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Saving Business from Itself
By: Justin Bakule | 2 years 4 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
Breakfast Seminar with Pure Consulting
By: Stine Lise Hattestad Bratsberg | 2 years 5 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
5 habits of effective shared value advocates
By: Hugh Foley | 2 years 5 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
Job Opportunity: Senior Director-Strategic Partnerships
By: Sarah Crawford | 2 years 5 months ago | Permalink
Do you love the challenge of bringing governments, corporations, civil society organizations together to achieve significant impact on global challenges? Are you interested in working at a cutting edge, $1 billion a year independent government agency, to lead a strategic partnerships effort that is core to achieving the Agency’s new five year strategic plan? The Millennium Challenge... more
Sustainability Throughout the Entire Value Chain – Apiacas: A Sustainable Construction Site
By: Maria Gotti | 2 years 5 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
Finding Common Ground in Shared Value Partnership
By: Andrea Eschen | 2 years 6 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
Where does business stand on the SDGs?
By: Stine Lise Hattestad Bratsberg | 2 years 6 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
Get to Know Your New Corporate Partner: 18 Questions to Ask
By: Carol Moore | 2 years 6 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
Exploring Shared Value in Global Health and Safety
By: Mark Kramer | 2 years 6 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
Apply now for the 2016 Shared Value Awards
By: Briar Lloyd | 2 years 6 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