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Research: Urban Emissionscapes

By Alana Conner

The mystery is over: A 10-city comparison of greenhouse gas emissions per capita pinpoints the sources of those emissions.

Real Stories Critical for Giving

By Todd Cohen 1

A powerful tool to engage givers is storytelling – telling stories about people, the problems they face, and the role philanthropy can play in addressing the symptoms and causes of those problems.

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The Entrepreneurial Union

By Amy Wilkinson 7

Freelance workers, whose numbers are growing, are left without health insurance, a retirement plan, or a work community. The Freelancers Union meets these needs.

The Volunteer Boom

By Alana Conner

Nonprofits will soon have more volunteers than they can handle.

John Podesta - Responding to Climate Change

To support environmental sustainability and reduce or even stop the threat of global warming, the first line of defense is to avoid using fossil fuels in the first place. In this university podcast followed by questions from the audience, John Podesta suggests that this can be done by focusing on greater energy efficiency—both at personal and policy levels.

Panel Discussion - Biofuels for Environmental Sustainability

Biofuels offer an environmental sustainability substitute against petrol-based fuels such as gasoline, yet they are still expensive to produce and are causing a steep inflation in food prices the world over. This panel discussion of experts debates the root causes of the increase in food prices, and the need to tackle the economic and political side effects of biofuel production.

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Getting Local: Collaborating With Communities of Color

Featuring Darnell Moore, Coya White Hat-Artichoker, Mauricio Lim Miller & Fresco Steez

Leaders working on issues including public health, human rights, and economic development discuss how nonprofits can do better by treating the people they’re trying to help as partners, not patients.

The Fight to End Cash Bail

By Tana Ganeva

The Bail Project began as a simple idea by Bronx public defenders to set up a fund to protect their clients from the ravages of an unfair system. Now their advocacy is part of a vanguard to overhaul US criminal justice.

Managing for Ambiguity

By Nobuyoshi Ohmuro

Sustainable enterprise is increasingly relying on artful thinking and Eastern philosophy to innovate Western business models for global practice.