A specially designed food cart that combines high social impact with reduced environmental impact.
In the Netherlands, a modest experiment in welfare policy taps into a very big idea: universal basic income.
RippleWorks helps entrepreneurs in the developing world tap the expertise of executives and engineers from Silicon Valley.
An online platform for “microbonds” promises to make it easier for people to invest public works projects.
Several ventures now under way in developing countries show how networks of connected machines can drive economic growth.
A system that combines software and sensors promises to improve farmers’ ability to manage, conserve, and lease water.
New tools and practices are helping low-income Americans use rent payments to build up their financial profile.
Listening closely to users has enabled developers to create digital tools that support responses to the recent Ebola outbreak.
A group in Lebanon deploys a wide range of methods—from mobile apps to street theater—to thwart bribe-taking by officials.
In a classic leapfrogging initiative, Libya has enabled its citizens to complete voter registration via digital messaging technology.