We are still falling short on girls’ education globally. It’s time for a new approach.
A collection of our articles highlighting environmental issues and climate change innovation.
Investments in discovering and developing new solutions to address climate change are woefully low and have even been falling. Sarah Kearney and Scott Burger discuss how can philanthropists help.
Philanthropists and other impact investors play a critical role in funding risky, early-stage startups developing science-based solutions to climate change.
To prevent drastic climate change, philanthropists must invest more in nascent solutions ignored by traditional capital markets.
Universities should redesign their core functions while also courting emerging and underserved markets.
Our ability to track and report is accelerating, resulting in a proliferation of measures. It’s time to focus more effort on understanding how those measures can be used to change complex social systems.
Colombia’s Comfama has brought critical economic and social services to Medellín. Can this public-private hybrid continue to bolster the country’s growing middle class?
The Rockefeller Foundation’s “scan and search” approach casts a wide net to identify the issues it’s best suited to tackle.
Swades Foundation is working to break nonprofit community development efforts out of their silos in India.
Large-scale social change requires broad cross-sector coordination, not the isolated intervention of individual organizations.
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.
A new approach that builds relevant marketplace, entrepreneurship, and health care skills is needed.
Fair Trade-certified coffee is growing in sales, but strict certification requirements are resulting in uneven economic advantages for coffee growers and lower quality coffee for consumers.
Activating the entrepreneurial mindset in young people is critical to their future success and breaking down structural inequities in communities.