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Tag: Mobile Technology

 

Innovative ways to use cell phones and other mobile devices for social good

 
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Government

Text the Vote

In a classic leapfrogging initiative, Libya has enabled its citizens to complete voter registration via digital messaging technology.
By Suzie Boss | May. 13, 2015
 
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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 | 29 | Apr. 24, 2015
 
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Technology & Design

Digital Fluency at the BOP

Mobile adoption at the base of the pyramid will bring massive development benefits, but we must seize the unique opportunity to drive pre-emptive positive digital behavior to help safeguard vulnerable communities.

By Oliver Gilbert | Apr. 13, 2015
 

Nonprofit Management

Roundtable on Community Engagement and Collective Impact

The Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions gathered scholars and practitioners for a conversation about engaging the community in a collective impact initiative.
 
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Energy

Get Rid of the Grid?

An emerging business model that aims to reduce energy poverty holds real promise. But it needs a jump-start.
By Pepukaye Bardouille & Dirk Muench | 2 | 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
 

Food

Approaching Food Waste from All Sides

New technology-enabled solutions are trying to match the scale of food recovery to the scale of industrial food distribution.

 
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Socially Responsible Business

Three Transformative Business Sustainability Trends

Emerging trends that can re-shape standard business practices.

By Jeana Wirtenberg | Jul. 10, 2014
 

Technology & Design

Getting Leapfrogging Right

A new generation of digital breakthroughs holds the potential to deliver important social benefits, but only if we adopt technology in a different way.

By Sara Agarwal & Parag Khanna | Jun. 27, 2014
 

Individual Giving

Millennials and the Social Sector: What’s Next?

How the Millennial generation connects, gets involved with, and gives to social causes—insights from a four-year study.

By Derrick Feldmann & Emily Yu | 5 | Jun. 18, 2014