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2nd Creating Shared Value Forum in Australia - follow #sharedvalue on twitter for insights
By: Cameron Neil | 5 years 6 months ago | Permalink
We are live tweeting with Marc Pfitzer and case studies and the launch of a draft green paper on applying shared value in Australia.  
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Leveraging Organisational Performance through ‘Shared Value’ Propositions
By: Mark Camilleri | 5 years 6 months ago | Permalink
Many successful businesses are forging strategic alliances in their value chain in order to run their businesses profitably. They also promote the right conditions of employment, where they can. Arguably, several businesses are doing well by doing good as they create shared value opportunities in their supply chain. At the same time, they are instrumental in... more
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Nestlé Creating Shared Value Forum 2013
By: John Bee | 5 years 7 months ago | Permalink
Nestlé, a Shared Value Initiative funder, with IDB, a consulting affiliate of the Initiative, convened leaders in beautiful Cartagena to debate the role of business in promoting development. It was the fifth edition of the Nestlé Creating Shared Value Forum. View the 2013 video highlights: video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Excerpted from Nestlé.com: The event... more
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John Elkington: Where shared value meets sustainability
By: John Elkington | 5 years 7 months ago | Permalink
The Shared Value movement has gained considerable traction since the 2011 Harvard Business Review article by Michael Porter and Mark Kramer. The origins of this ‘Big Idea’ were rooted in the approach pioneered by Nestlé under the banner of Creating Shared Value (CSV). I have been a member of Nestlé’s CSV Advisory Board for several years, and hence – even preceding that – I have been a fairly... more
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By: Luis Ernesto Salinas | 5 years 7 months ago | Permalink
Very painful the situation in the Philippines. We hope that our colleague Rafael Lopa director of "Center for Corporate Citizenship" in Manila is well and the network can contribute in some way.
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Valor Compartido - El Comercio (Ecuador)
By: Sebastian Hurtado | 5 years 7 months ago | Permalink
Valor compartido Por Sebastián Hurtado Pérez Publicado el 05/11/2013 Diario El Comercio (Quito-Ecuador) Alrededor del mundo las empresas privadas están bajo acecho por parte de una sociedad civil cada vez más movilizada e informada y por gobiernos con un mayor poder regulatorio. Ambos las miran como responsables de muchos de los problemas que afectan a las sociedades, incluso en países con... more
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Shared Value is not a cure-all
By: Justin Bakule | 5 years 7 months ago | Permalink
It was a pleasure to open the Alliance for Business Leadership CEO Summit talking about the role that shared value can play in the Boston business community. While I always find myself coming or going from Logan airport, it was an opportunity to listen to local business and political leaders talk about the role that the private sector should play in addressing greater Boston’s social challenges... more
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Creating shared value in the Ring of Fire
By: Don Richardson | 5 years 7 months ago | Permalink
Kathleen Wynne, the Premier of Ontario, Canada announced the creation of a Development Corporation for the Ring of Fire mineral zone - a massive undeveloped $50 billion plus mineral zone in a remote region of the James Bay Lowlands.  The Development Corporation is in an effort to ensure infrastructure development for future mining projects moves ahead. Seen from our vantage point as a... more
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Company, Know Thyself
By: Don Richardson | 5 years 7 months ago | Permalink
Company, Know Thyself - The Importance of Knowing Your Organization’s Social Purpose in Creating Shared Value One of my business partners, Scott Mackay, attended the Shared Value Initiative's Affiliated Professional Services Network session in London, UK, the week of October 14th, 2013.  He provides this post as a follow-up to capture some of what he brought home from London.... more
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Women, and Women's Ways, in Leadership
By: Andrea Learned | 5 years 7 months ago | Permalink
Where are the women leaders in sustainable business? A piece I wrote recently for The Guardian, which was based on great research conducted by The Weinreb Group and James Epstein-Reeves (also a Shared Value community contributor) discusses this topic. I see women in two places: 1) in the fact that, if you just dig a little bit deeper in your memory or in the sustainable business books and... more