Thousands of Africans attempt to reach European soil by scaling fences surrounding Spanish cities.
More than ever we are seeing a blurring of the lines between the nonprofit and for-profit sectors—but that is not always a good thing. An introduction to the summer 2015 issue.
There are important lessons to be learned from social enterprises that have failed—an introduction to the spring 2015 issue.
A growing number of Maasai in Kenya are ending female circumcision and replacing it with other coming-of-age rituals.
Innovation comes in different forms, and most of the time it's not disruptive. An introduction to the winter 2015 issue.
The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program has produced more than 3,600 murals throughout the city.
Increased cross-sector collaboration has allowed businesses to use the power of capitalism to solve social problems—an introduction to the fall 2014 issue.
Papua province is the epicenter for HIV/AIDS in Indonesia, the world's fourth largest country.
Leaders of social change organizations should embrace the uncertainty of strategic plans.
A note from the editor on the Spring 2014 issue.
There has been a renewed interest in traditional Indian spiritual practices by Native and other Americans alike.
Stanford Social Innovation Review has a new look that is bolder, more energetic, and more contemporary, reflecting today's social change movement.
Every year nonprofits and government agencies partner to help resettle the more than one million new immigrants to the United States.
Paul Brest and Kelly Born's Up for Debate article on impact investing zeros in on several important issues and offers some controversial conclusions.
NYU's College of Dentristy partnered with the government of the Caribbean island nation of Grenada to fight tooth decay among children.
Many people think that the term “government innovation” is an oxymoron, but innovation does occur in the public sector and the pace is accelerating.
Solnechny Mir (Our Sunny World) is a Russian rehabilitation center that hosts more than 250 children and their families each week.
e-waste recycling in Agbogbloshie provides a livelihood for thousands of people, but it also results in a heavily polluted environment.
The impact investing field is maturing as leaders of social innovation reflect on their experiences and research.
Although new corporate forms like B Corps make it easier to pursue a social mission, it turns out that you don't need one to do so.
Making multi-sector collaborations work—a report from the CECP 2012 Corporate Philanthropy Summit.
Critics of Obamacare have taken away attention from important aspects of the act, such as its focus on keeping people healthy.
As we create new ideas and solutions to society’s problems, we have to be careful not to become too wedded to them and think that they are universally applicable.
As entrepreneurs create more for-profit businesses with strong social missions, the opportunity for socially minded investors to invest in them grows.
The ShoreBank saga provides important lessons for people who believe that for-profit institutions can be used for social change.
Manish Bapna, managing director of World Resources Institute, is helping China manage its environmental problems.
Neal Keny-Guyer believes that wars, earthquakes, and other disasters create opportunities for Mercy Corps to help improve society.
Ever wonder why some nonprofits get all the press? That's the question a pair of sociologists set out to answer, with surprising results.