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SSIR Now! Nov 16, 2017

Check out select articles from this issue below, on topics ranging from the investment gap that threatens our planet to design thinking for higher ed. Digital and All-access subscribers to SSIR can sign-in and read all the content from the Winter 2018 issue now on ssir.orgNot a subscriber? Get access here.​ Read More

By Scott P. Burger, Fiona Murray, Sarah Kearney & Liqian Ma

To stave off drastic climate change, we must invest more in nascent solutions ignored by traditional capital markets. Philanthropists are in a unique position to fund these efforts. Listen to a podcast with the authors. Read More

By Lisa Wang

A collection of our articles highlighting environmental issues and climate change innovation. Read More

By Olivia Leland

A new effort called Co-Impact is bringing together donors from around the world to better identify, align, and support opportunities for systems-level change. Read More

By Matt Plummer & Vlad Nedelea

Start by realizing that a “build-it-and-they-will-come” mindset often fails to reach people in need. Read More

By Stephanie Buck

Mobile technology-driven solutions that aim to create social impact need to invest in customer-centric development and user training.  Read More

By Douglas A. Schuler, Balaji Koka, Rachel Buissereth, & Charlie Card-Childers

Three alternatives to the backbone organization—a fundamental aspect of collective impact efforts—that can help ground collaborations focused on systemic change. Read More

How can an experimental prototype-driven approach reduce risk and lead you to more effective interventions? Register today and find out in this two-part 180-minute e-certification program. This webinar-workshop is produced in conjunction with Stanford d.School’s Designing for Social Systems (DSS) Program. Read More

Data on Purpose is designed for anyone using data—from executive leaders, to data analysts, to those working on data governance—to transform how social sector organizations operate, how they interact with one another, and how they serve constituents. Join us February 15-16, 2018 at Stanford University. Learn more and register. Read More

In Show Me the Impact, authors Sharna Goldseker and Michael Moody discuss how we can make the most of next gen donors’ particular focus on impact. Find more book excerpts and reviews here. Read More

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