By Eric Nee It’s time for socially responsible business leaders to pay higher wages and offer better benefits.
By Corey Binns Alia, the new online benefits tool from National Domestic Workers Alliance, helps house cleaners accrue contributions from their clients to purchase insurance and receive paid time off.
By Camila Cornejo Schilling Solubag’s founders want to emulate the feel of single-use plastic bags while leaving no trace.
By Cara Tabachnick Project Solidify, a collaborative two-year-long effort started by the European Forum for Urban Security, aims to assist in the implementation and sustainability of supervised injection sites throughout Europe.
By James Gaines Supported by the nonprofit U.S. Endowment for Forestry & Communities, Restoration Fuels will turn wood scraps into a substitute for coal, potentially providing energy, jobs, and even environmental benefits.
By Jeanne Carstensen Proactiva Open Arms’ greatest threat to its rescue mission may not be the rough Mediterranean seas but European governments fearful of migrants seeking refuge in their countries.
By Kathy O. Brozek Iroquois Valley Farms’ impact investment model ushers in a new era for farmers looking to create a sustainable future.
By Alicia Clegg The digital app GoodSAM transforms emergency medical care through its crowdsourcing network of first responders.
By Tana Ganeva The Bail Project began as a simple idea by Bronx public defenders to set up a fund to protect their clients from the ravages of an unfair system. Now their advocacy is part of a vanguard to overhaul US criminal justice.
By Tara McGuinness & Anne-Marie Slaughter A new class of innovators is advancing the public good by figuring out what people actually need and then testing, improving, and scaling solutions that may already be out there. Here are the four elements of their method.