NovoNutrients uses bacteria to convert CO2 and other industrial emissions into fish food.
AI4ALL’s summer programs for high schoolers aim to increase diversity in the growing field of artificial intelligence.
India’s first women clerics are working to challenge entrenched Muslim gender norms.
NGO Aktion Courage spurs students’ activist energy to promote antiracist programming across Germany.
Green Schoolyards America connects ecological innovation with education, equity, and community engagement.
Auticon aims to change society’s perception of people on the autism spectrum for the benefit of businesses and employees alike.
After the 1986 Chernobyl disaster, the “energy rebels” of Schönau, Germany, launched a grassroots revolution in the Black Forest to take control of their community’s power. Their creation, EWS, not only triggered the country’s transition to renewable energy but also demonstrated the need for grassroots democratic control of energy production.
Puerto Ricans put their foot down against the vestiges of colonialism as climate change hits.
Effective communication is not simply about getting your message out. It requires you to strategically tap into what shapes people’s feelings and values. Here we share five principles pulled from social science that will help you connect your work to what people care most about.
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.
In fields as diverse as healthcare and social services, training employees in empathy translates into lower burnout, better outcomes, and economic benefits. Part of a series produced for SSIR with the support of the Hewlett Foundation.
Lessons from the voter turnout series, a collaboration between the Hewlett Foundation and SSIR.