PATH: Combatting HIV in Vietnam through Partnerships

PATH is a Seattle, Washington-based international nonprofit started in 1977 with a mission to advance global health equity and transform health care delivery around the world through partnerships. In 2014, USAID and PATH launched the Healthy Markets initiative, which brings together public institutions, businesses, and social enterprises to build a sustainable response to HIV in Vietnam and create shared value. Vietnam has experienced significant progress in curtailing its HIV epidemic since the first diagnosis in 1990. In 2014, however, there was a notable shift in the epidemic.

Shared Value 101 Webinar: Starting Your Journey


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.

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".

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

Lilly’s LEAP: Strengthening Diabetes Care

Eli Lilly and Co. is an Indianapolis-based global health care provider founded in 1876 by Colonel Eli Lilly. Today, the company generates $21.2 billion in revenue1, and its 41,275 employees develop and manufacture human pharmaceutical products and animal health products sold in 125 countries. Lilly introduced the Lilly Expanding Access for People (LEAP) initiative in 2015 to strengthen health care systems in developing countries, beginning in China.

The CSV Index

By: Craig Mascarenhas | Student at MIT | February 3rd, 2017

The CSV Index

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Creating Shared Value

How healthcare companies win in the new Sustainable Development Goals era

By: Leith Greenslade | at JustActions | December 2nd, 2016

The world is now so awash with content it’s hard, maybe even impossible, to separate the wheat from the chaff.  You can be forgiven then, for missing what I think was one of the most important health reports of the Millennium Development Goal era.

Novartis Access: Democratizing Health Care

Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs)—or chronic diseases—are the leading cause of death globally. Their prevalence is growing fastest in low and middle-income countries (LMIC), where around 75 percent of deaths from NCDs occur. Unhealthy diets and tobacco use are growing in developing regions, yet timely and affordable access to treatments for illnesses caused by these factors is limited. Projections indicate that chronic illnesses will cost society USD47 trillion over the next two decades due to reduced workforce productivity, curbed economic growth, and reinforced poverty.