A chief reason for Finnish schools' much-touted success is that, ironically, they have done a better job implementing core business strategies than many explicitly market-based educational models.
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Unless companies commit to measuring impact, their sustainability initiatives will solve only pockets of social problems or have no real impact at all.
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Pierre Omidyar, co-founder of the Omidyar Network, discusses why he is optimistic about the “age of connectedness” and how increased connection has changed basic expectations about how society gets things done.
Pierre Omidyar, co-founder of the Omidyar Network, discusses investing in both for-profit businesses and nonprofit organizations to scale social impact.
Five years after the launch of Big Society Capital, its first CEO takes stock of what the organization has (and hasn’t) achieved.
By pursuing approaches to philanthropy that convey sincerity, companies can reap financial as well as reputational benefits.
The response by US foundations to federal welfare reform in the 1990s illuminates their role in policy development.