At SSIR's 2018 Nonprofit Management Institute, civil society leaders shared insight and inspiration for increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion during an era when divisiveness runs through much of the public discourse.
An international roster of donors has dispersed billions of dollars since 2000 to address social issues targeted by the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Their efforts highlight four ways that big bets can achieve big social change.
Funders and others can better support the involvement of those who use social services in service design and implementation. And by doing so, they can generate more meaningful, systems-level impact.
New research indicates that strong stakeholder orientation—when companies’ aim to benefit all parties that could be affected by its success or failure—could help solve inequality by providing competition at the base of the pyramid.
Three considerations for Asia-Pacific foundations embarking on impact investing journeys.
Effective communication is not simply about getting your message out. It requires you to strategically tap into what shapes people’s feelings and values. Here we share five principles pulled from social science that will help you connect your work to what people care most about.
Civil society can act directly to solve critical problems, but its indirect effect might be just as important: allowing individuals to participate, collaborate, and—in the process—develop into citizens capable of upholding democracy.
Business’s capacity to transform society is only as great as the schools that train its future leaders. This demands that business schools reform their vision to promote values of business serving society in order for students to see business as a true calling rather than simply a career. Here is a blueprint for management education in the 21st century.
There is more to the story of the Johnson Amendment than is generally being presented to the nonprofit community.
New research shows there are clear benefits to strengthening the complex environments that enable place-based innovation.