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Latest Stories on Social Impact
June 12, 2013
This column takes a look at an innovative therapy for one of our society’s most serious problems: teen depression.
June 10, 2013
The cofounder of online jewelry retailer Brilliant Earth explains how she built her business.
June 7, 2013
A professor of organizational behavior argues that “human sustainability” may pay off too.
May 28, 2013
The cofounder of Pagatech learns to balance the cultures of two countries and expand access to financial services.
May 20, 2013
Project Healthy Children works with governments and manufacturers to bring fortified foods to people at risk.
May 8, 2013
A study suggests it's many factors, from priorities to putting in fewer hours at work than men.
May 7, 2013
A study of oil rigs shows that a different approach to male-dominated environments can change corporate culture.
May 7, 2013
The cofounder of a microlending outfit says entrepreneurs need to “wake up each day and say, ‘Now what?’”
April 9, 2013
New study finds that low-income, high-achieving students with information about their full range of college opportunities, will apply to selective colleges in larger numbers, attend and graduate.