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Maria Gotti's picture
Strategic Partnership in Chile – Innovation and Sustainability through Circular Economy
By: Maria Gotti | 2 years 6 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 | 2 years 6 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 | 2 years 6 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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What does "good" look like for companies trying to address modern slavery?
By: Quintin Lake | 2 years 8 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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Government as a catalyst for shared value partnerships
By: Michelle Wenzel | 2 years 9 months ago | Permalink
On 1 February, more than 100 leaders from business, government and civil society gathered in Canberra, Australia to explore the role of Government as a catalyst for creating shared value partnerships. The forum examined the latest thinking on how the public sector can play a vital role in enabling and promoting shared value in private sector partnerships, and the changing role of business and... more
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Introducing the Corporate Racial Equity Advantage
By: Mark Kramer | 2 years 9 months ago | Permalink
Angela Glover Blackwell, Founder and CEO, PolicyLink Mark Kramer, Founder and Managing Director, FSG Now, more than ever, the future of America depends on equity—just and fair inclusion into a society in which all can participate, prosper, and reach their full potential. The private sector is the next frontier for the equity movement, and racial equity is the next frontier for corporate... more
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Leaders Hire Revolutionaries not "Yes People"
By: federico fioretto | 2 years 9 months ago | Permalink
A few days ago a junior aspiring “leadership consultant” sent me a request to mentor him indicating, among other characteristics of his, the fact of being “Submissive to Authority”. Having worked in his part of the World as leadership trainer I recognized a trait of the local culture - one that causes a lot of problems, by the way, I know that he was trying to please me and show that he was ready... more
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The CSV Index
By: Craig Mascarenhas | 2 years 9 months ago | Permalink
The CSV Index Craig Mascarenhas   Creating Shared Value The concept of Creating Shared Value (CSV) is conceived by Michael Porter and Mark Kramer in their 2011 Harvard Business Review article of the same name. They argue that CSV offers businesses and capitalism the next step towards progress, focusing on a broader approach for value creation, while simultaneously adding social,... more
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Think & Drink event: How inclusive is tech in East Africa?
By: Claudia Knobloch | 2 years 9 months ago | Permalink
The tech scene in East Africa is buzzing with brilliant creative minds, who are developing some of the world’s most innovative solutions to everyday challenges. The rapid growth in the region, particularly in Nairobi, is capturing the attention of investors and entrepreneurs around the world. But how inclusive is the tech industry in East Africa? Who is benefitting from the boom? And how can... more
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Insuring Shared Value
By: Nina Jais | 2 years 9 months ago | Permalink
Insuring Shared Value Roundtable - January 19, 2017, Davos At its core, insurance is an inherently social business: its purpose is to protect individual or institutional customers from adverse events. Furthermore, insurance is – much like banking – an enabler of virtually all other sectors. This also implies that in order to simultaneously create value for business and society, insurers often... more
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