Organizations often stumble when it comes to turning innovation into impact. Here’s a guide to diagnosing and preventing several “pathologies” that underlie this failure.
The key to creating a vibrant and sustainable company is to find ways to get all employees personally engaged in day-to-day corporate sustainability efforts.
By transforming municipal volunteering programs into “impact volunteering” efforts, leaders and citizens can lay a foundation for civic renewal.
Philanthropists should create collaborative relationships with grantees that cultivate critical thinking, learning, and adaptation.
How nonprofits and social businesses can use data to inform decision-making and evaluate performance.
In more and more cases, prize competitions provide recipients with resources to pursue their work even before they complete a proposed project.
Touting products like LEDs and recycled plastic packaging as “green” is misleading, because it fails to account for their effects on markets and consumer behavior and for the resulting environmental consequences.
In adopting data-driven practices, leaders must design and implement programs in ways that engage community members directly in the work of social change.
Until recently, both foundations and venture capital firms were wary of directing resources toward education technology startups. Here’s how “blended capital” is expanding the ed-tech field.
Women are seen as less likely to engage in risky behavior and more likely to use money prudently. But this stereotype can lead to discrimination against women.