Few large international nongovernmental organizations have a way to comprehensively measure their long-term impact in the social sector. One INGO, however, recently developed a highly effective approach that does just that and provides insights on how the organization might boost the impact of its programs.
A revolution in philanthropy is brewing, driven by Silicon Valley’s young tech billionaires. Their approach—which emphasizes data, transparency, speed, and impact—could mark a new chapter in philanthropic giving.
School districts must close the gap between the engaging, relevant, and hands-on training that teachers and administrators want and the reality of disengagement with collaborative training on the ground.
BCG’s Sustainable Economic Development Assessment evaluates how effectively countries convert wealth into well-being relative to other countries—and raises important questions in the field of development.
Applying business principles to social problems can significantly increase the efficiency, effectiveness, and financial sustainability of the solutions. Social businesses, which bridge the business and social sectors, offer lessons in delivering social impact alongside commercial benefits.
With their focus on social impact and self-sustainability, social businesses can theoretically provide solutions to almost any social problem. BCG examines ten to understand their efficiency, effectiveness, and financial stability.