Business Innovative ways to enhance corporate social responsibility
Social innovation will take different forms in different countries. In China, businesses are likely to take the lead.
The Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network makes a business case for protecting Asian elephants.
For-profits and nonprofits play different roles in bidding for international development contracts.
Employee-driven corporate social initiatives promise greater success than standard programs.
When companies take the lead in driving social and environmental change, they position themselves to build deeper bonds, expand their consumer base, and enlist others to amplify their brand message.
By taking on an advising role, an organization can scale a core innovation with less demand on its resources than would be required through direct action alone.
Small data can transform opportunities and quality of life for underserved communities, and help address the biases of big data.
Corporations are ushering in a new age of sustainability by actively transforming the market to make it more sustainable.
For-profit executives use business models—such as "low-cost provider"—as a shorthand way to describe the way companies are built and sustained. Nonprofit executives have not had an equivalent lexicon—until now.
For companies to effectively take a stand on hot-button issues, they must look deep within their organizations to understand how these issues align with their reason for being.
Wicked Problems explores characteristics of and approaches to today's most complex social issues.