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Energy

Divesting from Fossil Fuels, Investing in the Future

A new philanthropic approach to supporting new energy solutions is gaining momentum.

By Jenna Nicholas | 6 | Oct. 8, 2014
 

Impact Investing

The Power of Impact Investing: Putting Markets to Work for Profit and Global Good

In The Power of Impact Investing, Rockefeller Foundation's Judith Rodin and Margot Brandenburg explain impact investing and share impact investors' stories.
 
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Global Issues

Global Problem Solving Without the Globaloney

It’s time to put an end to the “flat world” thinking that guides the work of all too many social change organizations.
By Pankaj Ghemawat | 3 | Aug. 13, 2014
 
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Impact Investing

A New Vision for Funding Science

Philanthropic investment can close the funding gap between science research and the commercialization of science-based products.
 

Economic Development

Cultivating a Neglected Field

Seven lending organizations are teaming up to meet the large-scale needs of smallholder farms in the developing world.
By Suzie Boss | Aug. 13, 2014
 

Environment

The Big Pivot: Radically Practical Strategies for a Hotter, Scarcer, and More Open World

The Big Pivot outlines strategies for saving our world in the face of today's climate and resource challenges.
By Andrew S. Winston | May. 29, 2014
 

Environment

Squaring Global Poverty with Climate Change

Meeting the energy demands of modern society without destroying the planet will require a new approach to climate and energy issues.

By Rachel Pritzker | 3 | Mar. 20, 2014
 
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Food

Food Doesn’t Grow in Silicon Valleys

A focus on innovation can be an impediment to genuine progress in the food system.

By Rufo Quintavalle | 18 | Mar. 12, 2014
 
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Philanthropy

Three Lessons from 13 Years of Strategic Philanthropy

The complexity of social change is what makes strategic philanthropy valuable.

By Ivan Barkhorn | Feb. 19, 2014
 

Water

Future Thirst

Meeting the world's growing demand for water will require advances in technology that build on 3,000 years of progress.
Reviewed By Eric Stowe | Feb. 19, 2014