By: Maria Gotti | Sustainability Projects and Practice Sharing Analyst at Enel | October 17th, 2017

Enel in Peru is dealing with a great number of clients with low income or in difficult socio-economic conditions. On the one hand, these clients need a specific customer care approach and this represents a great opportunity for Enel to secure an innovative and sustainable growth of its business in the country. On the other hand, it turned out that insurance services that usually target stakeholders with higher economic conditions do not benefit from the possibility to distribute their products to low income clients.

Health and Nutrition Poverty

Building sustainable supply chains to reverse the “Paradox of the Starving Farmer”

By: Mark Gunton | CEO at Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership, Clinton Foundation | April 26th, 2017

By Mark Gunton, CEO, Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership and Eduardo Tugendhat, Global Director of Thought Leadership, Palladium

Health and Nutrition Poverty

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

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

Sustainability Throughout the Entire Value Chain – Apiacas: A Sustainable Construction Site

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

As of 2013, Enel has been integrating the CSV sustainability model into the business processes and along the whole value chain. CSV in Business Development means an in depth analysis of the context which includes the evaluation of risks and opportunities on the basis of business objectives and local stakeholder needs.

Climate Change and Environment Education, including workforce development Financial Inclusion Global Development Poverty

YieldWise: Building a Better Food System in Africa Through Shared Value Partnerships

Elimination of post-harvest food loss would feed 1 billion more people by 2050—many of them across Sub-Saharan Africa, where food insecurity is the greatest. This means much more than just more food for more people; it also means increased nutritional security, greater resilience within food systems, and improved farmers’ livelihoods. At the same time, increasing demand for food in the region creates an unparalleled opportunity for the private sector to address this pressing problem.

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.


The Secret Sauce in Shared Value, Lean Startup, Behavioral Economics, and Social Enterprise

By: Chris Wolff | Founder at Shared Value Agents | May 19th, 2016

As an enthusiast for new solutions to old problems I wonder: Are you as excited as I am by relatively recent developments of social enterprises, shared value, behavioral economics and/or lean startups for social change? Or do you skeptically forecast which of these business approaches might just be fads?

Financial Inclusion Global Development Poverty

Enel Encourages Innovation with Shared Value Business Challenge

By: Bettina Mirabile | CSV Project Leader at Enel | May 3rd, 2016

An infusion of competition helped kick-start this green energy company's shared value journey.

Climate Change and Environment Global Development Poverty

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