Women are the Changemakers

By: Bridge Internat... | Communications at Bridge International Academies | May 10th, 2017

Contrary to the cultural expectations of the countries in which we serve, women are playing a lead role in driving changes to the education sector. Through educating girls and empowering women, communities, countries and nations can be transformed.

Education, including workforce development Gender Equality Other

Government as a catalyst for shared value partnerships

By: Michelle Wenzel | Program Manager at Shared Value Project | February 20th, 2017

On 1 February, more than 100 leaders from business, government and civil society gathered in Canberra, Australia to explore the role of Government as a catalyst for creating shared value partnerships.

Global Development

Call for Proposals - Transforming higher education with innovative partnerships

By: Alicia Dunn | Communications Manager at Shared Value Initiative | October 18th, 2016

The Strategic Partnerships for Higher Education Innovation and Reform (SPHEIR) is a new Department for International Development (DFID) fund which aims to transform Higher Education systems in Sub Saharan Africa and other target countries. It is designed to catalyse innovative ‘partnerships’ in frontier and emerging markets to improve the performance, governance and

Education, including workforce development

Customer Centricity Program in Ferentari - Romania

By: Maria Gotti | Sustainability Projects and Practice Sharing Analyst at Enel | October 18th, 2016

Energy poverty is an issue in Romania being included in the Government’s national anti–poverty strategy. The strategy launched this year aims to address poverty and social exclusion that affects up to one third of the population, leaving large communities throughout the country with a lack of educational and economic opportunities, inadequate housing and, consequently, limited access to energy.

Education, including workforce development Poverty Other

Creating Shared Value in the Italian Context - Futur-E & Decomissioning of Assets

By: Maria Gotti | Sustainability Projects and Practice Sharing Analyst at Enel | September 30th, 2016

The Italian electrical power supply, which relies increasingly on renewable energy sources, is greater than the actual national energy consumption. Today there are 22 thermal power plants that rely on non-renewable sources and are considered marginal because they are old and not efficient. These plants are no longer competitive in the energy market or are no longer operating and thus will be decommissioned.

Climate Change and Environment Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Relief Education, including workforce development Financial Inclusion Other

Social Inclusion within Business Development: Investing in Improving the Local Agribusiness

By: Maria Gotti | Sustainability Projects and Practice Sharing Analyst at Enel | August 23rd, 2016

Although, 90% of Colombia’s main business derives from industrial activities in rural areas, these are the areas that have the least economic support from the government. It is in fact common for people living in these municipalities, where government budgets are very low, to expect funding from large industrial entities that work there.

Climate Change and Environment Education, including workforce development Poverty Other

Design as Shared Value Capital: How we embed purpose at KSS Architects

By: Emma Ignaszewski | Writer at KSS Architects | May 26th, 2016

Awareness for Everyone through Citizenship, Art, Ecology, Efficiency, Digital, Future, Job Opportunities, Knowledge, Mobile, Digital

By: Rossella Piccirillo | Sustainability Project and Practice Sharing at Enel | May 2nd, 2016

Due to a very high fuel poverty rate which leads to missing payments and electricity theft, there was a strong need of increasing customer loyalty. This  is a program that aims to incorporate all sustainability projects developed in Brazil by Enel’s local company - Ampla. The idea behind this program is that services should be more “human” by getting closer to people.

Climate Change and Environment Education, including workforce development Poverty Other

Empowered Mothers Nurture Healthy Families

By: Maria Gotti | Sustainability Projects and Practice Sharing Analyst at Enel | May 2nd, 2016

Enel Green Power – Republic of South Africa (EGP RSA) other than developing its business through renewable energies, is committed to certain social development obligations including the development of local communities in the areas near their projects. In South Africa, 30% of pregnant women are HIV+, and 43% of deaths among women and babies are due to HIV.

Education, including workforce development Gender Equality Health and Nutrition Poverty

Una Mano Para La Vida: The Wind Brings the Desert Back to Life

By: Maria Gotti | Sustainability Projects and Practice Sharing Analyst at Enel | April 29th, 2016

Thanks to an investment of about 196 million US$, Enel Green Power completed and connected to the grid the new wind power plant of Dominica I, in the Mexican municipality of Charcas. This is the first wind farm in the State of San Luis Potosí with a total installed capacity of 100 MW. The plant generates up to 260 GW per year and will help avoid over 337 thousand tons of CO2 emissions in the atmosphere every year, which is equal to the pollution produced by a vehicle covering over 3 billion km.

Climate Change and Environment Education, including workforce development Gender Equality Poverty Other

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