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Marni Lun's picture
The last socially acceptable form of discrimination: Shifting harmful social norms in obesity
By: Marni Lun | 2 years 4 weeks ago | Permalink
If someone told you they had been discriminated against because of their gender, race, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, age, or country of birth, you would say that was unacceptable. Agree? Yet for four out of ten adults in America today, discrimination is commonplace. These individuals live with obesity, and in their daily lives, they may face bias, depression, disparities in the workplace... more
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By: Maria Gotti | 2 years 1 month ago | Permalink
Enel in Peru is dealing with a great number of clients with low income or in difficult socio-economic conditions. On the one hand, these clients need a specific customer care approach and this represents a great opportunity for Enel to secure an innovative and sustainable growth of its business in the country. On the other hand, it turned out that insurance services that usually target... more
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New Research: The Competitive Advantage of Racial Equity
By: Alicia Dunn | 2 years 1 month ago | Permalink
Corporate America is missing out on one of the biggest opportunities of our time for driving innovation and growth: creating business value by advancing racial equity. Developed in partnership with PolicyLink and funded by the Ford and W.K. Kellogg foundations, The Competitive Advantage of Racial Equity explores the business case for racial equity. The report and an article on... more
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Enel in South Africa = ICT4D (ICT 4 DEVELOPMENT)
By: Anna ILLARIONOVA | 2 years 1 month ago | Permalink
In Nojoli, South Africa, Enel is managing a wind power plant with an installed capacity of 88 MW and four photovoltaic power plants of 257 MW. A major part of the clean energy present in the entire country, helping reduce its dependence on fossil fuels, is therefore "made in Enel". Together with renewable energy technologies, Enel also brought a Creating Shared Value approach in South Africa.... more
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A New Dawn for Corporate Leadership
By: Justin Bakule | 2 years 2 months ago | Permalink
Editorial by Mark R. Kramer, Founder and Managing Director FSG and co-author of Creating Shared Value, and Justin J. Bakule, Executive Director, Shared Value Initiative This originally appeared on under the title, Why More CEOs Want to Make a Social Impact.  Change the World?  Indeed!  The world already seems to be changing more quickly than anyone can... more
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Overcoming Last Mile Challenges in Shared Value Projects
By: Phil Preston | 2 years 3 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 | 2 years 3 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 | 2 years 3 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 | 2 years 5 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 | 2 years 6 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