Rather than focusing so much effort on creating services that are “innovative,” nonprofits need to develop a more sales-driven approach to social change.
Omidyar Network has built a framework for pursuing investment opportunities that takes into account not only firm-level impact but also market-level impact.
Organizations often stumble when it comes to turning innovation into impact. Here’s a guide to diagnosing and preventing several “pathologies” that underlie this failure.
The key to creating a vibrant and sustainable company is to find ways to get all employees personally engaged in day-to-day corporate sustainability efforts.
By transforming municipal volunteering programs into “impact volunteering” efforts, leaders and citizens can lay a foundation for civic renewal.
Philanthropists should create collaborative relationships with grantees that cultivate critical thinking, learning, and adaptation.
How nonprofits and social businesses can use data to inform decision-making and evaluate performance.
In more and more cases, prize competitions provide recipients with resources to pursue their work even before they complete a proposed project.
Touting products like LEDs and recycled plastic packaging as “green” is misleading, because it fails to account for their effects on markets and consumer behavior and for the resulting environmental consequences.