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Sir Ronal Cohen at the Global Speaker Series | Natalie White
March 21, 2016
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How to Connect Social Entrepreneurs to Capital

Impact investing pioneer Sir Ronald Cohen explains how social benefit companies can change the world and still make money.

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Finding the right investment can be tricky |  iStock/JJ Pan
August 25, 2015
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Paul Brest: Making Money While Doing Good

Social impact investing is changing the way philanthropy is done.

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World Bank President Jim Yong Kim says focusing on health care will help improve the lives of the world's poorest. | Reuters/Guadalupe Pardo
January 11, 2016
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How the World Bank President Plans to Eradicate Poverty by 2030

Jim Yong Kim talks about how audacious goals bring real change.

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Habitat CEO Jonathan Reckford helps build a home in Atlanta, Georgia. | Courtesy
October 26, 2015
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How the Habitat for Humanity CEO Moved Beyond Houses

During his tenure, Jonathan Reckford has pushed the nonprofit into advocacy, disaster relief, and sustainability.

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Mother helps daughter with homework during breakfast
August 21, 2015
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An Organization Builds a Technological Bridge Between Parents and Teachers

An innovator looks outside the classroom to reduce the educational achievement gap.

Latest Stories on Social Impact

May 26, 2015
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Paul Auerbach: Lessons from the Disaster Zone

A Stanford doctor who’s worked in Nepal and Haiti explains what leaders should know before the next natural disaster strikes.
May 21, 2015
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Why Social Movements Should Favor Collaboration over Confrontation

What the Nature Conservancy can teach other groups fighting for social change.
May 5, 2015
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Six Days in Nepal

A Stanford doctor travels to the devastated region as part of the relief effort.
February 5, 2015
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Hiroshima Governor’s Goal: End the Nuclear Threat

How Hidehiko Yuzaki plans to convince the world to abolish nuclear weapons.
February 4, 2015
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Elizabeth Holmes: “I Wasn’t Weighted by Influences That I Couldn’t Do It”

How a college dropout became the youngest self-made woman billionaire.
December 6, 2014
Stanford Social Innovation Review
The head of Twitter for Good shows how nonprofits can reach a wide range of stakeholders and promote awareness.
October 23, 2014
Stanford Social Innovation Review
How to handle the early challenges of starting a social enterprise.
October 23, 2014
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Founder Jake Harriman explains how his nonprofit empowers people to solve a worldwide issue.
October 22, 2014
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Lieselotte Heederik shows how Nazava Water Filters improved health through an affordable and accessible technology.
October 22, 2014
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Potential Engery's cost-efficient cook stove has tackled a combination of social issues.