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How the Clinton Global Initiative Changed the World By Changing Corporate Philanthropy
By: Derek Yach | 3 years 2 months ago | Permalink
This post was originally published on LinkedIn.  This week, the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) is convening top leaders from business, government, and civil society for the 12th and last time. The end of the CGI Annual Meeting brings to a close not just an event, but a force that has helped change the way that companies everywhere think about social responsibility. It’s... more
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Companies Can Accelerate Solutions to the Refugee Crisis
By: Philippe Sion | 3 years 2 months ago | Permalink
Muzoon Almellehan, a young Syrian refugee recently resettled in Newcastle, United Kingdom, speaks to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at a high-level civil society event of the UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants in New York on September 19, 2016. (Credit: UN Photo/Rick Bajornas) By Philippe Sion and Nina Reichert, FSG The current volume of worldwide refugees is staggering—20 million... more
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Time to talk about partnerships for access to medicines
By: Harald Nusser | 3 years 2 months ago | Permalink
A patient in Kenya benefits from Novartis Access treatments. (Photo Credit: Novartis) Access to healthcare is making controversial headlines these days as the report of the High-Level Panel on Access to Medicines set up by the Secretary-General of the United Nations was just released. We need to move away from ideological disputes about intellectual property and focus on how we can help... more
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Scandinavian Business Finds New Opportunity in the UN Sustainable Development Goals
By: Louise Kjaer | 3 years 2 months ago | Permalink
Co-written by Louise Kjaer, Owner, KJAER ADVICE and Stine Lise Hattestad Bratsberg, Owner, Pure Consulting  Scandinavia is bubbling up as a new center of activity in the shared value movement. Last month, Pure Consulting convened over a hundred Norwegian professionals from a variety of sectors. Companies, NGO s and institutions working in Scandinavia and globally gathered  in Oslo... more
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Cerro Pabellón a perfect mix between Innovation and Sustainability – Innovability in Chile
By: Maria Gotti | 3 years 2 months ago | Permalink
Cerro Pabellón, (in the municipality of Ollagüe, North of Chile), is the first geothermal plant in South America. Once its construction will be achieved, it will be also the first geothermal plant in the world built 4,500 meters above see level. Geothermal energy is a clean energy production solution and Enel, through its renewable arm (Enel Green Power – EGP) has a long-standing global expertise... more
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The Ecosystem of Shared Value
By: Mark Kramer | 3 years 2 months ago | Permalink
Companies do not operate in isolation.  The synergy between business success and addressing social problems can be powerful. The first large-scale program to diagnose and treat HIV/AIDS in South Africa? It was introduced by the global mining company Anglo American to protect its workforce and reduce absenteeism. How did more than 200 million people in developing countries gain access to... more
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Save the Date: 2017 Shared Value Leadership Summit
By: Stacy Neal | 3 years 2 months ago | Permalink
Mark your calendar for the biggest shared value event of the year!  On behalf of the Shared Value Initiative, I’m thrilled to announce that the 2017 Shared Value Leadership Summit will be held on Tuesday, May 9 and Wednesday, May 10 at the Conrad New York. We’ll be hosting for the fourth time in New York City and will feature a two-day agenda gathering more than 400... more
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Social Inclusion within Business Development: Investing in Improving the Local Agribusiness
By: Maria Gotti | 3 years 2 months ago | Permalink
Although, 90% of Colombia’s main business derives from industrial activities in rural areas, these are the areas that have the least economic support from the government. It is in fact common for people living in these municipalities, where government budgets are very low, to expect funding from large industrial entities that work there. On this note Enel, that has plants in operation in... more
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Saving Business from Itself
By: Justin Bakule | 3 years 3 months ago | Permalink
With more companies finding business value in addressing social issues, the doctrine of short-termism may be coming to an end. (Photo: Anthony Delanoix / Unsplash) Greedy. Dishonest. Destructive. Exploitive. That’s how people describe corporate leaders today. The reputation of business hit an all-time low during the Great Recession and, arguably, it has never recovered. Scandals among... more
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Breakfast Seminar with Pure Consulting
By: Stine Lise Hattestad Bratsberg | 3 years 3 months ago | Permalink
Shared Value, partnerships, and Sustainable Development Goals: Welcome to this years' breakfast seminar with Pure Consulting Every August, Pure Consulting invites our clients, partners, and stakeholders to a seminar consisting of the latest trends in sustainability and shared value. We invite some of the best professionals to give lectures and discuss different topics. This year... more
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