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Seasons Greetings

MFG Archive, Profiles

In this, our last post of the year, we look back at some of our best articles and wish you a Happy Holidays.


This past year, long-term readers will have seen us update the website to the highly visual layout you see before you today, while expanding our range of articles. We have broadened our selection process for contributors, introduced new themes, topics, and columns, resulting in more organisations and individuals featured on Markets For Good than ever before.


With Christmas fast approaching, we will be taking a short break from posting articles. We look forward to resuming with our regular activity on Monday, January 5.


Should you wish to continue your Markets For Good reading, below are some of the most read articles of the year. We also encourage you to explore our back catalogue by themes, or by perusing our ‘Selected Readings’ ebook.


Most read articles this year:

  1. Why Data Matters at Charity: Water – Scott Harrison
  2. Forcing Nonprofits To Lie About Data – Laura Quinn
  3. Should Controlled Trials Be The Standard for Impact Measurement? – Peter York


Most discussed articles on social media:

  1. The Death of Evaluation – Andrew Means
  2. The Lake Washington Declaration – Markets For Good
  3. How Charities Can Make their Data Beautiful – Zoe Amar


Best of Beth’s Column:

  1. What Can we Learn from the IceBucketChallenge?
  2. Help! My Nonprofit Needs a Data Nerd
  3. Design a Better Dashboard (Beth’s very first column entry)


We’ll also be tweeting out more articles using the hashtag #MFG2014, so please join the debate and continue the conversation on social media.


Once again, we wish you a very Happy Holidays, and we look forward to a great 2015.

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