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Overcoming Last Mile Challenges in Shared Value Projects
By: Phil Preston | 1 year 5 months ago | Permalink
What are the three main “last mile” challenges for shared value projects and what advice is there for overcoming them? At face value, a project is a project, so what makes a shared value project any different or special? I’ve found they do have their own unique challenges, which relate to idea development, engagement flash points and measurement infrastructure. In case your not familiar... more
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The Power of Companies to Influence Social Norms
By: Alicia Dunn | 1 year 5 months ago | Permalink
By Laura Herman - Managing Director, FSG & Alexandra Geertz - Director, FSG Companies are uniquely positioned to drive change around social norms by using their brand credibility, marketing expertise, reach, and access to key influencers, among other assets. Companies can create significant, lasting social change by shifting harmful social norms. But why should companies invest in changing... more
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SV GO - 10 Ready-To-Go Projects to Get Your Organization Started
By: Briar Lloyd | 1 year 5 months ago | Permalink
Ever wanted to create a shared value project but didn’t know where to start? Based on the shared value worksheet developed for the 2016 Forum, SV GO contains ten ready-to-go projects to adopt into your organisation – or use as inspiration to create your own. Created by the Shared Value Project in collaboration with IAG and the Republic of Everyone. Ready? Heart disease, obesity, key worker... more
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CSV Plan in Candelaria: The integration between business and its local surrounding
By: Maria Gotti | 1 year 7 months ago | Permalink
Candelaria is a thermal combined cycle gas power plant with an installed capacity of 221 MW, located in the municipality of Candelaria in the north east of Tenerife (Canary Island). The plant is functioning since 1967 (50th anniversary will be celebrated this year) and it has always been crucial for the electrification of the island, most of all due to the increase in the demand of electricity... more
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Women are the Changemakers
By: Bridge International Academies | 1 year 8 months ago | Permalink
Contrary to the cultural expectations of the countries in which we serve, women are playing a lead role in driving changes to the education sector. Through educating girls and empowering women, communities, countries and nations can be transformed. This doesn’t happen overnight, but equal educational opportunity and female role models, both in the classroom and in the community all play a key... more
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Strategic Partnership in Chile – Innovation and Sustainability through Circular Economy
By: Maria Gotti | 1 year 8 months ago | Permalink
A training centre completely built using recycled materials from the worksite of the Sierra Gorda (112MW) wind farm located in the desert of Antofagasta, 60km from Calama in Chile. An eco-technological workshop where women and the elderly from the Baquedano community, a small village of almost 550 inhabitants, learn artisan activities with the aim of initiating small local enterprises. A new... more
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Enel in Russia: developing social entrepreneurship in local communities - A journey from CSR to CSV
By: Anna ILLARIONOVA | 1 year 8 months ago | Permalink
Enel Russia (Enel Group’s company in the Russia) is one of the leading Russian wholesale producers of power and heat with headquarters in Moscow and has four production branches: thermal power plants in the Urals, South and Center of Russia with total installed power capacity of 9.5 GW. Conventional power plants in the country have a long history of community relations mostly based on... more
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Building sustainable supply chains to reverse the “Paradox of the Starving Farmer”
By: Mark Gunton | 1 year 8 months ago | Permalink
By Mark Gunton, CEO, Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership and Eduardo Tugendhat, Global Director of Thought Leadership, Palladium Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared on Palladium. The Positive Impact Summit in London last month brought together a diverse range of stakeholders to discuss ways to create enduring economic and social value for businesses and... more
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Recherchons auteur en français sur Shared Value
By: Olaf de Hemmer Gudme | 1 year 10 months ago | Permalink
Sorry for our english speaking colleagues :-)   See a presentation in english : https://goo.gl/yR6fhs  Nous recherchons un confrère intéressé à écrire 10 pages pour présenter la Shared Value dans la prochaine édition de "Valeur(s) & Management" https://goo.gl/zKNFLm Une vingtaine d'auteurs ont édité en 2013 un ouvrage collectif "Valeur(s) &... more
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What does "good" look like for companies trying to address modern slavery?
By: Quintin Lake | 1 year 10 months ago | Permalink
Addressing modern slavery is becoming a business-critical for companies – for credibility with customers, investors, NGOs and the public – according to new research by Hult International Business School and The Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI). 77% of companies think there is a likelihood of modern slavery occurring in their supply chains, up from 71% last year, and it is perceived to be... more
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