Too often impact investors park customer insight at the door when focused on projects in poor communities. These approaches can help them learn what their target consumers really want. Part of a series produced for SSIR with the support of the Hewlett Foundation.
Four ways companies seeking to align their corporate strategies and business processes with the Sustainable Development Goals can foster social innovation from within.
Reflections on a 50-year partnership between an international NGO and multi-national corporation, and why working together in true partnership is the only way to meet the Sustainable Development Goals.
There’s a vast missed opportunity to use DAFs for making impact investments in support of market-based solutions to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Corporate programs that focus on women’s economic empowerment need to incorporate women-centered, context-specific design and business-aligned measurement from the start.
An international roster of donors has dispersed billions of dollars since 2000 to address social issues targeted by the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Their efforts highlight four ways that big bets can achieve big social change.
Progress in dealing with the problem of climate change will require that the institutions of government, business, and community work not in isolation from each other, let alone at cross-purposes, but by reinforcing each other’s efforts through consolidation.