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Tag: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation



Measuring Social Impact

Making Sense of Data and Information in the Social Sector

A new eBook captures discussion and debate around how to strengthen the social sector “information infrastructure.”

By Eric J. Henderson | Jan. 9, 2014


What, Exactly, Is Giving Tuesday’s Theory of Change?

Giving Tuesday seems poised to be a permanent fixture in the philanthropic landscape. So what’s the theory of change behind it?

By Timothy Ogden | Dec. 4, 2013

Social Entrepreneurship

CauseFests: Philanthropy’s New Marketplace

A report from the 2013 Clinton Global Initiative and Social Good Summit—the trading floors of the new philanthrocapitalism.

By Marcia Stepanek | 1 | Sep. 26, 2013

Impact Investing

Closing the Pioneer Gap


Economic Development

Trust and Technology

Together, the public and private sector can develop affordable and truly accessible banking solutions that benefit the world’s poor.

By William Brindley | Sep. 5, 2012


Actionable Measurement at the Gates Foundation

A conversation with Jodi Nelson, head of measurement and evaluation.

By Matthew Forti | Aug. 29, 2012


Living with the Gates Foundation: A Retrospective

A summary of articles and discussions about the Gates Foundation’s impact on global social change.

By Timothy Ogden | 2 | Dec. 20, 2011


Philanthrocapitalism Is Not Social Change Philanthropy

Too few philanthrocapitalists are asking themselves hard questions about a model of economic growth that has made their acquisition of wealth possible.

By Kavita Ramdas | Dec. 15, 2011


Global Diseases, Local Needs

By Jessica Ruvinsky | 3 | Nov. 16, 2011
SSIR blogger Sean Stannard-Stockton is CEO of Tactical Philanthropy Advisors. Strategic Philanthropy


The Meaning of the Gates-Buffett Giving Pledge

The importance of this news is not the actual money that many billionaires are likely to pledge, but the cultural ramifications of the campaign.

By Sean Stannard-Stockton | 1 | Jun. 29, 2010