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Individual Giving

The $338 Million Ebola Giving Gap

Why corporate and individual giving to fight Ebola lags far behind that of other crises, and how to unlock more dollars.

By Vicky Hausman & Sylvia Warren | 1 | Nov. 12, 2014
 
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Global Issues

Global Problem Solving Without the Globaloney

It’s time to put an end to the “flat world” thinking that guides the work of all too many social change organizations.
By Pankaj Ghemawat | 3 | Aug. 13, 2014
 

Government

Beyond Aid

As leaders across sectors convene to discuss the new global agenda, the opportunity to collaborate on a new breed of large-scale development projects known as innovative financing has never been brighter.

By Angela Rastegar Campbell | Mar. 25, 2014
 

Environment

Climate Change: What Is Our Goal?

It’s time to restructure the climate problem from averting a distant global catastrophe to minimizing collective suffering.

By Amy Luers & Leonard Sklar | Dec. 9, 2013
 

Health

Lessons in Forging Global Change

The successful 15-year campaign to eliminate mercury-based medical devices provides lessons for others creating large-scale social change.
 
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Business

Insuring a More Resilient Society

By quantifying catastrophe risk, we can help society better manage it, and make the world safer and more resilient.

By Hemant Shah | 1 | Oct. 11, 2013
 
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Social Entrepreneurship

CauseFests: Philanthropy’s New Marketplace

A report from the 2013 Clinton Global Initiative and Social Good Summit—the trading floors of the new philanthrocapitalism.

By Marcia Stepanek | 1 | Sep. 26, 2013
 

Socially Responsible Business

Achieving a New Global Corporate Consciousness

A look at the 2013 Global Corporate Sustainability Report and the progress of companies around the world to incorporate responsible practices into their strategies.

By Georg Kell | 1 | Sep. 5, 2013
 

Nonprofit Management

Embracing the Paradoxes of Innovation

Innovation is necessary to further social progress, and yet the challenges and paradoxes inherent in the endeavor cannot be avoided.
By Zia Khan & Kippy Joseph | May. 15, 2013
 
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Government

Transforming Multilateralism: Innovation on a Global Stage

The Open Government Partnership seeks to build more transparent, effective, and accountable governments that empower citizens and respond to their democratic aspirations.
By Jeremy M. Weinstein | Feb. 21, 2013