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Social Enterprises: Serving “Extreme” Customers

Mainstream companies are just starting to pay attention to consumers with nonstandard preferences and needs; social enterprises have sought to serve these customers for years.

By Mollie West & Andy Posner | 3 | Aug. 22, 2014
 
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Microfinance

The Next Stage of Financial Inclusion

Research on the needs and habits of the poor shows that nonprofits can serve a vital function in expanding access to financial services.
By Dean Karlan | 4 | Aug. 13, 2014
 
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Urban Development

Design for Cleaner Living

A team of social innovators is devising ways to put urban India on track to a tidier future.
By Suzie Boss | 1 | Aug. 13, 2014
 
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Philanthropy

As Giving Goes Global

Philanthropic activity is increasing worldwide in ways that reflect a shared ethos of humanitarian "virtue."
By Adrienne Day | Aug. 13, 2014
 

Impact Investing

The Evolution of Impact Investment in India

A look at the quantum growth trends and prevalent investment approach over the last 14 years.

By Nisha Dutt & Usha Ganesh | Aug. 11, 2014
 

Impact Investing

Building Impact Investment Readiness

A new approach to unlocking institutional investments globally.

By Gabriel A. Huppé | Jul. 24, 2014
 

Government

A Mandate for Responsibility

In the wake of a recently passed law, companies in India are figuring out how to meet their CSR requirement.
By Suzie Boss | May. 14, 2014
 

Progress Report

Supplement to the article “Applied ‘Womenomics.’
By SSIR Editors | May. 14, 2014
 

Environment

Auditing the Auditors

Simple steps to reduce conflicts of interest can improve both pollution reporting and regulatory compliance.
By Adrienne Day | May. 14, 2014
 

Human Rights

Applied “Womenomics”

How Goldman Sachs deployed a far-reaching, data-driven strategy to further the cause of women’s entrepreneurship. Includes magazine extras.
By Corey Binns | May. 14, 2014