Last year, the development nonprofit Evidence Action did something remarkable: It stopped fundraising for one of its programs because it had conducted a study that suggested it was less effective than it had thought. The program was called No Lean Season. It built on evidence … [Read more...] about Why it’s a good thing that this charity cancelled one of its poverty programs
We know decision fatigue is an issue: Essentially it's what happens when we are faced with too many choices, either over a period of time or all at once. And as studies have shown, when we are overwhelmed, we are unable to think through our decisions, and often act irrationally … [Read more...] about These 3 simple habits will help you stress less about money
It’s a familiar story seen in countries around the world: even while a nation’s economy is growing, marginalized communities aren’t benefitting from any of the fruits of that growth in their daily lives. Such is the case in New Zealand where wealth disparity is on the rise … [Read more...] about New Zealand unveils world’s first ‘wellbeing’ budget to help the vulnerable
If you were to ask the average American worker what the top priority for the company they work is, they’d likely tell you their employer cares most about its shareholders, then at a distant second, its customers. The workers themselves come last. That’s what Just Capital, an … [Read more...] about How does your company rank when it comes to employee treatment?
Carbon capture technology has long been hailed as one of the best tools we have for combatting climate change, but without a tangible product to sell, the economics of carbon-removing projects has been fuzzy and unappealing for investors. These days, however, the economic and … [Read more...] about The case for investing in direct air capture technology is clearer than ever