Cross-sector ecosystems in Japan use impact investing to solve the country’s greatest social challenges while generating financial returns.
Entrepreneur support programs are popular among donors, but many fail to incorporate rigorous research on the most effective ways to help businesses grow. Insights from current academic literature can help improve program design.
Growing confusion about impact investing's key principles and practices has it headed for a fall.
Shannon Revels met a teacher in prison who listened to his ideas, demonstrating a willingness to engage that Revels paid forward at his employment agency and on the job. Part of a series produced for SSIR with the support of the Hewlett Foundation.
Strategies for successfully filling the skills gap for companies, and helping millions of unemployed youth and others find jobs.
By focusing on four critical aspects of land rights, businesses can not only manage risks, but also do a great deal of global good while strengthening their bottom lines.
Corporate programs that focus on women’s economic empowerment need to incorporate women-centered, context-specific design and business-aligned measurement from the start.