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Shared Value Master Class: Zambia
By: Ernest Muwamba | 4 years 3 months ago | Permalink
Hosted by Zambia Business in Development Facility Facilitated by Incite – Nicola Robins Location: Protea Arcades Lusaka Date: 02 November 2015 Participation Fee: $200 Contact Person: Ernest A. Muwamba – ernest.muwamba@amscobv.com   For more information read the brochure below or visit: www.zbidf.org
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Consultants Benefit from Knowledge and Network in Shared Value Training
By: Katie Schlepp Zatorski | 4 years 3 months ago | Permalink
A network at its best is a creator of impact and knowledge. On October 13-15, the Shared Value Initiative lived our Consulting Affiliate Network at its best as we convened participants from 11 different countries for our fifth Shared Value Consulting Affiliate Training. The group of individuals that joined the Shared Value Initiative for the training this month each brought their own... more
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Many Ideas, One World
By: Jem Hudson | 4 years 3 months ago | Permalink
This post is the second in a series that focuses on the intersection of shared value and impact investing. We are pleased to be partnering with Caldy Group on this series. Read the first post: Shared Value, Revisited. “We only get one home. We only get one planet.”                                  ... more
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Which Companies Deliver on Food, Nutrition, and Agriculture?
By: Ellen Martin | 4 years 4 months ago | Permalink
(Photo: A local farmer holds up his coffee cherry crop / Nestlé) In this companion series to the Fortune “Change the World” List, we’re highlighting 14 additional shared value leaders making commitments and investing in innovations to address societal needs. Though Fortune did not include them in the final list, these companies are ones to watch for future rankings. When you’re in the... more
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CSR is dead. Long live CSR (and Shared Value).
By: Hannah Gilbert | 4 years 4 months ago | Permalink
<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Kdu01FhtngU" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> This article originally appeared in Carefully Curated UK.  The #BarclaysDebate, chaired by Matthew Tayor, Chief Executive of the RSA, pitched John Elkington, Founding Partner and Executive Chairman of Volans, originator of the “... more
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The Philippines: Let's bank on shared value
By: Sam Moore | 4 years 4 months ago | Permalink
Congratulations to the Bank of the Phlippine Islands for its "Let's Bank on Shared Value" conference held in Manila on 17 Sep (http://sustainabilitysummit.bpifoundation.org/). It's purpose was to stimulate thought and conversation around Creating Shared Value, and its potential to increase financial inclusion in the Philippines where over 70% of the adult population does not have a bank... more
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Shared value at the CSR Asia Summit this week
By: Ellen Martin | 4 years 4 months ago | Permalink
Hello all! I will be representing the Shared Value Initiative at the CSR Asia Summit this week in Kuala Lumpur. If anyone in the shared value community is attending, please reach out! Yesterday, CSR ASIA's co-founder and chairman Richard Welford and I led a pre-Summit workshop on creating shared value. We'll be joined on Thursday by Nestle Malaysia's Zainun Nur Abdul Rauf and Mercy Corps... more
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Shared Value in Zambia
By: Ernest Muwamba | 4 years 4 months ago | Permalink
The Zambia Shared Value Symposium held last month featured shared value powerhouses from across the country and the globe.  The Zambia Business in Development Facility (ZBiDF) a platform supported by the Sida through the Embassy of Sweden and established to stimulate business to adopt shared value in addressing societal challenges in Zambia innovated and supported a Shared Value... more
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When is shared value the right approach?
By: Jeff Geipel | 4 years 4 months ago | Permalink
Shared value should be a strategy for specific situations, not dogma. (Photo: iStock) Shared value as a concept continues its dramatic rise in popularity across the worlds of business and international development. The Australian government recently released a new strategy for aid and development to create shared value by linking private sector activity with aid. For the past year, the... more
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Business Can Do a Better Job Supporting Public Education
By: Allen Grossman | 4 years 4 months ago | Permalink
American business leaders understand that to be competitive in the global economy, this country must do a better job of educating its youth. The weakness in our education system was underscored by the results from the OECD’s most recent Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) tests, which revealed that 23 of 65 countries scored higher than the U.S. in reading and 35 countries... more
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