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Hugh Foley's picture
5 habits of effective shared value advocates
By: Hugh Foley | 3 years 6 months ago | Permalink
It’s rare to find a corporate responsibility professional these days who isn’t familiar with shared value. Most can speak with authority about the latest shared value case studies, frameworks and methodologies. And yet, outside of the corporate responsibility world, far fewer have heard (or care) about shared value. This is particularly true for corporate leaders: people responsible for making... more
Maria Gotti's picture
Sustainability Throughout the Entire Value Chain – Apiacas: A Sustainable Construction Site
By: Maria Gotti | 3 years 6 months ago | Permalink
As of 2013, Enel has been integrating the CSV sustainability model into the business processes and along the whole value chain. CSV in Business Development means an in depth analysis of the context which includes the evaluation of risks and opportunities on the basis of business objectives and local stakeholder needs. In the Engineering & Construction phase, working with various functions... more
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Finding Common Ground in Shared Value Partnership
By: Andrea Eschen | 3 years 7 months ago | Permalink
As I entered the first day of the INGO Shared Value Practitioner’s Forum last month in Rome, I was ruminating on the prior day’s tour of the Coliseum, the Roman Forum, and my pasta meal. How was I going to transition from ancient Rome to the immediate task of translating the next three days of workshop into a practical experience, advancing the Population Council’s efforts to develop shared value... more
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Where does business stand on the SDGs?
By: Stine Lise Hattestad Bratsberg | 3 years 7 months ago | Permalink
Stine Lise Hattestad Bratsberg representing Norway and the business perspective on the Sustainable Development Goals. “Leave no one behind.” This is the main topic for the first High-Level Political Forum for Sustainable Development, which I am attending in New York this week. It’s common thinking that UN is just a “talk shop” for grand ideas, but this event represents a moment of... more
Carol Moore's picture
Get to Know Your New Corporate Partner: 18 Questions to Ask
By: Carol Moore | 3 years 7 months ago | Permalink
So you’re a nonprofit that’s landed the first meeting with a corporate partner – now what? In our experience in partnering with companies for global development at Heifer International, we’ve found you need to ask the right questions to prepare for and drive a meaningful conversation. Actively listening and accurately interpreting the answers is essential for assessing the viability of... more
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Exploring Shared Value in Global Health and Safety
By: Mark Kramer | 3 years 7 months ago | Permalink
This post was originally published on  FSG managing directors Mark Kramer and Kyle Peterson recently participated in a workshop convened by the National Academics of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to discuss how shared value, the concept of embedding social impact strategies into a company’s core business model to achieve both social and financial value, can be applied to... more
Briar Lloyd's picture
Apply now for the 2016 Shared Value Awards
By: Briar Lloyd | 3 years 7 months ago | Permalink
Are you leading through shared value? The Shared Value Project is please to announce applications are now open for the inaugural Shared Value Awards. With media partner AFR BOSS, the awards will recognise leading examples of shared value success stories from the Australasian region, and will provide a platform to promote shared value in action. If your organisation or leader is making... more
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Elevating Health at the United Nations Global Compact
By: Derek Yach | 3 years 8 months ago | Permalink
This post was coauthored by Derek Yach & Gillian Christie, Vitality.  Ten years following the Earth Summit (1992) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the World Summit on Sustainable Development (2002) in Johannesburg, South Africa was an opportunity to elevate health on the environmental and development agendas. The newly launched Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) build upon outputs from... more
David Laurel's picture
The Philippines on the path through Shared Value
By: David Laurel | 3 years 8 months ago | Permalink
As a practitioner for CSV it made me so glad to hear our incoming Secretary of Finance, Carlos "Sonny" Dominguez, issued the following statement in yesterday's press conference, which includes all the members of the incoming Philippine government's Economic Cluster. I quote: “It is to change the way we do things as a nation. It is a patriotic call to start building a truly 21st-century society... more
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Talking shared value & smart business in Rome
By: Blakey Emmett | 3 years 8 months ago | Permalink
This post was originally published on Pact's website.  We had our fair share of pasta and gelato, but for the more than 60 people who descended on Rome, Italy, last week for the Shared Value Practitioners Forum, the richness was in conversation, collaboration, and curiosity. Prego! Pact was 10-strong at the forum. Country directors from Nigeria, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Swaziland,... more