The Sustainability in Prisons Project is helping US prisons reduce their operating costs and providing ex-cons a pathway to green jobs.
PopTech has evolved from an annual technology gathering to a social innovation accelerator that curates international conferences, initiatives, labs, and fellowships. Can it live up to its ambitions?
The nonprofit Fight for Peace uses boxing to create a dialogue with hard-to-reach urban youth.
Emory and Chris Rose are members of a multi-issue nonprofit—SOCM—that tackles health, employment, and environmental issues in the isolated and often struggling coalfield communities of Tennessee.
The Chinese government's new five-year plan calls for increasing the energy efficiency of new buildings.
PopTech, the annual three-day meeting of innovators and do-gooders is a cynicism breaker.
The Personal Democracy Forum revealed that 2011 is a watershed moment for work at the intersection of politics, government, and technology.
The second son of the former Libyan president wrote a dissertation entitled “The Role of Civil Society in the Democratization of Global Governance Institutions: ..."
Break Away connects campuses and communities to promote service-learning trips that inspire lifelong citizenship.
At a conference last week of leaders in microfinance, attendees focused on the nitty-gritty of the social impact of microlending, and the results of the discussions were both sobering and startling.
How texting became young donors’ preferred way to make charitable donations.
Upwardly Global places skilled immigrants in jobs worthy of their talents.