Ideas

Essays, Op-Eds, Interviews and News

November 11, 2015
What is the Role of Business in Society?
by Jay Coen Gilbert | McNulty Prize Winner

Capitalism is failing to live up to its unique promise. Fortunately, we are in the early stages of a great re-balancing.

November 11, 2015
Walter Isaacson Interviews McNulty Prize Winner B Lab

The Aspen Institute and McNulty Foundation announce co-founders of B Lab as the 8th annual McNulty Prize Winners.

October 29, 2015
Just Say No' Doesn't Work for the Ocean, Either
by Brett Jenks | McNulty Prize Laureate

There’s no reason for marine protection to come at the cost of the people who most depend on the ocean.

October 27, 2015
Matching Young People & Employers on a Large Scale
by Nicola Galombik | McNulty Prize Laureate

If young South Africans keep their first jobs, they have a high chance of staying employed the rest of their lives.

October 22, 2015
Finally, A Sustainable Way to Fight Malnutrition
by Gisela Sánchez | McNulty Prize Laureate

On the Aspen Institute Blog, Gisela explains how her venture is helping to eradicate world hunger.

September 28, 2015
Patrick Awuah named a MacArthur Fellow
by MacArthur Foundation

McNulty Prize winner Patrick Awuah honored for his efforts to reform society through higher education.

November 12, 2014
What Poverty Is and What It Isn't
by Réjane Woodroffe | McNulty Prize Winner

In South Africa, freedom and democracy are under threat from challenges of poverty, growing inequality and unemployment.

November 12, 2014
Dele Olojede interviews Réjane Woodroffe at the 2014 McNulty Prize Awarding

The Aspen Institute and McNulty Foundation announce South African innovator Réjane Woodroffe as the 7th annual Winner.

November 06, 2013
How a Small Financial Institution Spurred Progress in the South
by Former Governor William Winter

Former Gov. of Mississippi William Winter on how Hope Credit Union reaches the unbanked through its financial services.

1 2 3 4 5