Three lessons from the field for NGOs pursuing social impact investing.
Detroit’s experiences hint at a model where philanthropy and business routinely supplement and complement government.
Foundations aspiring to make a difference in challenged cities have much to offer beyond grantmaking—if they are willing to embrace new roles that may fall well outside their comfort zones.
Concentrating investments along key corridors in the Motor City can generate market activity, but more effort must be made to create self-sustaining momentum that propels communities toward broader prosperity.
A roundtable discussion on the role that leadership from across sectors played in revitalizing Detroit.
The challenges facing the world—issues that affect businesses, government, and civil society in equal part—are too real and too urgent for any sector to go it alone.
Social network analysis may benefit regional conservation efforts in the Texas Hill Country and help mitigate other challenging societal issues.
The 100Kin10 effort to increase the number of STEM teachers in America’s classrooms offers insights into an emerging model for social change.