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Una Mano Para La Vida: The Wind Brings the Desert Back to Life
By: Maria Gotti | 3 years 1 month 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
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Creating Shared Value for the Fishermen of San Juan De Marcona
By: Rossella Piccirillo | 3 years 1 month 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
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The Venture Philanthropy of Access
By: Robert Lucas | 3 years 1 month 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! http://www.chaindrugreview.com/walgreens-in-partnership-to-help-further-oncology-care/  
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Trained as Engineers in India - Solar Mamas Bring the Sun Home
By: Maria Gotti | 3 years 1 month 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
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At CVS, Improving Health Is Just Good Business
By: Meghan Ennes | 3 years 1 month 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
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Ollague: A Green Oasis in The Desert Managed With The Community
By: Maria Gotti | 3 years 1 month 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
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From the Andean Valley of Peru: The Taste and Aroma of Café Curibamba
By: Rossella Piccirillo | 3 years 1 month ago | Permalink
Curibamba is in the region of Junín, six hours from Lima, where Enel plans to build a 200MW hydropower plant in the Valley of the Uchubamba, Comas and Tulumayo rivers with very little access to electricity. During the business development phase, studies have highlighted that due to a lack of appropriate farming machinery and infrastructure, as well as of technical expertise, the local people were... more
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Creating shared value in Africa is now happening
By: Mark Esposito | 3 years 1 month ago | Permalink
If the mass media is to be believed, Africa is hardly a continent brimming with opportunities for business. But for some time international business commentators have been positioning the continent as the next market with significant potential. It is now often described as being ready to take on the mantle of Asia where growth is slowing, markets are becoming crowded and internal competition is... more
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How We'll Really Make Progress on Global Health
By: Meghan Ennes | 3 years 2 months ago | Permalink
An interview with Barbara Bush by the Shared Value Initiative Ebola. Malaria. HIV/AIDS. These and other global health crises we face today are far too large and complex for just one organization to tackle. This fact is mission-critical for the Global Health Corps, which mobilizes the next generation of global health leaders to build the movement for health equity. Co-Founder and CEO Barbara... more
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Shared Value In Lebanon
By: Ahmad J. Naous | 3 years 2 months ago | Permalink
Lebanon's rapid social and economic progress over the last two years is not widely admired. As measured by GDP per capita, Lebanon is now the poorest country in region. Most companies are not aware about social progress and most think only in profits. Surely, major social challenges remain. Lebanon is one of the most unequal countries in terms of income in the world, and many Lebanese suffer... more
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