Alternative economic and social investment models that are properly supported by new public policy and investment could help the United States create more equitable access to jobs and wealth.
From emphasizing the importance of a data culture to exhorting people to “move thoughtfully and improve things,” nonprofit leaders, funders, scholars, and technologists at SSIR's 2019 Data on Purpose Conference provided deep insights into surviving and thriving in an increasingly digital world.
Alia, the new online benefits tool from National Domestic Workers Alliance, helps house cleaners accrue contributions from their clients to purchase insurance and receive paid time off.
Solubag’s founders want to emulate the feel of single-use plastic bags while leaving no trace.
Through cross-sector partnerships and identifying ways to meet the needs of the community, China-based Blued is a business success story that also proves to be an asset for LGBTQ rights, ensuring that members’ voices are both heard and visible.
Entrepreneurs have launched a bold new democratic practice to save the environment in China.
Three models for day of service programs, sometimes referred to as hackathons or flash consulting, can deliver community and business impact, while increasing employee engagement and requiring less initial commitment.
There is no single path to successful digital philanthropy in China, but a new study provides six questions that stakeholders should ask themselves as they begin to develop their strategies.
By making data easily verifiable, resistant to alteration, and instantly available to anyone within a network, the incorruptible digital ledgers known as blockchains can help ensure that commercial goods are ethically produced from mine to store.
Employee surveys can help organizations surface fresh perspectives and new thinking while building a culture that rewards curiosity. Part of a series produced for SSIR with the support of the Hewlett Foundation.