The real competitive advantage of social enterprise, compared to traditional charities isn’t revenue generation—it’s the ability to focus on fewer things.
Tag: International Development
Three common and harmful prejudices against charitable organizations, and how nonprofits can subvert them.
A flawed study on deworming children—and new studies that expose its errors—reveal why activists and philanthropists alike need safeguards.
Building relationships with grassroots organizations that advocate for human rights-based development takes time, but without investing in them, philanthropy is likely to stumble. The case of Haiti is instructive.
A look at why and how social innovation can catalyze solutions for local problems from within the community, rather than by importing ideas from the outside.
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Can donors do more to leverage small business as an effective means of delivering development services?
Could radical transparency in global development lead to better outcomes?
Business education should include lessons from market-based approaches to international development goals in developing countries.
How a continent of over 1 billion off-grid customers can move from darkness to light over the next decade.
Energy is central to many causes that funders care about, but it is one of the most underappreciated issues in 21st-century philanthropy.