Three guiding principles for NGOs looking to find where they best fit within government-run systems and ensure long-term impact.
Government Innovative public sector policies and programs
A look at how social impact bonds differ between projects and geographies, and how those differences impact practical implementation.
Growing confusion about impact investing's key principles and practices has it headed for a fall.
We’re in big trouble if complicated, expensive schemes like these are what it takes to get big funders to fund for impact.
How foundations, nonprofits, and others can effectively convey—and convince policymakers to support—their programs and proposals for social change.
A new French law is about to revamp the country’s civil code and its 200-year-old definition of the corporate purpose.
Nonprofits need a strategy to ensure that public dollars don’t put them in the red.
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.
Global aid agencies must shift from just agreeing to “go local” to preparing development experts for the task.
As more cross-sector collaborations gain traction, we must understand what it takes to keep them running over the long term and ensure that progress continues despite changes in leadership.
Businesses in East Asia cross boundaries and create alliances to solve complex social problems that the world has never experienced before.
From emphasizing the importance of a data culture to exhorting people to “move thoughtfully and improve things,” nonprofit leaders, funders, scholars, and technologists at SSIR's 2019 Data on Purpose Conference provided deep insights into surviving and thriving in an increasingly digital world.
A new class of innovators is advancing the public good by figuring out what people actually need and then testing, improving, and scaling solutions that may already be out there. Here are the four elements of their method.
As society looks to the business world to solve the most pressing social and environmental issues, corporations are changing the way they are structured to fulfill their duties and new responsibilities.