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Don Richardson's picture
Company, Know Thyself
By: Don Richardson | 5 years 11 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 11 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
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Shared value measurement for health solutions
By: Sebastien Mazzuri | 5 years 11 months ago | Permalink
In the summer of 2013, FSG and the Shared Value Initiative convened a group of representatives from pharmaceutical, medical device, food/nutrition, technology, and communication companies as well as interested parties from academia, NGOs, civil society and government agencies in Boston for a workshop discussion centered on shared value measurement for health solutions. Shared value has... more
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Is risk adversion holding Canada back in shared value?
By: Angela Simo Brown | 5 years 11 months ago | Permalink
In September, we invited 75 guests from business, government, not-for-profit groups and academia passionately discussed the merits of the shared value concept for progress in Canada. Below is an excerpt; please read the full article on the HuffingtonPost. Excerpt: Canada is emerging as a world leader in creating shared value and cross-sector collaboration, but we need to be less risk... more
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Fixing Capitalism by Fixing Capital on Triple Pundit
By: Rhodri Ellis-Jones | 5 years 11 months ago | Permalink
Hi all, My firm, Ellis Jones, is an Affiliated Professional Services consulting partner of the Shared Value Initiative. I recently guest blogged for TriplePundit on behalf of the Shared Value Initiative. Please check out the full post on TriplePundit here. Excerpt: Money equals opportunity. Whether your aspirations are more time, more power or more lobster, capitalism creates an... more
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Igniting the Field in London
By: Justin Bakule | 5 years 11 months ago | Permalink
I’m high above the Atlantic on my way back from an invigorating week working directly with our newest Shared Value Initiative Affiliated Professional Services firms. Joining our existing APS network are inspiring people and firms from Thailand, Ecuador, Chile, Germany, Turkey, South Africa, China, India, and Canada among others. And I’m pleased to say with this additional group our burgeoning... more
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Nestlé Creating Shared Value Global Forum 2013
By: Susan Steinhagen | 5 years 12 months ago | Permalink
Join our live discussion on Monday, October 28th on Creating Shared Value: The changing role of business in development.  In collaboration with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Nestlé is co-hosting the 5th edition of the Creating Shared Value Global Forum Monday on 28th October in Cartagena, Colombia. The theme of this year’s Forum is Creating Shared Value: The changing role of... more
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Defining CSV further.
By: David Laurel | 6 years 9 hours ago | Permalink
Allow me to post this question for discussion.  Since all CSV programs need to be linked to a company's value chain, what happens to the CSV should the value chain cease to exist?  Thanks. Regards, David
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Manja Heller's picture
clusters and shared value
By: Manja Heller | 6 years 11 hours ago | Permalink
I am trying to find out whether a whole cluster is able to create shared value as well. I appreciate any thoughts on it.
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Don Richardson's picture
At Long Last: A Shared Value Elevator Pitch
By: Don Richardson | 6 years 11 hours ago | Permalink
One of my business partners, Scott Mackay, is attending the Shared Value Initiative's Affiliated Professional Services Network session in London, UK, the week of October 14th, 2013.  Base on his first day at the session, he contributes this post on developing a "Share Value Elevator Pitch". By Scott Mackay, Managing Partner, Shared Value Solutions Ltd., Canada For a long time, I'... more
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