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What Have We Learned About Fighting Poverty?

Featuring Asif Saleh, Dean Karlan, Kevin Starr, & Eric Nee 3

Three experts talk about their organizations' experiences tackling poverty, in a panel moderated by SSIR managing editor Eric Nee.

Working in Tension

By Corey Binns

In a hybrid organization, the trade-offs between social and commercial goals are real—and they require careful management.

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The Problem with Fair Trade Coffee

By Colleen Haight 27

Fair Trade-certified coffee is growing in sales, but strict certification requirements are resulting in uneven economic advantages for coffee growers and lower quality coffee for consumers.

What Have We Learned About Fighting Poverty?

Featuring Asif Saleh, Dean Karlan, Kevin Starr, & Eric Nee 3

Three experts talk about their organizations' experiences tackling poverty, in a panel moderated by SSIR managing editor Eric Nee.