Field Report

Profiles of innovative work

Making School New

By Suzie Boss

In and around Pittsburgh, a cross-sector network sponsors approaches to education that blend technology and peer-to-peer collaboration.

The “Better” Bet

By Greg Beato

Ariadne Labs, founded by Atul Gawande, seeks to improve outcomes by getting health-care organizations to adopt proven interventions.

One Day at a Time

By Brandon Keim

An incremental approach to fostering sustainable eating habits is the hallmark of Green Monday, an organization based in Hong Kong.


Leaving People Alone

By Alicia Clegg

Survival International helps tribal societies protect their land—and
their way of life—from encroachment and unwelcome development.

Big Blue Volunteers

By Sarah Murray 2

From Mumbai, India, to Mérida, Mexico, IBM employees are applying
their professional skills to a wide range of social challenges.