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SSIR Now! Sep 3, 2015
By Sarah Murray

Humanity United is pursuing a strategy that combines carrots and sticks—collaboration and activism—to confront human rights abuse in the seafood industry. Includes magazine extras. Read More

By Julia Kramer

To move beyond good intentions, the development paradigm must shift toward collaboration, community involvement, and empowerment. Read More

By Mollie West & Andy Posner

A reminder that getting client and beneficiary feedback—even in the face of competing priorities—is critical to effective program design. Read More

By Genevieve Edens

How creative collaborations worldwide are deploying capital and support for promising social enterprises. Read More

By Jeff Edmondson, Kate Mohan, & Stacey Stewart

Six lessons from a large-scale, cross-sector initiative to improve education. Read More

By Grant Garrison

When companies champion a cause, their efforts often have a “rented” quality. It’s time to ramp up authentic, lasting connections between companies and social impact. Read More

The Nonprofit Management Institute is next week! Register now to attend "Building Resiliency: Yourself, Your Organization, Your Society" at Stanford University. Read More

The social sector's increasing focus on performance-driven frameworks can make it difficult for direct-service organizations to measure their impact. Learn strategies for measuring and communicating the value of frontline work at this SSIR Live! webinar on September 23. Read More

Using data for social change is one of the greatest challenges and opportunities facing the social sector. Watch video recordings of experts from government, nonprofit, business, and academia discussing about the growing proliferation of data in the nonprofit sector. Read More

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Applications are due November 2 for the Executive Program in Social Entrepreneurship, February 7-12, which features curricula tailored to the needs and challenges faced by social entrepreneurs. Stanford MBA faculty will help you refine your mission, address challenges, and broaden your impact. Learn more. 


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This year’s premier convening of social entrepreneurs will take place in Denver, September 16-18. Join hundreds of other leaders in social enterprise to deepen your understanding of key trends, successful strategies, and best practices for developing and growing your social enterprise. Register here!


This October in Miami, the 2015 Independent Sector conference—Embark—won’t just be a unique meeting of bright minds. It will be a rare opportunity where the outcomes can be truly transformative for the entire charitable sector. Register today.