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A worker carries a stack of clothes in a garment factory | Reuters/Andrew Biraj
October 31, 2016
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How Big Brands Can Cultivate Ethical Suppliers

To ensure that contract manufacturers act responsibly, employ a mix of strategies — and don’t skimp.
Insights and ideas on the management and leadership of nonprofit organizations.

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A vendor selling Tea Party flags | Reuters/Brian Snyder
July 15, 2016
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How Racial Threat Has Galvanized the Tea Party

New research explores the link between racial animosity and the Tea Party movement.

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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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Carl Bass, president and CEO of Autodesk says design thinking could help us solve chronic social problems.
October 19, 2014
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Chris Librie describes Hewlett-Packard’s impact on the global social sector and the corporation’s commitment to social responsibility.
October 10, 2014
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Sarah Soule: How Activism Can Fuel Corporate Social Responsibility

Activism has catalyzed progress, but companies can be slow to evolve. How can activists know that their efforts matter? And what is the evidence that their work makes a difference?
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Stanford Social Innovation Review
Could California's cap-and-trade system be a model to cut greenhouse gas emissions?