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Get to Know Your New Corporate Partner: 18 Questions to Ask
By: Carol Moore | 8 months 3 weeks ago | Permalink
So you’re a nonprofit that’s landed the first meeting with a corporate partner – now what? In our experience in partnering with companies for global development at Heifer International, we’ve found you need to ask the right questions to prepare for and drive a meaningful conversation. Actively listening and accurately interpreting the answers is essential for assessing the viability of... more
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Exploring Shared Value in Global Health and Safety
By: Mark Kramer | 8 months 3 weeks ago | Permalink
This post was originally published on FSG.org.  FSG managing directors Mark Kramer and Kyle Peterson recently participated in a workshop convened by the National Academics of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to discuss how shared value, the concept of embedding social impact strategies into a company’s core business model to achieve both social and financial value, can be applied to... more
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Apply now for the 2016 Shared Value Awards
By: Briar Lloyd | 8 months 3 weeks ago | Permalink
Are you leading through shared value? The Shared Value Project is please to announce applications are now open for the inaugural Shared Value Awards. With media partner AFR BOSS, the awards will recognise leading examples of shared value success stories from the Australasian region, and will provide a platform to promote shared value in action. If your organisation or leader is making... more
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Elevating Health at the United Nations Global Compact
By: Derek Yach | 9 months 1 week ago | Permalink
This post was coauthored by Derek Yach & Gillian Christie, Vitality.  Ten years following the Earth Summit (1992) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the World Summit on Sustainable Development (2002) in Johannesburg, South Africa was an opportunity to elevate health on the environmental and development agendas. The newly launched Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) build upon outputs from... more
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The Philippines on the path through Shared Value
By: David Laurel | 9 months 1 week ago | Permalink
As a practitioner for CSV it made me so glad to hear our incoming Secretary of Finance, Carlos "Sonny" Dominguez, issued the following statement in yesterday's press conference, which includes all the members of the incoming Philippine government's Economic Cluster. I quote: “It is to change the way we do things as a nation. It is a patriotic call to start building a truly 21st-century society... more
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Changing the World by Changing Business
By: Meghan Ennes | 9 months 1 week ago | Permalink
Three reasons why your company should aim to tackle social issues. (Photo from left to right: Alan Murray, Fortune; Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala , Ayala; Helena B. Foulkes, CVS Health; Ed Brandt, MasterCard; and Jakob Riis, Novo Nordisk.) While the Great Recession put a dent in the public’s trust in corporations, faith in business is now gradually on the rise. According to the 2016... more
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Talking shared value & smart business in Rome
By: Blakey Emmett | 9 months 1 week ago | Permalink
This post was originally published on Pact's website.  We had our fair share of pasta and gelato, but for the more than 60 people who descended on Rome, Italy, last week for the Shared Value Practitioners Forum, the richness was in conversation, collaboration, and curiosity. Prego! Pact was 10-strong at the forum. Country directors from Nigeria, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Swaziland,... more
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JUNE 21: Watch the Nestlé CSV Forum Live
By: Barbara Wettstein | 9 months 1 week ago | Permalink
Didier Burkhalter, President of the Swiss Confederation (center) attending the Creating Shared Value Forum in 2014 (Photo Credit: Nestle Flickr).  On 21 June, we at Nestlé will hold our Creating Shared Value Global Forum in Africa. Entitled Investing in Sustainable Development in Africa, the forum will bring together business, civil society and government leaders from Africa and... more
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Shared Value in Australia - Featuring on Talkback radio
By: Sam Moore | 9 months 1 week ago | Permalink
Peter Yates (chair of the Shared Value Project, the peak practice body for shared value in Australasia and the exclusive regional partner of the Shared Value Initiative) was interviewed on national talkback radio in Australia on Wednesday regarding Shared Value. To listen in to the interview click here https://soundcloud.com/774-abc-melbourne/known-unknowns-with-jon-faine-15-june-2016
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Genesis Analytics becomes only Africa-based affiliate of Shared Value Initiative
By: Ryan Short | 9 months 2 weeks ago | Permalink
Johannesburg, South Africa – Genesis Analytics has been signed on as the only African-based affiliate of the Shared Value Initiative’s Consulting Affiliate Network, the world’s leading shared value practitioners’ network. With offices in Johannesburg and Nairobi, Genesis Analytics is the largest economics-based consultancy in Africa, with 85 consultants advising governments, private firms,... more
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