On this Earth Day, Amory Lovins, architect of the energy efficiency field, reflects on the power of applied hope.
Journalist Mehmet Atakan Foça started Teyit (“confirmation” in Turkish) in 2016 to address misinformation propagated by media organizations and social media users. We spoke with him this week to learn
Journalist and social entrepreneur Mehmet Atakan Foça shares how the pandemic has made the problem of misinformation visible to everyone.
How a Danish-led global movement is combating isolation among the elderly, and adapting fast in the era of social distancing.
Danish social entrepreneur Ole Kassow steers a trishaw in Minnesota in February - he's on the bike ... [+] and Sue and Pernille ride in the front carriage. Sue, left,
Getting the science right in a public heath crisis. Emmanuel Vincent talks with Ashoka's Konstanze ... [+] Frischen. Ashoka Science Feedback is a not-for-profit organization that works with a network of scientists all
For the country's four million garment workers, this is an especially fraught time. But some workers and factories are finding solutions.
Four million women work in Bangladesh's fast fashion factories. Awaj Foundation What are you wearing? There’s a pretty good chance that the shirt on your back or the pants in your closet
Dr. Kongkiat consults with hospital staff in Phuket, Thailand. Hospital OS Kongiat Kespechara is an internist and the founder of Hospital OS, whose open-source management software for hospitals and clinics is in
As the virus spreads, one doctor is raising an army of volunteers to prepare the health infrastructure for the battle of a lifetime.
Small businesses contribute nearly half of the national GDP and employ 47% of the private sector workforce. Read how employee ownership offers a path to economic resiliency.
Alison Lingane is co-founder of Project Equity, a national leader in the movement to harness employee ownership to maintain thriving local business communities, retain selling owners’ legacies, and address income
More than 50,000 immigrants are detained every day in the U.S. in county jails and for-profit prisons. Read how Freedom for Immigrants is working to change this.
Christina Fialho (center) with actors of "Orange Is The New Black," the Netflix hit that featured ... [+] Freedom for Immigrants’ crisis hotline. The hotline was later suspended by ICE,
Open source innovators César García Sáez (top) and David Cuartiellies (right) created Coronavirus ... [+] Makers Forum. Ashoka As hospitals prepare to take in more patients with the coronavirus, they are in