Our Ideas | Blog

Here’s what we know.

We cannot solve the world’s most intractable problems in isolation. As one of the few (and first) seed funders for social entrepreneurs, we see a responsibility to add our ideas and findings to the global conversation—so that others around the world can build upon them and accelerate their potential for impact. We present our own insights as an opportunity for discussion and learning.

 

The Wisdom of Failure

Echoing Green President Cheryl L. Dorsey reflects on her Clinton Global Initiative University panel presentation about turning moments of failure into opportunities. Read more.

Viewpoints on Entrepreneurship and the Forefront

Four Gaps in Social Entrepreneurship

The social enterprise sector has set a tall agenda for itself. Read more.

Forbes' Impact 30

Congrats to the thirty social entrepreneurs featured in Forbes’ Impact 30 list of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs. Echoing Green is thrilled to see six of our Fellows as well as board member Andrew Kassoy on the list of leaders in social change.

2011 New Fellows Retreat

Building community. That is one of the big take-aways from this year’s New Fellows Retreat.

Announcing the 2011 Echoing Green Fellows

Echoing Green is proud to announce the 2011 class of Echoing Green Fellows.

Papers on Entrepreneurship and Purpose

Work on Purpose

Changing the Debate with a Civics Education

With bated breath and many a politico debating and asking the question “what if,” we watched as a deal was struck at the 11th hour to prevent the United States government from shutting down. Crisis averted. But how many of us actually knew why the government could have shut down? How much was really being cut from the budget? But, more importantly, how much are these cuts going to affect us?

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