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Social Entrepreneurship

Disruptive Innovation: Where It Matters Most

It’s time to stop quibbling over what “disruptive innovation” means and focus on how to put it to work for good.

By Steve Davis | Jun. 24, 2014
 

From The Field

Building Local Currency

Three lessons from successful advocacy projects in the Global South.

 

Nonprofit Management

Lessons from the Transformative Scale Series

We really can achieve impact at a scale that solves problems.

By Jeff Bradach | 2 | Jun. 19, 2014
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Looking to Nature for Social Innovation

Tapping into latent knowledge within and around us can spark ideas and inspiration for solving social issues.

 

Nonprofit Management

When the Rhythm Changes, So Must the Dance

Why careful listening is important to starting and scaling positive social change.

By Molly Melching | 4 | May. 20, 2014
 

Nonprofits

Scrutinizing ONE’s “Secret Sauce” for Global Social Change

How a global NGO has fought extreme poverty using a formula that mixes pragmatic incrementalism and practical idealism with pop culture.

By Jamie Drummond | 1 | May. 16, 2014
 

Economic Development

Making Cash Pay Off

By Brandon Keim | May. 14, 2014
 

Civil Society

The Promise of Mandatory Community Service

How a little-known tradition that helped rebuild Rwanda could help the rest of us.

By Ann Lovell | 7 | May. 7, 2014
 

Human Rights

Design Thinking for Accountability

A new community justice system in Liberia emerges from a design-thinking approach.

By Blair Glencorse | 4 | Apr. 28, 2014
 
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Philanthropy

GiveThoughtfully: It Depends on Your Point of View

Bringing a discussion of cash transfers in for a landing.

By Kevin Starr & Laura Hattendorf | Mar. 28, 2014