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Philanthropy

Not-So-Ordinary Altruism

A defense of Effective Altruism raises the question of just how effective that movement can be.
Reviewed By Barbara H. Fried | May. 13, 2015
 
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Socially Responsible Business

Net Positive: The Future of Sustainable Business

Business efforts must become more sustainable and responsible to turn the tide on social inequity and environmental decay. Net positive is a new standard that can help ensure a resilient and regenerative world.

By Jeffrey Hollender | 1 | Apr. 29, 2015
 
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Health

Ends and Means

In the way that people think about end-of-life care, moral and economic motives converge and commingle.
By Adrienne Day | Feb. 18, 2015
 

Nonprofit Management

Is Something Better than Nothing?

Mission-driven organizations would do well to remember that they become the company they keep, and to take care in choosing the right collaborators.

 
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Socially Responsible Business

Why the Future of Social Innovation Is Open

We must move beyond the profit proxy as a shorthand way of determining whether a business is successful or not, and whether it is social or not.

By Dom Potter | 4 | Aug. 19, 2014
 

Branding Change

Supplements to the article “From Petitions to Decisions.”
By SSIR Editors | Aug. 13, 2014
 

Technology & Design

The Ethics of Innovation

An ethical framework can bridge the worlds of startup technology and international development to strengthen cross-sector innovation in the social sector.

By Chris Fabian & Robert Fabricant | 5 | Aug. 5, 2014
 
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Nonprofit Management

Leading Against the Odds

The best social change leaders take risks when they need to, but they know better than to sacrifice themselves for the cause.

By Aspen Baker | 3 | Jul. 7, 2014
 
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Storytelling and the Dangers of Disbelief

Social innovators can benefit from embracing complex characters and stories.

By Thaler Pekar | Jun. 19, 2014
 

Economic Development

The Trouble With Top-Down

The limits of technocratic, one-size-fits-all approaches to economic development have become all too evident.
Reviewed By Kevin Starr | May. 14, 2014