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Innovative ways to use prizes to advance social progress

 

Social Entrepreneurship

Prizes and Challenges Matter for Development

Prizes allow institutions to develop revolutionary new solutions, are less risky than traditional grants, and can create communities of practice.

By Alex Dehgan & Aleem Walji | Oct. 14, 2013
 

Why Open Contests Work

A look at how competitions like those at the Knight Foundation serve the social entrepreneur community.

By Mayur Patel | 1 | Sep. 3, 2013
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Dump the Stupid Prizes, Multiply the Rest

Why we need more social enterprise competitions.

By Andrew Youn | 1 | Aug. 30, 2013
 
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Philanthropy

Dump the Prizes

Contests, challenges, awards—they do more harm than good. Let’s get rid of them.

By Kevin Starr | 39 | Aug. 22, 2013
 

Socially Responsible Business

Employee Engagement Gets Dirty

On-the-job impact opportunities lead to happier, more productive employees.

By Liz Maw | 6 | Mar. 20, 2013
 

Technology & Design

When Life Imitates the Internet

Reviewed By Lucy Bernholz | Nov. 14, 2012
 
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Economic Development

Trust and Technology

Together, the public and private sector can develop affordable and truly accessible banking solutions that benefit the world’s poor.

By William Brindley | Sep. 5, 2012
 

Health

Promoting Health Through Weight Loss

Featuring Leslie John | Jul. 31, 2012
 

Technology & Design

Following in Buckminster Fuller’s Footsteps

Living Buildings Challenge, a project of the International Living Future Institute, is the winner of this year’s Buckminster Fuller Institute award.

By Pablo Freund | Jun. 7, 2012
 

Social Entrepreneurship

In Search of Collaborative Spirit

Is collaborative competition … collaborative?

By Rafael Ziegler | 1 | Nov. 14, 2011