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The Resilience Dividend

In The Resilience Dividend, Judith Rodin addresses how individuals, communities, and organizations have built resilience in the aftermath of disasters, and why resilience is an urgent socio-economic issue.


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Blog Posts

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  • Innovative public-private partnerships are essential for ending disease and saving lives in the world’s poorest nations.

    By Sue Desmond-Hellmann
  • A recent convening highlighted progress on setting a “fourth sector” agenda.

    By Heather Grady
  • Our government should be invested with a pride of ownership. But first, we’ve got to recognize, appreciate, and take responsibility for…

    By Paul Vandeventer | 4
  • Creating change requires that organizations effectively communicate their vision in a way that draws in both existing allies and "unusual suspects."

    By Risa Lavizzo-Mourey & Fred Mann | 3
  • How successful large-scale change efforts make relentless day-to-day progress.

    By Joe McCannon & Becky Kanis Margiotta | 2
  • For one Tanzania-based NGO, an open source approach to development is getting results.

    By Gerbert Rieks & Joris de Vries
  • SSIR blogger Abigail Noble is head of Africa and Latin America for the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship and a Global Leadership Fellow with the World Economic Forum. Five steps family offices can take to engage in impact investing.

    By Abigail Noble, Marina Leytes, & Beth deBeer
  • Getting social entrepreneurs in Arab countries to take bigger risks in financing for scale may require that they put more skin in the game.

    By Teresa Chahine & Zeina Farhat | 1
  • Investing in communication—whether you’re selling soda or social change—yields results.

    By Sean Gibbons | 4
  • How a change in perspective is helping one organization bridge the distance between mission and mission accomplished.

    By Carter Roberts | 1


All Podcasts
  • What nonprofits can do to maximize their influence on Twitter and through social media in general.

    Featuring Caroline Barlerin & Sammie Rayner
  • In this podcast, Benjamin describes TOHL’s rise to be a global industry leader in water logistics and infrastructure, and how it has been changing lives in the process.

    Featuring Benjamin Cohen | 1
  • In this audio lecture, Carl Bass, President and CEO of Autodesk, discusses at Social Innovation Summit 2013 the application of design to solve social problems.

    Featuring Carl Bass | 1
  • This podcast, given by Chris Librie - the Senior Director of Strategy and Corporate Affairs at HP, describes the corporation's commitment to social responsibility.

    Featuring Chris Librie
  • After experience in Iraq as a part of the Marine Corps, Jake returned to business school and took on the challenge to alleviate extreme poverty. From this effort, Nuru was launched in 2008.

    Featuring Jake Harriman
  • Give Directly offers a simpler, more personal route of donation - connecting donor to recipient. In this podcast, Paul discusses how technology, a commitment to efficiency, and dedication to improving the donation process on both ends, has made Give Directly a success.

    Featuring Paul Niehaus
  • In this podcast, Professor Sutton overviews his findings in studying methods for successfully scaling excellence and explains the importance of taking a logical and thought out approach to scaling.

    Featuring Robert Sutton
  • Robert Swan, an inspirational speaker who founded 2041 and the first man to walk to both global poles, addresses his audience about the relationship between passion and reaching goals.

    Featuring Robert Swan
  • ENOVA was recently recognized as the winner of Tech Awards 2013 in the Education category for its incredible social impact.

    Featuring Jorge Camil Starr
  • Liesolette Heederick tells us about Nazava Water Filters, winner of Tech Awards 2013 in the Health category for its innovative solution to lack of clean water accessibility in Indonesia.

    Featuring Lieselotte Heederik


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