The experience of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves in accelerating investment, collective action, profitability, and impact provides lessons for other impact industries attempting to do the same in base of the pyramid markets across the developing world.
Scaling Innovative ways nonprofits can increase their reach and social impact
Five years ago, Bill Drayton described the emergence of a new organizational model for the social sector. Recent research highlights its promise.
Platforms that provide a way for patients, caregivers, and health care staff to share stories and develop solutions across the health system are disrupting traditional hierarchies in medicine.
To curb rising inequality, global leaders must work together to stop the flow of illicit wealth and mitigate tax avoidance.
Throughout the nonprofit sector, scaling is viewed as a cardinal imperative. But a surprising number of organizations are not (or not yet) equipped to expand their impact. Is your organization truly ready to scale? Here is a tool to help you find out.
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.
Two approaches for nonprofits that want to work effectively with the government in India.
Little Free Libraries draw neighbors together on street corners, on school campuses, and in police stations.
How embracing uncertainty can help cultivate Canada’s social R&D ecosystem.
How successful Indian nonprofits reduce costs while extending impact, even when scarcity abounds.
Without bringing more rigor and resources to scaling impact efforts, the do-good industry will never make the exponential leaps needed to bring social innovations to millions of people.
Philanthropy is poised for a grand transformation, but it will require a lot of investment, capacity building, and experimentation to get it right.
The former chief innovation officer at USAID outlines a way for social sector organizations and funders to build innovation into their DNA.
By pooling money, individuals who may otherwise feel powerless are attempting to address imbalances of wealth and influence in the social sector.
Three considerations for Asia-Pacific foundations embarking on impact investing journeys.