance can diminish a nonprofit’s…
Fundraising mystifies, if not terrifies, most social enterprise leaders. In truth, both for-profit and nonprofit fundraising is a simple,…
Social sector leaders around the world are getting impatient. Conscious of the enormity of the need that exists, they are no longer satisfied…
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