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Shared Value Leadership Summit #3 on's 2016 Most Innovative Conferences
By: Alicia Dunn | 2 months 2 weeks ago | Permalink
Most conferences follow a familiar formula – keynote speakers, breakout sessions, networking opportunities… Not exactly a hotbed of innovation. Until now. The Shared Value Initiative is thrilled to share that the 2016 Shared Value Leadership Summit landed the #3 spot on’s 10 Most Innovative Conferences of 2016. What makes the Summit so innovative? We’re glad you asked. Plenary... more
Seasons Greetings to SVI
By: David Laurel | 3 months 3 days ago | Permalink
From a steadily growing group of Shared Value Practitioners from academia and from the field in the Philippines, we all wish the members/leaders from FSG and the Shared Value Initiative around the world. A Merry Christmas. We look forward to an exciting year of disrupting the cyclical equations of societal problems into opportunities, working for permanence of mutual benefit to society and... more
Different Perspectives, Shared Vision: Two Abbott Leaders Discuss How Sustainable Business Can Improve Lives
By: Alicia Dunn | 3 months 3 weeks ago | Permalink
As part of our ongoing Shared Value Thought Leaders portfolio of profiles we sat down with Katherine Pickus, Divisional Vice President, Global Citizenship and Policy, Abbott and John Ginascol, Vice President, Nutrition Supply Chain, Abbott to speak with them about the evolution of shared value at this healthcare leader and what more is needed to accelerate the adoption of shared... more
How healthcare companies win in the new Sustainable Development Goals era
By: Leith Greenslade | 3 months 3 weeks ago | Permalink
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. Released in 2012, just one year after Michael Porter and Mark Kramer published Creating Shared Value and redefined the purpose of the... more
By: Maria Gotti | 4 months 13 hours ago | Permalink
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... more
Executing Shared Value by Dr. Robert Kaplan"The Father of the Science of Strategy Execution"
By: Ahmad J. Naous | 4 months 2 weeks ago | Permalink
Palladium and Professor Robert Kaplan of Harvard Business School discuss how to deliver Positive Impact in Indonesia Palladium Indonesia was delighted to welcome Professor Robert Kaplan, Emeritus Professor at the Harvard Business School, to meet with over 500 business leaders and senior government officials to explore how Indonesia could unite the success of business with that of wider... more
The Power of Shared Value- The Story of Palladium Lebanon
By: Ahmad J. Naous | 4 months 3 weeks ago | Permalink
“Shared value is not social responsibility, philanthropy, or sustainability, but a new way for companies to achieve economic success.” Michael E. Porter and Mark Kramer,  Shared value is a management strategy in which companies find business opportunities in social problems. While philanthropy and CSR focus efforts focus on “giving back” or minimizing the harm business has on... more
NationSwell's Summit on Solutions Will Spark Conversations & Lasting Impact
By: Alicia Dunn | 5 months 3 days ago | Permalink
Our friends at NationSwell have just announced their third annual Summit on Solutions on Tuesday, November 15th at the IAC Building in NYC! We’re happy to share that NationSwell has offered our community a limited number of discounted tickets. The first 10 people who register with promo code Sh4r3d-V4l will snag a $100 ticket! More details below. The NationSwell Summit on Solutions is... more
Call for Proposals - Transforming higher education with innovative partnerships
By: Alicia Dunn | 5 months 1 week ago | Permalink
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 influence of higher... more
Customer Centricity Program in Ferentari - Romania
By: Maria Gotti | 5 months 1 week ago | Permalink
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.... more