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A Revolution Of Outcomes: How Pay-For-Success Contracts Are Changing Public Services

Should governments solicit private capital to fund social projects?<p>Across the country, and around the world, governments have been experimenting with a radical new way of delivering social services. They’ve begun “paying for success.”<p>Pay-for-success (PFS) refers to when governments collaborate with …

Future Cities

Sustainability: From Surviving To Thriving

It is hard for any business leader today to ignore sustainability.<p>Indeed, the latest UN Global Compact–Accenture CEO study found that 97% of the 1,000 CEOs interviewed across 103 countries and 27 industries see sustainability as important to the future success of their business. Moreover, 78% see …

Sustainability

Can Multinational Corporations Be Sustainability Leaders?

How can international corporations like Unilever, Ikea and Nestlé place highly on a list of the most sustainable companies in the world? Could a study that champions the environmental merits of business behemoths like Patagonia, Marks & Spencer, GE, BASF, Nike, Coca-Cola and Walmart really be …

Sustainability

The Biggest Opportunity In Agriculture May Be In Africa, And China Is Seizing It

As the world population surges to 9 billion people by 2050 and demands on the global food supply soar, the greatest opportunity for profits in agriculture may be in Africa. Seventy percent of the world’s uncultivated arable land is on the continent, according to Sara Menker, the founder of Gro …

Agriculture

The business of sustainability: McKinsey Global Survey results

More companies are managing sustainability to improve processes, pursue growth, and add value to their companies rather than focusing on reputation …

Why CIOs Are Made to Be Environmental Sustainability Leaders

No doubt about it: Paying attention to how your company consumes energy and uses resources can improve your bottom line. It can enable new products …

Logistics Of Sustainability

At UPS, sustainability is at the center of all it does. Through advanced technology, an enormous global workforce, alternate fuel vehicles and carbon neutral shipping options, UPS is able to deliver packages around the world, give back to the community and still remain an environmentally friendly …

Sustainability

Can Sustainable Consumerism Work?

Critics of sustainable certification and labeling programs often have fair points, but they miss the bigger picture. Study after study is showing how green consumers are making a difference.<p>As market shares of “green” products grow, so does debate about their true impacts. Certification and …

Using Data in Setting up Your Collective Impact Initiative

Kate Tye, Results Leadership Group Australia, shares some valuable insight on the significant role that data plays in informing your collective …

Philanthropy by design | Marketing Magazine

<b>Carol Morris, general manager at UN LTD, looks at how charities and philanthropic foundations are redesigning themselves in an increasingly crowded</b> …

MBA Careers Pack Social Impact As Schools Hone Corporate Responsibility

The role of business in society has never been greater. The case for corporate responsibility strategies like product innovation, resource efficiency …

Media Release: Call for $100m investment to develop civil society capacity, collaboration and effective social outcomes

April 29, 2015<p>Final report scoping Government’s proposed <i>National Centre for Excellence in Civil Society</i> released today<p>The Centre for Social Impact …

Imagine a happier, healthier, more just Australia

Australian policy makers have become experts at reinventing failure, but charities and not-for-profit organisations are seeking to change the …

Investigating Not for Profit Sector’s Financial Literacy | PBA

Australia’s social economy hub, Pro Bono Australia, has partnered with international tax and advisory firm Grant Thornton to investigate financial …

The power of one

The story of Chen Guangcheng illustrates how a single determined dissident in the Chinese countryside can take on a repressive government—and win<p><b>The</b> …

China

Into the woods

“AND there is a wood called Heyle.” Strange words to spark an epiphany; but it was those, written in crabbed Latin in the huge Coucher Book of Ely, …

East Anglia