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

Cerro Pabellón a perfect mix between Innovation and Sustainability – Innovability in Chile

By: Maria Gotti | Sustainability Projects and Practice Sharing Analyst at Enel | September 15th, 2016

Cerro Pabellón, (in the municipality of Ollagüe, North of Chile), is the first geothermal plant in South America. Once its construction will be achieved, it will be also the first geothermal plant in the world built 4,500 meters above see level. Geothermal energy is a clean energy production solution and Enel, through its renewable arm (Enel Green Power – EGP) has a long-standing global expertise in the field dating back to the early 20th Century.

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

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

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

CJ Korea Express: Senior Parcel Delivery

In 2007, several domestic parcel delivery companies started to create delivery jobs for seniors in response to corporate social responsibility. However, with an inefficient operating system and a lack of systematic partnerships with stakeholders, steadfast decline in the productivity ensued. On this basis, CJ considered a new sustainable model, able to create economic and social values at the same time.

This case study was written by CJ Group, a partner of the Shared Value Initiative.

G20 Platform Launches Survey on Inclusive Business

By: Kathy Gaertner | Associate Operations Officer, Inclusive Business Models Group at International Finance Corporation (IFC) | February 25th, 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

JetBlue Sees Brand Power in Social Good

By: Meghan Ennes | Manager, Digital Communications at Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship | November 25th, 2015

In an age of transparency, the brand navigates the core value of sustainability. (Photo: Unsplash)

Climate Change and Environment

10 Immediate Ways Private Industry Can Tackle the New Global Goals

By: Leith Greenslade | Founder & CEO at JustActions LLC | November 9th, 2015

How companies can take action to change the world—right now. (Image Credit: Global Goals / Getty Images)

Just a few months ago, world leaders meeting at the UN in New York signed up to something extraordinary and unprecedented—17 ambitious goals ranging from ending extreme poverty to combatting climate change that apply equally to every country.

Climate Change and Environment Education, including workforce development Financial Inclusion Gender Equality Health and Nutrition Human Rights Poverty

Sustainable INSERT INTO sharedvalue.field_data_title_field (entity_type, bundle, deleted, entity_id, revision_id, `language`, delta, title_field_value, title_field_format) VALUES Lead to Sustainable Lives in Guatemala

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Presenter: Moshe Lahmani Chairman, Shikun & Binui

For the purposes of this presentation, I wish to discuss the lasting impact that our company, Shikun & Binui (SBI), has had on the environment, economics, and local communities, with Guatemala as one stellar example out of our numerous values-based projects worldwide.

Addressing Sustainable Development Goals: Shared value on the agenda at the 2015 World Economic Forum in Davos

By: Briar Lloyd | Member Liaison at Shared Value Project | March 9th, 2015

Shared value is experiencing wide-spread adoption, with global amplifiers and multiple actors embracing the shared value terminology across business-in-society convenings and platforms. This year at the 2015 World Economic Forum in Davos it was more apparent than ever, with economic growth and social inclusion highlighted across the open forum program of the Annual Meeting.

Climate Change and Environment Global Development Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Relief Education, including workforce development Financial Inclusion Health and Nutrition Human Rights Poverty Water Gender Equality