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Tag: Activism

 

Innovations in the way that organizations use civil disobedience, protests, and other forms of activism to advance social progress

 

Business

Brands as Targets

Companies with a high profile are more likely to become the focus of anti-sweatshop protests.
By Adrienne Day | Nov. 19, 2014
 

Social Entrepreneurship

The Inner Journey of the Changemaker

How we manage ourselves and empathize with others are as important as professional management skills in creating social impact.

By Geraldine Hepp & Roshan Paul | 3 | Nov. 14, 2014
 
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Impact Investing

Fossil Fuels: Turning Off the Tap

Divestment is the necessary first step to building the new economy.

By Rufo Quintavalle | Nov. 11, 2014
 

Nonprofits

Making Nonprofit-Corporate Alliances Work

The benefits and pitfalls of partnerships between nonprofits and business—and how to do it right.

By Shayna Samuels & Glenn Turner | 2 | Nov. 3, 2014
 

Environment

Lessons Learned From Walking to the North and South Poles

Featuring Robert Swan | Oct. 19, 2014
 

Foundations

Four Ways to Spread Ideas

Insights from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation on what makes influence effective.

 

Path to Equality

Supplements to the article “Equal Effort.”
By SSIR Editors | Aug. 13, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

Roundtable on Community Engagement and Collective Impact

The Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions gathered scholars and practitioners for a conversation about engaging the community in a collective impact initiative.
 
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Civil Society

From Petitions to Decisions

After Change.org placed petitions at the center of its platform, the size of its membership soared. But operating a high-volume petition site isn’t enough for its leaders. Includes magazine extras.
By Greg Beato | Aug. 13, 2014
 
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Human Rights

Equal Effort

Behind the recent advance of gay marriage rights lies a decade of careful planning and diligent collaboration. Includes magazine extras.
By Sylvia Yee | 2 | Aug. 13, 2014