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

Shared Value and the future of Foundations

By: Sam Moore | Head of Community Bank International at Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited | June 8th, 2016

I admit that I know very little about foundations. What I know I've learnt through reading about F.B. Heron Foundation and my dealings with Bendigo Bank's own Community Enterprise Foundation.

 "Creating shared value" however comes to mind when I read about Heron's changing business model.


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

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

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

Building efficient social sector initiatives through new generation impact measurement

By: Unmesh Sheth | Founder & President at SoPact | February 2nd, 2016

Unmesh Sheth Founder, SoPact, “Measure & Build Impact Evidence That Matters”   

This post was originally published on February 2, 2016

Global Development

Little Wins of Impact Entrepreneurs

By: Chad Maxwell | Founder / CEO at DABADDO | January 21st, 2016

Business + Purpose in 2016

By: Danielle Holly | CEO at Common Impact | January 15th, 2016

In President Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday, he called on business to be a force for good through the strong and fair treatment of employees.    

"This year I plan to lift up the many businesses who've figured out that doing right by their workers ends up being good for their shareholders, their customers and their communities, so that we can spread those best practices across America."

Education, including workforce development Other

Sharity.. Creating a network of collaborators!

Initiative/ Project Description:

Coming from Millennials generation, has given me the strength to step up and create what the world seems to be missing, Empathy. With the fast paced life, comes the illusion of multitasking, that often leads us to forget the power of empathy, and its dramatic effect on the dynamics of life. I’ve teamed up with a development team in Egypt and ventured Sharity app, that will first and foremost help the millennials to find their true North by nurturing their empathy deficit

Deploying Capital for Good

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Capital for Good (CfG) is non-profit, philanthrophic organization that works with HNI to develop community based solutions to poverty. CfG works in the areas of health, education, economic empowerment and anti-human traffic solutions. Providing consulting advice to large family foundations, INGOs and government agencies. We take seriously the opportunity to work with local actors who afford us an opportunity to do humble inquiry into their needs.

Reaching Your Potential By Helping Others Reach Theirs

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