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Understanding why people are poor and innovative ways to alleviate poverty

 

Human Rights

Safety as a Civil Right

Reviewed By Connie Rice | 1 | Feb. 19, 2014
 
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Social Entrepreneurship

The Limits of Buy-One Give-One

Most socially responsible businesses won’t succeed by giving away something for free.

By Nathan Rothstein | 8 | Jan. 28, 2014
 

Philanthropy

Prepare to Update Your Theory of Change

Reviewed By Timothy Ogden | 1 | Jan. 23, 2014
 
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Health

Extending Pro-Poor Health Care

Growth in developing country health markets is driving new health care solutions—an aggregate look at developments in pro-poor health care over the past year.

By Donika Dimovska | Dec. 10, 2013
 

Philanthropy

Funding For Impact: How to Know When Your Giving is Getting Results (Complimentary)

Presented by Jeff Raikes, Tom Tierney, & Lisbeth Schorr | Dec. 10, 2013
 

Socially Responsible Business

A Get-Rich Way to Help the Poor

Reviewed By Tina Sciabica | 2 | Nov. 20, 2013
 

Social Entrepreneurship

The Hidden Dimensions of Scale

Examples from South Asia show there’s more to successful scaling than replicating a good model.

 

Foundations

Big Bang Philanthropy

How one group of funders gets the most for the poverty-fighting buck.

By Kevin Starr & Andy Bryant | 1 | Sep. 19, 2013
 

Nonprofit Management

To Get to the Good, You Gotta Dance With the Wicked

There may not be one resolution to wicked problems and nonprofits can’t—and shouldn’t—do it all.

 

Eight Social Entrepreneurs Tell Their Personal Stories

SSIR editors select eight books by leading social entrepreneurs about their personal journeys along the path to social change.

By Jenifer Morgan | Aug. 16, 2013