To build support for progressive immigration reform in the United States, advocates must turn away from “us versus them” framing, and toward language that emphasizes shared humanity, collective prosperity, and the country’s distinct identity as a “nation of immigrants.”
Economic Development Social innovations that improve the living standards of the poor
Building truly inclusive economies requires that leaders broaden their understanding of gender and the many different ways gender identity can affect inclusion.
Rethinking traditional impact investment products offers a path forward for nonprofit organizations seeking greater access to capital.
A reading list of some of our favorite articles on women, girls, and gender equality.
While people in the Western world often assume that extended families in developing countries are oppressive to women who marry into them, family support can actually enable women to take on paying jobs outside the home.
An ambitious community project is helping Amsterdam’s newest residents find both dignified work and a social network.
San Francisco’s Free City program covers tuition at its community college through a real estate transaction tax.
Before Africa can reap the benefits of artificial intelligence, African governments, investors, and NGOs must train workers for complex tasks, and reform laws and education to meet the demands of tomorrow’s economy.
Viewing social and economic development as a series of interpersonal interactions can help us understand why development outcomes sometimes diverge from policy goals, and how gendered interactions shape social and economic development.
Social enterprises in India are using restorative and regenerative, circular economy principles to address the deep-seated sustainable development challenges.
Shannon Revels met a teacher in prison who listened to his ideas, demonstrating a willingness to engage that Revels paid forward at his employment agency and on the job. Part of a series produced for SSIR with the support of the Hewlett Foundation.
Strategies for successfully filling the skills gap for companies, and helping millions of unemployed youth and others find jobs.
By focusing on four critical aspects of land rights, businesses can not only manage risks, but also do a great deal of global good while strengthening their bottom lines.
Corporate programs that focus on women’s economic empowerment need to incorporate women-centered, context-specific design and business-aligned measurement from the start.