Explore stories and news about social innovators within the Stanford GSB alumni community.
Alumni Social Innovators
Entrepreneurs Building Business for Good
- Su started PastureMap in 2014, this app helps ranchers manage their land while improving the environment.
- Two Stanford GSB alumni explain their D.light Design venture, a company specializing in affordable off-grid lighting.
Funders Fueling Social Entrepreneurship
- Don't just feel good about philanthropic gifts, says Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen in her book Giving 2.0. Put your mind to work as well as your heart.
- Jeff Skoll, one of only 20 people who’ve ever given away $1 billion, hopes to engage everyone in the planet’s survival by leveraging the power of Hollywood.
Insights by Stanford GSB
January 16, 2020
Innovations developed at big tech firms could transform the nonprofit world, with a little help from academia.
January 9, 2020
Investments in employees, consumers, communities, and the environment vary widely. A new study reveals this range and the hurdles to measuring success.
January 6, 2020
There’s little evidence that common board best practices lead to better oversight.
In the Media
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