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Social Impact Lending: A Shared Value Strategy
By: Sam Moore | 2 years 10 months ago | Permalink
This post first appeared on LinkedIn “The increasing impact of compliance and prudential regulation are limiting access to financial services and hindering national productivity”, says Bendigo Bank’s CEO Mike Hirst. “SMEs are the most productive economic entities due to their structures, flexibility, payback periods and lower capital intensity,” Hirst has said. “This lack of adequate financing... more
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Shared Value Leadership Summit #3 on Inc.com's 2016 Most Innovative Conferences
By: Alicia Dunn | 2 years 10 months ago | Permalink
Most conferences follow a familiar formula – keynote speakers, breakout sessions, networking opportunities… Not exactly a hotbed of innovation. Until now. The Shared Value Initiative is thrilled to share that the 2016 Shared Value Leadership Summit landed the #3 spot on Inc.com’s 10 Most Innovative Conferences of 2016. What makes the Summit so innovative? We’re glad you asked. Plenary... more
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Different Perspectives, Shared Vision: Two Abbott Leaders Discuss How Sustainable Business Can Improve Lives
By: Alicia Dunn | 2 years 11 months ago | Permalink
As part of our ongoing Shared Value Thought Leaders portfolio of profiles we sat down with Katherine Pickus, Divisional Vice President, Global Citizenship and Policy, Abbott and John Ginascol, Vice President, Nutrition Supply Chain, Abbott to speak with them about the evolution of shared value at this healthcare leader and what more is needed to accelerate the adoption of shared... more
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How healthcare companies win in the new Sustainable Development Goals era
By: Leith Greenslade | 2 years 11 months ago | Permalink
The world is now so awash with content it’s hard, maybe even impossible, to separate the wheat from the chaff.  You can be forgiven then, for missing what I think was one of the most important health reports of the Millennium Development Goal era. Released in 2012, just one year after Michael Porter and Mark Kramer published Creating Shared Value and redefined the purpose of the... more
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BOSQUE RENACE – PRESERVING LOCAL BIODIVERSITY IN COLOMBIA
By: Maria Gotti | 2 years 11 months ago | Permalink
Preserving biodiversity is one of the strategic objectives of Enel’s environmental policy. The Group in fact promotes projects that aim at protecting local species, their natural habitats, and the local ecosystems in general. In 2015, a Group biodiversity policy was adopted defining a number of principles that need to be followed during the selection and execution of projects throughout the value... more
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NationSwell's Summit on Solutions Will Spark Conversations & Lasting Impact
By: Alicia Dunn | 3 years 3 weeks ago | Permalink
Our friends at NationSwell have just announced their third annual Summit on Solutions on Tuesday, November 15th at the IAC Building in NYC! We’re happy to share that NationSwell has offered our community a limited number of discounted tickets. The first 10 people who register with promo code Sh4r3d-V4l will snag a $100 ticket! More details below. The NationSwell Summit on Solutions is... more
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Call for Proposals - Transforming higher education with innovative partnerships
By: Alicia Dunn | 3 years 1 month ago | Permalink
The Strategic Partnerships for Higher Education Innovation and Reform (SPHEIR) is a new Department for International Development (DFID) fund which aims to transform Higher Education systems in Sub Saharan Africa and other target countries. It is designed to catalyse innovative ‘partnerships’ in frontier and emerging markets to improve the performance, governance and influence of higher... more
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Customer Centricity Program in Ferentari - Romania
By: Maria Gotti | 3 years 1 month ago | Permalink
Energy poverty is an issue in Romania being included in the Government’s national anti–poverty strategy. The strategy launched this year aims to address poverty and social exclusion that affects up to one third of the population, leaving large communities throughout the country with a lack of educational and economic opportunities, inadequate housing and, consequently, limited access to energy.... more
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Creating Shared Value in the Italian Context - Futur-E & Decomissioning of Assets
By: Maria Gotti | 3 years 1 month ago | Permalink
The Italian electrical power supply, which relies increasingly on renewable energy sources, is greater than the actual national energy consumption. Today there are 22 thermal power plants that rely on non-renewable sources and are considered marginal because they are old and not efficient. These plants are no longer competitive in the energy market or are no longer operating and thus will be... more
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How mobile health can help bring eye care to low-income consumers in developing countries
By: Jayanth Bhuvaraghan | 3 years 1 month ago | Permalink
Two years ago, the number of mobile devices in the world officially overtook the number of people, and this milestone couldn’t have been hit without the exponential growth in emerging markets. Over a billion mobile phones are used in India, for example – more than three times the number owned by Americans. And while a mobile phone in the developed world is a convenience, in the developing... more
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