In a new blog post on Stanford Social Innovation Review, FSG's Ashish Karamchandani shares lessons from more than a decade of work in India on Market-based Solutions (MBSs) along with 5 key questions for organizations working to build viable businesses that solve social problems.... Read more
In a post on Harvard Business Review, FSG's Mark Kramer, Rishi Agarwal, and Aditi Srinivas examine business' commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and offer advice for companies that are serious about addressing these challenges.
Business today is reconnecting with its core purpose of addressing society’s needs in profitable ways. Some companies are forced into rethinking their “reason for being” from crisis and loss of trust (e.g. Volkswagen... Read more
Many of us want to live in a world free of race-based discrimination and other forms of inequity. Yet evidence abounds that racial identity continues to impact all facets of life in the United States, from... Read more
In response to pressure from employees, customers, and communities, hundreds of companies have announced a purpose. But upon closer examination, the vast majority of these “purposes” have little to do with the companies’ business strategies. It’s not clear how the... Read more