Ideas Made to Matter Supply Chain

How climate change affects supply chain resilience

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Climate risks are mounting. Here are 5 steps to harden your supply chain and master climate change adaptation.

Feb 11, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Public Policy

Jump-starting the creation of good jobs

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How government R&D still matters, and what makes Rochester, New York special.

Jan 27, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Sustainability

Is the global water crisis also a business opportunity?

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The world needs solutions to its multiple water challenges. Here are four ways private business — and private equity — can play a role.

Jan 9, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Climate Change

The 5 greatest challenges to fighting climate change

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The threat is global, but humans think local.

Dec 27, 2019
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Ideas Made to Matter Venture Capital

How Urban Innovation Fund picks and grows companies

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To compete, the venture capital fund sticks to its thesis, searches for companies solving urban challenges, and customizes success metrics.

Dec 4, 2019
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Ideas Made to Matter Innovation

The 2019 Inclusive Innovation Challenge grand prize winners

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A job-seeking app and an online learning collaboration are among the winners.

Nov 22, 2019
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Ideas Made to Matter Digital Currency

Libra co-creator explains, defends Facebook’s cryptocurrency

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MIT Sloan’s Christian Catalini said Facebook will keep financial and social data separate.

Nov 13, 2019
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Ideas Made to Matter Startups

20 startups using tech to build an inclusive economy

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The companies will compete Nov. 21 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, for a piece of the MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge $1 million grand prize.

Nov 1, 2019
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Ideas Made to Matter Knowledge Management

The standard-setting heroes of global technology

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These three pioneers made quiet contributions to technology and the global economy that can’t be understated. Without their work, nothing works.

Aug 6, 2019
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Ideas Made to Matter Supply Chain

Startups, cities jostle over access to the curb

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The ‘last mile’ offers threats, opportunities for mobility and delivery services — and municipalities hold the keys.

Jun 6, 2019
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