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Angela Simo Brown's picture
Can Canada Lead in the Shared Value Movement? A Panel Discussion
By: Angela Simo Brown | 5 years 6 months ago | Permalink
Last week, LoyaltyOne, of which AIR MILES for Social Change is a part, hosted a panel discussion to explore what Canadian businesses, not-for-profits, governments and academia are doing collaboratively to engage in shared value creation. Participants in the panel discussion included Justin Bakule, Executive Director, Shared Value Initiative; John Brodhead, Executive Director, Evergreen... more
Paul Thambar's picture
Presence in Australia
By: Paul Thambar | 5 years 6 months ago | Permalink
Hi, Just wondering if you have a presence in Australia?   Rgds, Paul
Alex Blanton's picture
Coca-Cola, Slingshot, and EKOCENTER
By: Alex Blanton | 5 years 6 months ago | Permalink
Listening to NPR this morning I learned about the Coca-Cola / Slingshot partnership to deliver clean drinking water. Then I read about the EKOCENTER partnership when I did a little web searching at lunchtime: Pretty interesting stuff.  Can anyone point me to more in-depth... more
Jennifer Chen's picture
Informing the Shared Value Movement: Corporate Giving in 2012
By: Jennifer Chen | 5 years 7 months ago | Permalink
Despite the continued impact of the global recession on businesses, 59 percent of companies, many without waiting for their own profits to recover, recommitted to the communities by giving more to charity in 2012 than they did in 2007, before the recession took hold. This finding headlines Giving in Numbers: 2013 Edition released this week by CECP in association with The Conference Board.... more
Greg Hills's picture
Shared Value and the New Metrics of Business
By: Greg Hills | 5 years 7 months ago | Permalink
I look forward to moderating a shared value panel on Tuesday, September 24th at the New Metrics of Sustainable Business Conference, hosted by Sustainable Brands. Joining me are experts Tara Collison, Sr. Manager, Strategic Planning, Corporate Affairs, Cisco and Courtney Martin, Finance Specialist, Corporate Affairs Group, Intel (a Shared Value Initiative funder). The panel runs from 3:30-4:30 pm... more
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Shared Value in investing, education, debuts at the 2013 CGI Annual Meeting
By: Justin Bakule | 5 years 7 months ago | Permalink
We are pleased to return to the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting where one year ago, we announced the formation of the Shared Value Initiative as a CGI Commitment to Action. On Tuesday, September 24th, Mark Kramer, co-founder of FSG and senior advisor to the Initiative, will present “Making the Shared Value Case to Investors,” in an interactive session with Jørgen Ole Haslestad, President... more
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Boldness: The Key Lesson From the Six Pioneers of Sustainability
By: James Epstein-Reeves | 5 years 7 months ago | Permalink
Whether you refer to the field as sustainability, corporate social responsibility, or shared value, today social and environmental issues are more a part of everyday business than ever before.  We are now at a point where we can look back and celebrate the history of the field. And it’s in that spirit that I collaborated with Ellen Weinreb of the Weinreb Group to publish a report today where... more
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Collaboration in the Canadian Oil Sands
By: Carina Wendel | 5 years 7 months ago | Permalink
The FSG shared value in extractives research team just came back from a week of interviews, presentations and site visits in Calgary, Edmonton and Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada. The team was especially interested in visiting Alberta because of the size of the oil and gas industry, and its tremendous potential for positive – and negative – impact. Northern Alberta holds the world’s largest... more
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Shared Value Unlocking the Power of Internet
By: Sooah Cho | 5 years 7 months ago | Permalink
Giant tech-companies such as Facebook, Samsung, and Google have recently announced their goals to bring Internet to the two-thirds of the world’s population that currently is not connected to the rich knowledge economy online. Following the announcements of such ambitious plans for expanding global Internet access, a thought-provoking SSIR blog post, “Facebook’s Shared Value Status: It’s... more
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The Business Solution to Poverty: Book Review
By: Don Richardson | 5 years 7 months ago | Permalink
Paul Polak and Mal Warwick’s new book The Business Solution to Poverty is, as Bill Clinton says on the cover note, “one of the most helpful propositions to come along in a long time… original, ambitious and practical.”  If you’re an entrepreneur looking to break into emerging markets, a development practitioner trying to figure out how to harness private sector smarts and local... more