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Economic Development

The Time Bank Solution

For decades, time banking has been a relatively small-scale movement. But signs are emerging that it may be an idea whose time has come.
By Edgar S. Cahn & Christine Gray | May. 13, 2015
 
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Philanthropy

Disruption for Good

Rapid advances in technology are changing philanthropy in fundamental ways—making it potentially more rational, effective, collaborative, transparent, and democratic.
By Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen | 4 | Feb. 18, 2015
 

The Sharing Economy, Through a Broader Lens

The sharing economy offers opportunities for emerging markets, megacities, and the rising middle class, but we need more collaboration across sectors—and the impact investment community.

By April Rinne | 7 | Feb. 4, 2015
 
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Business

Fifty Shades of Sharing. Or at Least Two.

Understanding the division within the sharing economy is an essential step toward engaging the values-driven segment of that economy with our social change missions.

By Daniel Ben-Horin | 9 | Aug. 28, 2014
 
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Economic Development

No Value

A "big think" look at the future of capitalism fails to reckon with the factors that make capitalism so resilient.
Reviewed By Timothy Ogden | 2 | Aug. 13, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

Shifts in Thinking to Achieve Transformative Scale

We need to shift from a focus on production to impact, and leverage principles of platforms, networks, community, and co-creation.

By Mark Bonchek | 9 | May. 6, 2014
 

Government

A Sharing Economy Cliffhanger: What Will Governments Do?

Earlier this month, a group backed by companies including Airbnb and Taskrabbit began urging users to petition for changes in regulation—will politicians uphold the rules or loosen them? Or is there is a third option?

By Wingham Rowan | Mar. 27, 2014
 

Socially Responsible Business

Nonprofits Should Lead the Sharing Economy

The sharing economy is creating new business models, forcing traditional for-profit businesses to adapt or fall behind. The same will hold true for the social sector.

By Erin Morgan Gore | 8 | Mar. 3, 2014
 

Urban Development

Bike-Sharing Goes Small

Local bike-lending arrangements offer an alternative to bigger, more complex bike-sharing systems.
By Suzie Boss | Feb. 19, 2014
 

Environment

Deploying Proven Technology for Climate Change

Business model innovation is more important today than new technology innovation if we want to stave off the worst impacts of climate change.

By Jigar Shah | 1 | Oct. 23, 2013