Multimedia Interactive, video, and infographics


Test your digital-ed savvy

How many learning apps are downloaded each year? Where is mobile education growing fastest? And what happens when interactive online platforms enter the classroom?


Education to Employment Video

Young people today are three times as likely as their parents to be out of work. Yet many employers can’t find people with the right entry-level skills to fill their jobs. How to close the gap? In this video, McKinsey directors Diana Farrell and Mona Mourshed share insights from our research with 8,000 stakeholders.


The Fair to Good Journey: Louisiana

The Louisiana school system improved its own report card, making the challenging journey from fair performance to good.


Global philanthropy by the numbers

What is the biggest donor country by population? What’s the most money raised through $10 tweets? Who gives more: women or men? The answers may surprise you.


What’s Your Social Q?

Tell us how you would have responded to historical consumer protests and we’ll tell you what kind of consumer you are.


The Crowdfunding landscape

Crowdfunding is revolutionizing everything from charitable giving to microlending. Join actor Edward Norton and Robert Wolfe of CrowdRise, Julia Kurnia of Zidisha and Robert Schiff of McKinsey & Company as they share their thoughts on this dynamic new arena.


An introduction to Social Impact Bonds

There is considerable buzz in the United States about whether a new “pay for success” model of financing social solutions currently being piloted across the Atlantic could work on American soil. Watch this short introduction on Social Impact Bonds.


What Kind of Social Advocate are you?

What’s the best way to support a cause you believe in? Start by playing to your strengths. Our quiz will help identify which of seven types of social advocacy best suits your interests. We also suggest organizations where your style would enable you to have maximum impact. The rest is up to you!


Diagramming a vertical farm

To be truly sustainable, cities must also learn to produce at least a portion of their own food. The Vertical Farm Project estimates that a 30-story, 3 million-square-foot building could easily feed 10,000 city dwellers based on today’s technology.


Does a traditional college education in the US still make sense given the costs and the state of the economy?

Between April and June 2012, hundreds of people weighed in on the debate, offering their opinions, submitting comments, and even changing their minds. Ultimately, 68% of people believe a traditional college education makes sense. Tell us what you think.


The ONE Campaign chairman discusses social innovation

McKinsey’s Lynn Taliento interviews Tom Freston, chairman of the ONE Campaign, about current trends in social innovation—and what’s on the horizon.


Innovate Video Contest

Congratulations and thank you to every organization who participated by submitting a video to the Social Innovation Video Contest. We had close to 150 video submissions from over 30 countries around the world, addressing every type of social challenge. From sanitation to clean water, solar energy to human rights, we received an amazingly diverse and


International Lessons for US Schools

McKinsey led forum on global education policy and the international models that could reform an underperforming American school system.


Infographic: Activists, pundits, quiet followers, oh my

Needs-based segmentation can help non-profits develop more effective, targeted communications and advocacy approaches.

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