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Robert Lucas's picture
The Venture Philanthropy of Access
By: Robert Lucas | 3 years 9 months ago | Permalink
Very excited about the upcoming Shared Value Summit, and our new initiative with Walgreens!  This will be a game changer for patient access, comfort, hope and support! http://www.chaindrugreview.com/walgreens-in-partnership-to-help-further-oncology-care/  
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Trained as Engineers in India - Solar Mamas Bring the Sun Home
By: Maria Gotti | 3 years 9 months ago | Permalink
As of 2012, Enel Green Power’s partnership with the Barefoot College - Indian NGO founded by Bunker Roy - has provided access to electricity to numerous rural communities in Latin America. The Barefoot College is located in Tilonia, a very small village near Jaipur (Rajasthan) and it is where illiterate women from isolated, non-electrified areas, learn how to install and service... more
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Ollague: A Green Oasis in The Desert Managed With The Community
By: Maria Gotti | 3 years 9 months ago | Permalink
Enel considers innovation to be at the core of sustainability and most of all of the integration of the Creating Shared Value model within the business decision making process. This is in fact evident in one of Enel Green Power’s first attempts of applying the new model in Chile. The desert of Atacama is home to many small communities which are often not connected to the power grid, hence have... more
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From the Andean Valley of Peru: The Taste and Aroma of Café Curibamba
By: Rossella Piccirillo | 3 years 9 months ago | Permalink
Curibamba is in the region of Junín, six hours from Lima, where Enel plans to build a 200MW hydropower plant in the Valley of the Uchubamba, Comas and Tulumayo rivers with very little access to electricity. During the business development phase, studies have highlighted that due to a lack of appropriate farming machinery and infrastructure, as well as of technical expertise, the local people were... more
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Creating shared value in Africa is now happening
By: Mark Esposito | 3 years 9 months ago | Permalink
If the mass media is to be believed, Africa is hardly a continent brimming with opportunities for business. But for some time international business commentators have been positioning the continent as the next market with significant potential. It is now often described as being ready to take on the mantle of Asia where growth is slowing, markets are becoming crowded and internal competition is... more
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Insurance, Social Impact, and Profit
By: Nina Jais | 3 years 10 months ago | Permalink
This blog post was originally published on FSG.org.   When you think about insurance companies, do you think about social impact? It’s likely not the first thing that comes to mind, but FSG client Skandia has realized the significant impact they can create by helping prevent risks rather than just insuring against them. Through active risk prevention, insurance companies can not only... more
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The Role of Shared Value in Partnerships
By: Cate O'Kane | 3 years 10 months ago | Permalink
PSI President & CEO Karl Hoffman (second from left) at the Shared Value Leadership Summit, joined by (from left to right) Eli Lilly CEO John Lechleiter, Discovery Health CEO Adrian Gore, and FSG Managing Directory Kyle Peterson.  As colleagues gathered earlier this month in Washington D.C. for Global Partnerships Week, the development community had the opportunity to pause,... more
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From Donation to Market: Unlocking the Potential of Business-based Humanitarian Solutions
By: Louise Kjaer | 3 years 10 months ago | Permalink
Humanitarian crises are occurring with greater frequency within the global landscape. These crises are becoming long lasting and require long-term solutions. Simultaneously, NGOs and humanitarian agencies are experiencing declining donor funding. This development—coupled with an increasing pressure on crisis-affected communities—calls for innovative solutions to tackle protracted crises by... more
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Webinar: How to create scalable societal impact as a corporation
By: Nina Jais | 3 years 10 months ago | Permalink
Consumers are increasingly demanding that companies do well by doing good, and many business leaders are answering that call by adopting shared value approaches. If you're a leader in a corporation  or corporate foundation interested in creating sustainable social and environmetal impact in the long-term, please register for the upcoming free webinar: How to create... more
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Leading Canadian companies find inspiration in shared value
By: Ellen Martin | 3 years 10 months ago | Permalink
How might we catalyze shared value thinking in companies? The Consulting Affiliate Network is a key component of how the Shared Value Initiative thinks about influencing companies and helping them on their journeys toward creating and scaling shared value. Therefore, it was a great honor to have joined two of our Canadian Affiliates, Cohesion Strategies and Umalia, for a Shared Value Lab... more
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