From Doing Good to Being Good: The Movement for Nonprofit Social Responsibility

Nonprofits today are expected to go beyond their missions to adopt a wider set of commitments and values. This movement is remaking the sector in surprising ways.

Nonprofits worldwide have come under a sweeping movement for social responsibility. They are now engaging in all manner of prosocial activities that go well beyond their primary missions. Diversifying their boards by gender and race, paying their suppliers a fair wage, reducing their environmental footprint, and lending their voice to social causes from #MeToo to Black Lives Matter are just a few trappings of this surprising development…