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Economic Development

A Broader Definition of Business

Business education should include lessons from market-based approaches to international development goals in developing countries.

 
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Energy

Five Innovations That Will Electrify Africa

How a continent of over 1 billion off-grid customers can move from darkness to light over the next decade.

By Joshua Romisher | 14 | Apr. 24, 2015
 

Energy

Why Energy Philanthropy Is High-Impact Philanthropy

Energy is central to many causes that funders care about, but it is one of the most underappreciated issues in 21st-century philanthropy.

By Rachel Pritzker & Mike Berkowitz | 4 | Apr. 17, 2015
 

Impact Investing

Impact Investing in Global Health: Let’s Get Flexible

Investors should think creatively about how to meet the real needs of entrepreneurs who are creating market-based solutions to health problems in emerging economies.

By Beth Bafford & Sarah Gelfand | 1 | Apr. 16, 2015
 
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Human Rights

Empowering Women at the Grassroots

By Marissa Wesely & Dina Dublon | 14 | Feb. 18, 2015
 

Economic Development

Past Isn’t Always Prologue

Reviewed By Michael Weinstein | Feb. 18, 2015
 

Civil Society

Slowly Strangling Civil Society

How donor funding distorts civil society goals and priorities.

By Michael Kleinman & Thomas Wheeler | 7 | Dec. 11, 2014
 

Civil Society

Navigating Disruptions

International civil society organizations need to change their business models.

By Burkhard Gnärig & Linda Heyer | Oct. 28, 2014
 
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Human Rights

Feminism Meets Philanthrocapitalism

Women’s empowerment issues took center stage at this year’s CGI and Social Good Summit, giving new momentum to causes helping women and girls.

By Marcia Stepanek | 3 | Sep. 26, 2014
 
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Socially Responsible Business

A Case for Business Diversity

The co-operative enterprise model lets people own and operate the services they need to live, and supports overall economic stability and resilience.

By Jan Schiettecatte | 1 | Sep. 22, 2014