Recent experimentation in global health research and development reveals how nonprofit organizations can explore and potentially attract impact investment.
A closer look at what characterizes an innovation lab can help practitioners, funders, and scholars better understand what labs’ potential and limits might be, as well as better assess the social impact that comes out of the them.
The secret to the sauce is hidden in plain sight.
Two scholars analyze an array of current approaches to gauging whether and how news organizations make a difference in the world.
Leaders at one nonprofit media outlet are advancing a conversation about how best to develop meaningful metrics for journalistic work. Includes magazine extras.
Several ventures now under way in developing countries show how networks of connected machines can drive economic growth.
A system that combines software and sensors promises to improve farmers’ ability to manage, conserve, and lease water.
To counter restrictions on NGO activity, local groups need to reduce their dependence on international financial support.
Instead of building an independent base of expertise, many NGOs in China focus on retaining ties to government agencies.
The real competitive advantage of social enterprise, compared to traditional charities isn’t revenue generation—it’s the ability to focus on fewer things.