Social innovation has become a critical tool in China's efforts to tackle its social problems.
How the Internet giant Tencent is using its online platform to help increase charitable giving in China.
Detroit has become a source of inspiration and solutions for other challenged American cities and even other municipalities looking for innovative new models of urban governance.
Detroit’s experiences hint at a model where philanthropy and business routinely supplement and complement government.
Foundations aspiring to make a difference in challenged cities have much to offer beyond grantmaking—if they are willing to embrace new roles that may fall well outside their comfort zones.
Concentrating investments along key corridors in the Motor City can generate market activity, but more effort must be made to create self-sustaining momentum that propels communities toward broader prosperity.
A roundtable discussion on the role that leadership from across sectors played in revitalizing Detroit.
Investing in smart strategies and passionate people.
A conversation with Julie Sunderland, founding director of Program Related Investments at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Nudging biotech startups to tackle diseases of the developing world.
The old paradigm of government aid is inadequate. What's needed are innovative solutions that foster sustainable economic growth.
To sustain collective impact, we must bring more rigor to the practice by drawing on lessons from a diverse array of communities to define what truly makes this work unique.
To be effective, collective impact must consider who is engaged, how they work together, and how progress happens.
A report on strategic investing at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.