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Tag: Poverty

 

Understanding why people are poor and innovative ways to alleviate poverty

 

Energy

Get Rid of the Grid?

 

Impact Investing

On Innovators and Pinballs

Five paths to scale in early-stage impact investing.

By Mike Kubzansky & Paul Breloff | 2 | Sep. 3, 2014
 

Path to Equality

By SSIR Editors | Aug. 13, 2014
 

Microfinance

The Next Stage of Financial Inclusion

By Dean Karlan | 1 | Aug. 13, 2014
 

Economic Development

Rethinking Poverty

By Elisabeth D. Babcock | 12 | Aug. 13, 2014
 

Nonprofits

The Stories That NGOs Tell

By Adrienne Day | Aug. 13, 2014
 

Economic Development

Will a Higher Minimum Wage Help the Poor?

Raising the minimum wage appears to help the poor, but these policies fail to create the conditions that help people move from poverty to prosperity.

By Paul Godfrey | 4 | Jun. 30, 2014
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Disruptive Innovation: Where It Matters Most

It’s time to stop quibbling over what “disruptive innovation” means and focus on how to put it to work for good.

By Steve Davis | Jun. 24, 2014
 

Global Issues

Animal Protection: A Growing and Global Priority

Protecting animals is integral to solving many international problems; we must use the increasing momentum behind animal welfare to drive long-term change.

By Anne Lieberman | 3 | Jun. 18, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

Transforming Society’s View of Retirement

A rapidly growing group of individuals are redefining their post-midlife years in ways that hold great potential for themselves and society. SSIR x Bridgespan series.

By Marc Freedman | Jun. 17, 2014