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Social Entrepreneurship

Ambition to Audacity: Takeaways from the 2014 Skoll World Forum

Social entrepreneurship is getting bolder.

By Jason Saul | 2 | Apr. 17, 2014
 
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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
 

Nonprofit Management

Leveraging Legacy Organizations

Part of a series of articles on helping mature organizations stay adaptive and increase their social impact.

By Heather McLeod Grant | 3 | Jul. 24, 2013
 
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Measuring Social Impact

Measuring to Improve vs. Improving Measurement

From Skoll World Forum 2013: Will new measurement tools such as “big data” be a big distraction or a big opportunity?

By Matthew Forti | 3 | May. 7, 2013
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Flux to Flex: Takeaways from the 2012 Skoll World Forum

A new brand of social entrepreneurship is emerging.

By Jason Saul | 3 | Apr. 9, 2012
 

Philanthropy

Jeff Skoll

By Eric Nee | 6 | Feb. 15, 2012
 
SSIR blogger Jenna Nicholas has worked for the Oxford Hub, the Stanford Social Innovation Review, the Stanford Centre for Philanthropy and Civil Society, and Global Health Corps.

Social Entrepreneurship

Skoll 2011 Interview: John Marks

Interview with John Marks, founder of Search for Common Ground, a nonprofit conflict-resolution organization, and head of Common Ground Productions

By Jenna Nicholas | 1 | Apr. 8, 2011
 
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Skoll Climate Change Panel Discusses Successes and Failures of Copenhagen

Top-down political accords versus bottom-up action—a discussion of climate change at Skoll World Forum.

By Grace Augustine | Apr. 23, 2010
 
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Environment

Skoll Award Recipients Focus on Ecosystem Services Market

Three of the seven recipients of this year’s awards were from the field of ecosystem services and avoided deforestation.

By Grace Augustine | Apr. 21, 2010
 
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Social Entrepreneurship

Voices from the Skoll World Forum

A report from the opening plenary at the Skoll World Forum, featuring Paul Farmer.

By Grace Augustine | Apr. 15, 2010