Shared Value Initiative Community

A global community of leaders who find business opportunities in societal challenges. Return to the Community Portal. 

Enter your e-mail address or username.
Enter the password that accompanies your e-mail.
Enel Encourages Innovation with Shared Value Business Challenge
By: Bettina Mirabile | 1 year 9 months ago | Permalink
An infusion of competition helped kick-start this green energy company's shared value journey. One of Enel’s leading sustainability goals is to promote the integration of sustainability into the business process by applying a decision-making approach centered on Creating Shared Value (CSV). In this way, Enel combines the business perspective of the company and the... more
Awareness for Everyone through Citizenship, Art, Ecology, Efficiency, Digital, Future, Job Opportunities, Knowledge, Mobile, Digital
By: Rossella Piccirillo | 1 year 9 months ago | Permalink
Due to a very high fuel poverty rate which leads to missing payments and electricity theft, there was a strong need of increasing customer loyalty. This  is a program that aims to incorporate all sustainability projects developed in Brazil by Enel’s local company - Ampla. The idea behind this program is that services should be more “human” by getting closer to people. The projects aim at... more
Empowered Mothers Nurture Healthy Families
By: Maria Gotti | 1 year 9 months ago | Permalink
Enel Green Power – Republic of South Africa (EGP RSA) other than developing its business through renewable energies, is committed to certain social development obligations including the development of local communities in the areas near their projects. In South Africa, 30% of pregnant women are HIV+, and 43% of deaths among women and babies are due to HIV. In collaboration with mothers2mothers... more
Lighting a Sustainable World
By: Rossella Piccirillo | 1 year 10 months ago | Permalink
To generate value in its business areas, Enel needs to find partners on the territory that would help the company gain innovative ideas to be transformed in actions to create value. In fact Enel  partners with associations and international organizations that contribute to the social and economic development of areas and communities in which it operates to favor the dialogue and... more
Una Mano Para La Vida: The Wind Brings the Desert Back to Life
By: Maria Gotti | 1 year 10 months ago | Permalink
Thanks to an investment of about 196 million US$, Enel Green Power completed and connected to the grid the new wind power plant of Dominica I, in the Mexican municipality of Charcas. This is the first wind farm in the State of San Luis Potosí with a total installed capacity of 100 MW. The plant generates up to 260 GW per year and will help avoid over 337 thousand tons of CO2 emissions in the... more
Creating Shared Value for the Fishermen of San Juan De Marcona
By: Rossella Piccirillo | 1 year 10 months ago | Permalink
Enel Green Power wanted to expand its business in Latin America by entering a new country: Peru. With this goal the company identified a tender* for the construction of an innovative Hybrid Off-Grid solution, that combines capacity and solar mini-wind with a diesel generator. The installation of this kind of plant is replicated in other contexts of rural electrification through a technical... more
The Venture Philanthropy of Access
By: Robert Lucas | 1 year 10 months ago | Permalink
Very excited about the upcoming Shared Value Summit, and our new initiative with Walgreens!  This will be a game changer for patient access, comfort, hope and support!  
Trained as Engineers in India - Solar Mamas Bring the Sun Home
By: Maria Gotti | 1 year 10 months ago | Permalink
As of 2012, Enel Green Power’s partnership with the Barefoot College - Indian NGO founded by Bunker Roy - has provided access to electricity to numerous rural communities in Latin America. The Barefoot College is located in Tilonia, a very small village near Jaipur (Rajasthan) and it is where illiterate women from isolated, non-electrified areas, learn how to install and service... more
At CVS, Improving Health Is Just Good Business
By: Meghan Ennes | 1 year 10 months ago | Permalink
Two years after the decision to pull cigarettes from their shelves, the pharmacy is still tackling health issues with its core business model.  An interview with Helena B. Foulkes by the Shared Value Initiative Back in September 2014, CVS Health stopped selling all tobacco products in thousands of stores across America. It was a bold move, but one that was essential: The decision to... more
Ollague: A Green Oasis in The Desert Managed With The Community
By: Maria Gotti | 1 year 10 months ago | Permalink
Enel considers innovation to be at the core of sustainability and most of all of the integration of the Creating Shared Value model within the business decision making process. This is in fact evident in one of Enel Green Power’s first attempts of applying the new model in Chile. The desert of Atacama is home to many small communities which are often not connected to the power grid, hence have... more