Stanford Social Innovation Review : Informing and inspiring leaders of social change


Tag: Disaster Relief




Climate Risks: Linking Narratives to Action

To effectively manage climate risks we must strengthen ties between the mitigation and adaptation communities.


Corporate Philanthropy

Good (and Not-So-Good) Neighbors

Major local events, with some notable exceptions, spur locally based companies to increase charitable giving.
By Jessica Ruvinsky | Aug. 14, 2013

Individual Giving

Who Is Responsible for the “Second Disaster”?

An online registry for disaster relief has proved a successful model for avoiding unproductive donations—when will we adopt it?


Civil Society

If a Nonprofit Falls in the Forest …

When it comes to the social sector, mainstream media is silent.

By Susan Danish | 4 | Jun. 20, 2013

Measuring Social Impact

Most Charities Shouldn’t Evaluate Their Work: Part Two

Who should measure what? Mind the gap.

By Caroline Fiennes | 7 | May. 30, 2013

Technology & Design

The Commodification of Architecture

Catastrophes of the built environment, like the Bangladeshi factory collapse, expose the true cost in public suffering when we fail to build resiliently.

By Michael Murphy & Alan Ricks | May. 21, 2013

Technology & Design

Poverty-Fighting Salons

Can open conversations accelerate the spread of good ideas in global development?
By Suzie Boss | Feb. 21, 2013


Resilience Meets Disaster Economics

Investing to stop disasters before they start can save lives and money.

By Neal Keny-Guyer | Feb. 6, 2013

Economic Development

Weathering Climate Change: The Role of Local Currencies

Local currency systems could strengthen metro economies and provide funds to address climate change and other urban problems.

By John Boik | Feb. 5, 2013


The Flock to Social Media

Are nonprofits risking alienation from traditional donors?

By Erika Racicot | Jan. 30, 2013