How a culture of “doing the right thing” is good for business

By: Megan Hansen | Senior Vice President - People at MOD Pizza | May 16th, 2018

Savvy business leaders everywhere are focused on talent, changing demographics, and the future of work—and what it all means for their company. On June 13th, FSG and the Shared Value Initiative are hosting REWIRE: Unlocking Talent Solutions for Today& Tomorrow at Gap Inc.’s headquarters in San Francisco to explore how companies can build their capacity to better recruit, retain, support, and advance historically overlooked talent pools with an aim of improving the bottom line.

Education, including workforce development

A Partnership that Pays: ESL Credit Union's Innovative Approach to Pipeline Development

By: Tiffany Chang | at FSG | March 21st, 2018

The Challenge: ESL Federal Credit Union, headquartered in Rochester, New York, recognizes that its employee base must reflect the demographics of the surrounding community to better serve its customers. However, like many companies, ESL faces challenges hiring and retaining employees from diverse backgrounds at all levels of the organization.  

Education, including workforce development

Enel Romania: The First App in Europe to Protect White Storks and Electric Grids

By: Anna ILLARIONOVA | Sustainability Projects & Practice Sharing at Enel | November 9th, 2017

Enel Romania provides services to 2.8 million customers in three key areas of the country: Muntenia Sud (including Bucharest), Banat and Dobrogea, accounting for one third of Romania’s electricity distribution market. A common problem that Energy Distributors face is that white storks use low-voltage pillars as a nest support, causing electrocution for birds, damages for the network, and electricity cuts.

Climate Change and Environment Education, including workforce development

Thirsty for More: Coca-Cola’s Shared Value Approach with Communities Across Brazil

The Coca-Cola Company is the world’s largest beverage company, with a portfolio of more than 500 sparkling and non-carbonated brands and an average of 1.9 billion servings a day. Sales of Coca-Cola products in Brazil currently represent seven percent of global volume, making Brazil the company’s fourth-largest market behind the U.S., Mexico, and China. Today, Coca-Cola Brazil has a leading presence in the Brazilian market. The company’s approach to engaging low-income markets contributes to its market position.

Enel in South Africa = ICT4D (ICT 4 DEVELOPMENT)

By: Anna ILLARIONOVA | Sustainability Projects & Practice Sharing at Enel | September 22nd, 2017

In Nojoli, South Africa, Enel is managing a wind power plant with an installed capacity of 88 MW and four photovoltaic power plants of 257 MW. A major part of the clean energy present in the entire country, helping reduce its dependence on fossil fuels, is therefore "made in Enel".

Education, including workforce development Other

CSV Plan in Candelaria: The integration between business and its local surrounding

By: Maria Gotti | Sustainability Projects and Practice Sharing Analyst at Enel | May 25th, 2017

Candelaria is a thermal combined cycle gas power plant with an installed capacity of 221 MW, located in the municipality of Candelaria in the north east of Tenerife (Canary Island). The plant is functioning since 1967 (50th anniversary will be celebrated this year) and it has always been crucial for the electrification of the island, most of all due to the increase in the demand of electricity for economic and industrial activities in the area based on local tourism and construction. In the past three decades Candelaria has been the principal electric producer of the island.

Climate Change and Environment Education, including workforce development Other

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

Strategic Partnership in Chile – Innovation and Sustainability through Circular Economy

By: Maria Gotti | Sustainability Projects and Practice Sharing Analyst at Enel | May 4th, 2017

A training centre completely built using recycled materials from the worksite of the Sierra Gorda (112MW) wind farm located in the desert of Antofagasta, 60km from Calama in Chile. An eco-technological workshop where women and the elderly from the Baquedano community, a small village of almost 550 inhabitants, learn artisan activities with the aim of initiating small local enterprises.

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

BOSQUE RENACE – PRESERVING LOCAL BIODIVERSITY IN COLOMBIA

By: Maria Gotti | Sustainability Projects and Practice Sharing Analyst at Enel | November 28th, 2016

Preserving biodiversity is one of the strategic objectives of Enel’s environmental policy. The Group in fact promotes projects that aim at protecting local species, their natural habitats, and the local ecosystems in general. In 2015, a Group biodiversity policy was adopted defining a number of principles that need to be followed during the selection and execution of projects throughout the value chain. In particular Enel undertakes:

Climate Change and Environment Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Relief Education, including workforce development Water

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

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