What I Learned from a Trump-Supporting Clean Energy Advocate
To make progress on most of our causes , we need the support of people who don’t identify as progressives. But how do we win them over?
March Madness, Burness Style
March Madness has a different meaning at Burness. To celebrate the season, we're recapping a few exciting projects launched this month.
Burgers, Beer, and Social Change: A Journey to Designing for Good
Burness art director Kara Basabe tells the story of her transition from marketing burgers and beer to selling social change.
Harnessing the Power of Caterpillar Saliva
Innovations in agriculture—which have the potential to benefit millions of Americans, our economy and the environment—are under threat.
Top Colleges Unite to Enroll and Graduate More Talented Low-Income Students
Every year, thousands of high-achieving, lower-income students don’t apply to or enroll in college. 50 top colleges and universities are joining forces to change that.
In Africa, Protecting Community Lands Is Good for People, Peace and Profit
Governments, companies and investors benefit when they recognize the land rights of Indigenous Peoples and local communities.
A Health Care Bill Congress Can Agree On
A new law could illuminate a path for how two increasingly divergent and distracted political parties can promote meaningful innovation in health.
Not So Fast? People Are Standing Up for Obamacare and Repeal May Be Slowing Down
The new administration's momentum around repealing the Affordable Care Act has slowed. Here's why that shouldn't surprise us.
Burness Joins “Business Backs Low-Carbon USA”
Burness joins 700 companies in asking President Trump to commit to a low-carbon economy and implement the Paris Climate Agreement.
The Human Cost of Conservation: “Yellowstone Model” Wreaks Havoc Abroad
In the highlands of north-central Guatemala, old-school conservation methods are causing serious problems for indigenous communities who have sustainably harvested and cared for the area for hundreds of years.