Shared Value as a Due Diligence pre-filter for the application of patient capital.


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Connecting Purpose with Profit and Accelerating Models of "Living Well"


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Our focus is on creating accelerated models towards "Living Well" by understanding the values and passions that drive stakeholder decision making. Matching those needs through the development of a common language so education, understanding and engagement occurs, (SRI/ESG/Impact/Mission, etc.) opening up investing experiences, and by inviting traditional and new communities to work together, we are opening up investing experiences, creating positive behaviour change and a virtuous cycle of conscious capital formation.

The Challenge and Opportunity of Antimicrobial Stewardship and Leadership in Animal Health


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Antimicrobial resistance is an increasingly significant health challenge, of which animal agriculture plays a role. For years, the industry stood behind the science and fought back based on the lack of scientific evidence definitively connecting agriculture use to human resistance.

The Challenge and Opportunity of Antimicrobial Stewardship and Leadership in Animal Health


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Antimicrobial resistance is an increasingly significant health challenge, of which animal agriculture plays a role. For years, the industry stood behind the science and fought back based on the lack of scientific evidence definitively connecting agriculture use to human resistance.

Library For All: A nonprofit transforming the publishing industry


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There are 250 million children in the developing world who are not learning to read and write, even after four years of school. Despite the fact that 90% of children in developing countries are enrolled in school, they are still not learning the basics. 

Increasing Impact and Engaging New Champions - the NGO perspective on the Pfizer Executive Global Health Team Program


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As elucidated by FSG in its seminal “Ahead of the Curve” report, this is a critical time of change for international NGOs (iNGOs).  As a result, IntraHealth International, a global health iNGO, is transforming the way it works – by increasing focus on strengthening health care systems, influencing global agendas, and maximizing shared value partnerships - as we strive to become an “NGO of the future”. The year 2015 was pivotal for this journey.

Developing financial instruments that reward shared value


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We rate impact or shared value on society of all organizations on a single scale (like a rating agency) and with them we generate products that everyone can invest in (like an index provider or fund manager).

 

WHY: Opportunity - What problem we are trying to solve

Radical Intervention in a Perfect Storm: safe surgery anytime, anywhere


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Population growth, power-poverty and unmet surgical need threaten to create a global health "perfect storm" in the coming decade. Per the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery 2030, more than 143 million surgeries are needed each year but not performed due a shortage of trained people, anesthesia and sterile instruments.

iTSCi: Mitigating conflict in the Great Lakes Region of Africa through responsible supply chain management, due diligence, and mineral traceability, thereby strengthening security and protecting livelihoods


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Starting in 2000, public awareness of a link between minerals and conflict in Central Africa started to grow. Campaigns to stir consumer activism and responsible supply chain management focused particularly on consumer electronics. Conscious of this growing concern around responsible mineral sourcing, the international tin industry association, ITRI, started work on developing a mechanism to create conflict-free supply chains from Central Africa as early as 2008.

Growing Together in Bangladesh


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What happens when a senior leader from a multi-billion dollar global agri-business company goes to live with a marginalised Bangladeshi rice farmer and his family for a month?

And what happens when that senior leader is tasked with creating a new market from that experience, previously of no interest to the business? And what happens when this leader truly begins to understand the challenges that farmer faces, and learns how the local business can address some of those challenges?

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