Most global development programs still segment people by demographics when trying to change their behavior. We must learn from the private sector and segment people based on the reasons behind their actions, so that we can talk to them in ways they will listen.
As government and philanthropic funding becomes unpredictable and markets evolve, some nonprofits can succeed with social enterprise. An innovative NeighborWorks America program shows them how to do it.
We need more risk-takers and innovators who can offer end-to-end support to smallholder farmers facing climate vulnerabilities and other challenges.
Many media companies are using algorithms this US election year that are having the effect of accentuating people’s differences and stoking their fears. Is it time for social innovators to build new tools that help promote a more tempered, consensus-based discourse?