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A man looking at graffiti  | Reuters/Nacho Doce
September 2, 2015
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How to Make Government Work More Attractive

Vetor Brasil matches leaders with opportunities in the public sector.

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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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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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More Americans are interested in responsible food. | iStock/Joel Carillet
August 4, 2015
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Is the Responsible Food Trend Sustainable?

The organic food movement has momentum, explains an owner of San Francisco grocer Bi-Rite Market.

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Craftspeople are the mainstay of India’s non-farming, rural economy. | Courtesy TOTO Express
July 21, 2015
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A Nonprofit Group Helps Struggling Indian Craftspeople

Innovation fellow creates an artisan’s business-to-business matching platform.

Latest Stories in Social Innovation

September 1, 2007
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A Brand Is a Promise to a Customer

A strong brand personality can help nonprofits attract more support for their mission.
September 1, 2007
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Margaret Neale: Why You Should Make the First Move in a Negotiation

The scholar says acting first gives you more power.
January 1, 2007
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Blueprint Proposed for Wiping Out Disease-bearing Mosquitoes

Research explains how to eliminate the danger of dengue fever and other mosquito-borne diseases.
June 1, 2005
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The Surprising Reason Urban Schools Attract Less Qualified Teachers

New research shows that teachers seeking their first jobs overwhelmingly choose school districts near to where they grew up.
December 1, 2004
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How Do We Work Together on Sustainable Development?

Top U.S. environmentalists note that most Americans are "pro-environment," but the lack of a unified approach hinders progress.
October 1, 2004
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Outsourcing Has No Easy Answers, Say Panelists

Most panelists at the Oct. 9 conference say competitiveness is the key weapon against social inequality and unemployment associated with outsourcing.
March 15, 2003
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Economic Analysis: Debt Relief Doesn't Help Small Countries

Highly indebted poor countries should be targeted not for debt relief but for direct aid that would assist in building social infrastructure.
November 1, 2000
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Peter Löscher: Siemens Needed a New Corporate Ethic

The Siemens AG CEO explains how he helped the company recover from one of the worst scandals in corporate history.