The journey toward greater diversity, equity, and inclusion has no fixed endpoint, but here are a few places to start.
Governance New ideas for building stronger, more engaged boards of directors and other governing bodies
American civil society has a history of and reputation for political independence—and alongside it, accountability, transparency, and governance. But these unique qualities are at risk.
Civil society can act directly to solve critical problems, but its indirect effect might be just as important: allowing individuals to participate, collaborate, and—in the process—develop into citizens capable of upholding democracy.
When Timberland began inviting its partners to join volunteer service days, the result was both good for local communities and good for business.
What lies under the word, “uncollaborative”? Usually, it’s an unaddressed power imbalance.
There are six moments in every organization’s business cycle that are ripe for discussion around how mergers and alliances can advance mission and impact.
To curb rising inequality, global leaders must work together to stop the flow of illicit wealth and mitigate tax avoidance.
Stanford’s Lucy Bernholz moderates a discussion on how social sector organizations can utilize the power of data while integrating critical concerns of security, transparency, and responsible governance into their culture.
Nonprofits benefit when they carefully plan an extended role for founders who step down.
Why global philanthropists can no longer afford to overlook the importance of supporting government capacity in developing countries—and what they can do about it.
Too many organizations ignore or avoid addressing internal conflict. A healthy perspective on disagreement can increase resilience and spur needed innovation.
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.
Bringing non-family members, people with diverse perspectives, and professional advisors into decision-making can help family foundations take greater risks and bolder action toward their missions.
For a foundation board to fulfill its essential duties, ensuring that it benefits from diverse voices, ideas, and perspectives is paramount.