Traditional business models and methodologies won't cut it any longer. We need unconventional, sometimes counterintuitive, approaches that will enable players, who haven't typically collaborated, to identify, to structure and to manage their partnerships, while also solving societal challenges and developing the resulting solutions.The Millennial Survey 2014: Big demands and high expectations Multirational multinationals: The shifting business ethos Business Trends 2014: Business and social impact Introduction: The age of the solution economy On public-private partnerships: A conversation with Ambassador Elizabeth Frawley Bagley Government and the publicly accountable enterprise: How citizens are defining the next age of intervention The responsible and sustainable board Partnerships for the future
Education is one area especially prime to benefit from partnerships that revolutionize how, where, and when we learn. Meanwhile, creative alliances focused on issues ranging from veterans support to public health are also producing exciting results.MOOCs teach corporations about new opportunities The Solution Revolution in education Getting ahead of the "ripple effect": A framework for a water stewardship strategy Put us to work: How businesses can respond to the new job creation imperative Generating consumer demand for clean cookstoves in base-of pyramid markets: Insights for donors and charitable organizations Common good: An interview with Lord Stephen Green, UK Minister for Trade and Investment
Whatever the challenge, the need to attract players with ideas, skills, technologies,
and money is completely upending the way we define value and measure impact.
As a result, new currencies and exchanges are being created to power the solution economy.