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  • At the 2013 Stanford Center for Social Innovation’s 2013 Conradin Von Gugelberg Memorial Lecture, Nichols addresses CA's cap-and-trade system and what it means for our environment.

    Featuring Mary Nichols
  • Ridwan Djamaluddin speaks on how Indonesia is using technology to deal with climate threats and implementing early warning systems to save lives.

    Featuring Ridwan Djamaluddin
  • Havard_professor_Todd_Rogers Organizations are finding that subtle changes in language make a difference in how people vote.

    Featuring Todd Rogers
  • Teachers play a key role in influencing the future not only of students, but of the country and world as a whole. What contributes to teacher effectiveness?

    Featuring a Global Education Conference panel | 1
  • Educators, administrators, academics, business people, and politicians talk about potential solutions, what’s working, and what isn’t.

    Featuring a Global Education Conference panel
  • Todd Park on the need for social innovation in health care. Park discusses how methods of efficiency developed in industries outside of health care need to be brought in to rework the health care industry.

    Featuring Todd Park | 1
  • Daniel Kreeger on social responsibility and federal responsibility with respect to climate change. Daniel Kreeger, Executive Director of the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO), outlines the relatively new position of Climate Change Officer.

    Featuring Daniel Kreeger
  • In this panel discussion we hear from senior government energy and technology officials on what’s up and coming with respect to environmental responsibility.

    Featuring Dan Reicher, Arun Majumdar, and Aneesh Chopra
  • Former FDA Commissioner David Kessler on the need for socially responsible companies in the food industry. Former FDA Commissioner David Kessler discusses how we define the cultural norm for food consumption and what role our government should play in regulating food companies.

    Featuring David Kessler
  • CDC Deputy Director for Policy and Communication Donald Shriber discusses taking on global health CDC Deputy Director for Policy and Communication Donald Shriber speaks about how the agency coordinates and manages its efforts and resources to respond to emerging threats to global health.

    Featuring Donald Shriber


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  • Innovation is all the rage. In this complimentary webinar, academic scholars and nonprofit leaders Seelos, Mair, May, and Joseph will examine…

    Christian Seelos, Johanna Mair, Maria May, & Jessica “Kippy” Joseph
  • Join us to explore how to address the next phase in the collective impact dialogue, complexity, and create an intentional process that allows…

    John Kania, Blair Taylor, & Mark Cabaj
  • To become more effective, nonprofits and foundations are turning to various sources for advice. Some look to experts, others turn to…

    Fay Twersky, Phil Buchanan, & Valerie Threlfall
  • Social Impact Bonds increasingly are being adopted with the idea that one way to fund successful social service programs is to raise capital…

    Tracy Palandjian & Sonal Shah