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Our Latest Thinking on Social Impact

The role of business in society has evolved. Today, a positive societal impact must be a central component of strategy rather than a byproduct of success. Companies are uniquely positioned to tackle global issues, and embracing that responsibility can bring powerful advantages. Explore BCG’s latest thought leadership on social impact to learn how the growth of your business can benefit your community—and the world.


Featured Insights

Business and Society

BCG’s Center for Climate Action

We partner with clients across the public, private, and social sectors to align their strategy, operations, and stakeholder engagement with a low-carbon world. Our work is supported by BCG’s range of consulting experience across all industries and capabilities, as well as by our expanding reach of brands.

Climate and Environment

Flipping the Script on Climate Action

As technology advances and the costs of unchecked global warming rise, taking aggressive action against climate change has become a winning economic proposition.

Humanitarian Response

Global Health

How Motivation Can Fix Public Systems

BCG’s Abhishek Gopalka takes the TED@BCG stage to share his insight on sparking people's competitive spirit to fix broken public systems.

A Netflix Model Can Make Medical Treatments More Affordable

BCG’s Jean-Manuel Izaret offers a plan to combat the ever-increasing cost of medical care: a subscription-based payment model.

Six Ways to Speed Progress on the Health SDGs

To meet the UN’s health-related Sustainable Development Goals, NGOs and low-income countries will have to do two to four times as much with every dollar that they currently spend.

Economic Development

Finally, Tech Solutions to Economic Development

In Kenya, a smartphone app called iCow tracks the health of cattle for thousands of farmers, at times doubling productivity. In this TED talk, Sarah Cairns-Smith discusses how mobile apps are transforming local economies in sub-Saharan Africa.

Social Impact in United Kingdom

The State of Social Mobility in the UK

The State of Social Mobility in the UK

This report, commissioned by The Sutton Trust, looks at the drivers of social mobility and the future of work, providing an analysis of how trends in the labour market, including automation, are likely to impact on social mobility.

Sustainable Food Systems

BCG on Social Impact

Follow BCG on Social Impact on LinkedIn to explore how organizations are advancing the SDGs and how the growth of your business can benefit society.


Expert Videos

The Business Benefits of Doing Good

The Business Benefits of Doing Good

How Conscious Investors Can Turn up the Heat and Make Companies Change

How Supply Chain Transparency Can Help the Planet

How Motivation Can Fix Public Systems

A Netflix Model Can Make Medical Treatments More Affordable

How to Fix a Broken Education System—Without Any More Money

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