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Foundations

Investing in People Pays Big Dividends

A look at how one impact investor helps develop the talent that its portfolio organizations need to succeed.

By Sal Giambanco | 1 | Nov. 6, 2014
 

Impact Investing

On Innovators and Pinballs

Five paths to scale in early-stage impact investing.

By Mike Kubzansky & Paul Breloff | 3 | Sep. 3, 2014
 

Socially Responsible Business

Mission-Driven Business

Increased cross-sector collaboration has allowed businesses to use the power of capitalism to solve social problems—an introduction to the fall 2014 issue.

By Eric Nee | Aug. 13, 2014
 
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Civil Society

From Petitions to Decisions

After Change.org placed petitions at the center of its platform, the size of its membership soared. But operating a high-volume petition site isn’t enough for its leaders. Includes magazine extras.
By Greg Beato | Aug. 13, 2014
 

Measuring Social Impact

Measuring the Indirect Impacts of Market Innovators

Why measuring indirect impact matters and how on earth we can do it.

By Paul Breloff & Rishabh Khosla | 5 | Mar. 4, 2014
 

Philanthropy

Fostering For-Profit Civic Innovation

City, state, and federal government agencies in the United States could benefit from the creative energy of new companies dedicated to the unique challenges of the public sector.

By Matt Bannick & Stacy Donohue | 1 | Oct. 23, 2013
 

Nonprofit Management

Thinking about Talent

Featuring Sal Giambanco | Apr. 30, 2013
 

Philanthropy

How Leading Philanthropists Fail Well

Five insights from results-oriented philanthropists on how to reap the benefits of failure.

By Matthew Plummer & Matthew Forti | 1 | Feb. 19, 2013
 
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Impact Investing

Blazing New Paths For Social Impact

As the impact investing landscape becomes more fertile, how do we stay focused on the forest before the trees, considering ROI in the context of problems we wish to solve?

By Antony Bugg-Levine | 1 | Oct. 31, 2012
 

Impact Investing

Achieving Takeoff

Part VI in Omidyar Network’s case for a sector-based approach to impact investing.

By Matt Bannick & Paula Goldman | Oct. 2, 2012