Seven lessons for walking the tight rope between social welfare and business.
Business Innovative ways to enhance corporate social responsibility
Truly improving children’s educational outcomes at scale requires unorthodox approaches. One promising yet largely neglected approach is to systematically leverage the private sector’s agenda.
Investors need to better educate themselves about the local context in which their funds are deployed.
Policymakers need new interventions to help companies change the way they source talent.
The B Corp movement has pushed a powerful model of socially responsible business that has the potential to advance human rights. But it has so far failed to engage human rights advocates—to its detriment.
One of the fastest-growing corporate citizenship programs is skills-based volunteering—in which a team of corporate employees works for an extended period of time to help a nonprofit solve a complex operational problem.
Investors looking for data on social impact should start by helping investees deliver a compelling value proposition.
Corporate sustainability leaders can turn challenges into opportunities for society and companies alike.
Communities and the social sector both stand to gain when nonprofits acquire existing for-profits.
Steve Schwartz of Upaya Social Ventures, Meg Garlinghouse of LinkedIn for Good, and Corey Marshall and Splunk4Good look at real-life examples of Silicon Valley companies that are helping social sector organizations use data more effectively.
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.
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.
Wicked Problems explores characteristics of and approaches to today's most complex social issues.
Understanding the strategies needed to catalyze cultural change, as well as the advantages and limits of benefit corporations, are critical in guiding enterprises to inspire social good.