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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.

 

Socially Responsible Business

Engaging Employees for Emerging Market Success

Intel’s new approach to getting technology into rural classrooms worldwide.

By Shelly Esque | 2 | Jun. 5, 2014
 

Measuring Social Impact

Metrics 3.0: A New Vision for Shared Metrics

After accountability and standardization, what should the next phase of measurement focus on?

 

Impact Investing

Student Finance: A New Frontier for Impact Investing?

Student-lending innovations from emerging markets could expand access to education.

 

Nonprofit Management

VisionSpring Aims to Provide Eyeglasses to Millions

The connection between proper vision and economic development.

By Kevin Hassey & Jordan Kassalow | 2 | May. 29, 2014
 

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

GiveDirectly relies on high tech and hard data to test whether large cash transfers can alleviate extreme poverty.
By Brandon Keim | May. 14, 2014
 

Business

Microinsurance: Scaling Through Peer Learning

Insurers in Peru and South Africa are learning from each other how to reach low-income clients and help break the cycle of poverty.

By Craig Churchill & Alice Merry | May. 8, 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