Consumers say they want to purchase ethically, but selective memory gets in the way of their decisions.
Employees are willing to make sacrifices to participate in social-impact projects, partly because they see them as opportunities for career advancement.
NASA motivated employees by making a connection between their everyday work and the agency’s loftiest goal.
Charitable givers see their decisions as subjective and view “effectiveness” as one among many criteria that should guide their donations.
While old foundations typically support traditional public-school institutions, new foundations are seeking to reshape or bypass them.
An educational collaboration between a literacy program for public schools and the government of Punjab, India, struggles with accountability and political support.
Research shows that foundations are motivated by impact in their grantmaking.
Foundations are shifting their higher-education funding to outside organizations that promote initiatives they favor.
Social enterprises must navigate the contradictory pulls of social and for-profit goals without tipping too far to one side.
For-profits and nonprofits play different roles in bidding for international development contracts.