This extract from the new book 'The Systems Work of Social Change' describes the origins of RLabs, one of the world's first mobile counseling platforms.
Emerging social enterprises are providing invaluable 'last-mile' connections with grassroots communities during the pandemic recovery. How can we consolidate their work?
From yarn that makes electricity to AI, apps and wind-powered ships, here are some clever solutions tackling the climate crisis.
Social entrepreneurs have demonstrated that swift action in four priority areas can enhance reach and scale in the difficult to reach 'last mile'.
American firms NAC Architecture and Bernards have used shipping containers to create private apartments in a Los Angeles facility for homeless people.
While much has been written about innovation and business models, we don’t have a playbook for what lies upstream of innovation: imagination.
India's migrant workers were hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. A new project is showing how smart collaboration can deliver impactful support to millions.
The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) asked 1,600 global innovation professionals to rank the 50 most innovative companies in 2021 based on four ket metrics.
The housing deficit is expected to reach 1.6 billion people in 2025, with new and innovative technologies, like 3D printing arising to help tackle it.
The COVID-19 outbreak in India is pushing those who were surviving precariously to breaking point. Artisans face livelihood breakdown unless we act now.
Social innovators are tackling the world’s greatest threats – and by working more collaboratively, are shifting the landscape of the social change sector.
We need to magnify the impact of highly effective local actors, to address today's big global issues.
A group of multinationals, backed by Egypt's government, have created a plastic recovery scheme which rewards informal collectors through digital credits.
Barley crops are under threat from increased droughts and extreme heat, due to climate change. Beer will become increasingly expensive and in short supply as a result.
In Johannesburg, South Africa, an old school bus has been converted into low-cost, zero-waste grocery store to help combat mass hunger in the inner city.