The Human Needs Index offers complex, near-real-time information on how people across the United States use social services.
An online tool called Project Sunroof provides homeowners with a clear picture of whether they should go solar.
Two recent initiatives deploy online learning technology to provide training for social sector professionals on a global scale.
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.