Stanford Social Innovation Review : Informing and inspiring leaders of social change


Tag: Social Enterprise


Innovative ways that nonprofits can generate income by selling products and services

SSIR blogger Kelly Kleiman, who blogs as The Nonprofiteer, is principal of NFP Consulting, which provides strategic planning, Board development and fundraising advice to charities and philanthropies.

Social Enterprise and Its Discontents

A new study reports that nonprofit agencies that choose to support themselves with for-profit businesses end up serving their clients less and worse.

By Kelly Kleiman | 3 | Nov. 18, 2010

Urban Development

Here Comes the Neighborhood

By Suzie Boss | Nov. 17, 2010

Economic Development

Youth Entrepreneurship in Africa

How do we promote bottom-up entrepreneurship in emerging economies?

By Reeta Roy | Oct. 28, 2010


A Toolbox for Change: the Social Capital Markets Conference

Instead of the profit/nonprofit distinction, individuals should ask themselves: Who is the target beneficiary and what are the best products/services that can be provided?

By Perla Ni | 3 | Oct. 15, 2010

Global Issues

Upping the Ante: a Report from the Clinton Global Initiative

In its sixth year, GGI is no longer just a former President’s bid to stay relevant.

By Marcia Stepanek | Oct. 1, 2010

Corporate Philanthropy

Collaborating To Achieve Scaled Impact

How we facilitate collaboration influences breakthroughs in innovation and scale.

By Reeta Roy | 2 | Sep. 23, 2010


This Old Green House

By Suzie Boss | 1 | Sep. 13, 2010

Social Entrepreneurship

Monk, Architect, Diplomat

By Mark Albion | 8 | Sep. 2, 2010


Unitus, We Stand; Divide Us, We Fall

An external agency should review the circumstances surrounding the Unitus decision to terminate its 10-year commitment to microfinance.

By Jonathan C. Lewis | 4 | Sep. 2, 2010

Technology & Design

Digital Job Creation For Youth

We need new ideas and models in digital work that can be scaled to meet global outsourcing demands.

By Reeta Roy | Aug. 26, 2010