Topic: The Rockefeller Foundation
Author and PopTech executive director Andrew Zolli says the ability of people and institutions to bounce back from challenges will be needed more and more. It can be learned, as he found out in his own life.
Tony Elumelu, who has become one of Africa’s most prominent philanthropists, calls his idea 'Africacapitalism' – an African-run effort that uses business concepts to fight poverty.
Neighborland, a New Orleans-based start up focused on citizen participation, hopes that its unique twist on social networking will help bring neighbors back together.
Difference Maker Tri Mumpuni Iskandar builds small hydro plants to bring electricity to Indonesian villages
A petite entrepreneur wants to bring hydropower to the 90 million Indonesians without electricity.
10/10/2011 01:28 pm
A new social-impact rating system promises to tell socially responsible investors where their money can best be used. The mix of philanthropy and finance is called 'impact investing.'
09/24/2011 10:00 am
How the Giving Pledge, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett's quest to get billionaires to donate half their wealth to charity, will impact philanthropy and the world's needy.
11/20/2010 10:48 am
The Coopa-Roca co-op, in one of Rio's poorest neighborhoods, sews high-fashion garments for international labels and designers.
01/11/2010 09:29 am
Decades of progress in food security have been reversed. The long-term solution is more investment in agriculture.
10/14/2009 01:00 am
The Asian Development Bank says the cost of inaction could be severe for the region's agrarian-based economies and rapidly growing coastal cities.
04/28/2009 01:00 am
Shrinking glaciers mean longer hikes to water flocks
01/21/2009 12:00 am