Thursday, May 23, 2013
This new report by the IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy provides a fresh look at program-related investments and how they are being used by foundations but continue to remain a very small part of the philanthropic toolkit.
Monday, May 13, 2013
"When Odysseus wanted to sail around the island of the Sirens, he stuffed his fellow sailors’ ears with wax and tied himself to the mast. In doing so, he influenced his future decision by wise precaution – and became the first to listen to the enchanting song of the Sirens without steering his ship into the cliffs." The University of Heidelberg's Centre for Social Investment has a new report on how choice architectures may improve decision-making.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
If governments are serious about climate change, a portion of oil and gas reserves of major energy companies would not be usable. Carbon Tracker has done an interesting analysis of this issue.
Thursday, May 2, 2013
This legislative attempt to simply increase the capital requirements for the large U.S. banks will probably go no where. Socializing risk and privatizing profits. Will the story ever change?
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
This SIB guide for service providers by Megan Golden is a great addition to the SIB field.