Altru Institute

Opioid Addiction: An Integrated Treatment Approach

An estimated 130 people will die from an opioid overdose each day in the U.S. Despite increased awareness, the epidemic remains severely underfunded and the crisis has seen little, if any, progress. The opioid crisis has also resulted in a substantial cost burden to society—in 2013, health care costs, criminal justice expenses, and productivity losses attributable to opioid misuse were estimated to total $78.5 billion; this cost is expected to increase further in the coming … Read More

Introducing Altru Verticals and Ecosystem Reports

Altru’s goal is to influence sustainable global impact. We do so by identifying global challenges, researching pioneers of new solutions, and presenting the most compelling proposals at our Annual Winter Summit in Davos. 

We have identified four significant global challenges, or Verticals, where we can add unique value. We are working to identify the best and brightest at work on these key challenges. We are curating a collection of the most innovative approaches … Read More