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Health

Undercover Solutions

Solutions to social problems are often hidden in the most obvious places, masquerading as problems.

By Meghan Williamson | 1 | Jun. 9, 2015
 
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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