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Job Opportunity: Senior Director-Strategic Partnerships
By: Sarah Crawford | 9 months 3 weeks ago | Permalink
Do you love the challenge of bringing governments, corporations, civil society organizations together to achieve significant impact on global challenges? Are you interested in working at a cutting edge, $1 billion a year independent government agency, to lead a strategic partnerships effort that is core to achieving the Agency’s new five year strategic plan? The Millennium Challenge... more
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Sustainability Throughout the Entire Value Chain – Apiacas: A Sustainable Construction Site
By: Maria Gotti | 10 months 1 day ago | Permalink
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. In the Engineering & Construction phase, working with various functions... more
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Finding Common Ground in Shared Value Partnership
By: Andrea Eschen | 10 months 1 week ago | Permalink
As I entered the first day of the INGO Shared Value Practitioner’s Forum last month in Rome, I was ruminating on the prior day’s tour of the Coliseum, the Roman Forum, and my pasta meal. How was I going to transition from ancient Rome to the immediate task of translating the next three days of workshop into a practical experience, advancing the Population Council’s efforts to develop shared value... more
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Where does business stand on the SDGs?
By: Stine Lise Hattestad Bratsberg | 10 months 2 weeks ago | Permalink
Stine Lise Hattestad Bratsberg representing Norway and the business perspective on the Sustainable Development Goals. “Leave no one behind.” This is the main topic for the first High-Level Political Forum for Sustainable Development, which I am attending in New York this week. It’s common thinking that UN is just a “talk shop” for grand ideas, but this event represents a moment of... more
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Get to Know Your New Corporate Partner: 18 Questions to Ask
By: Carol Moore | 10 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 | 10 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 | 10 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 | 11 months 6 days 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 | 11 months 6 days 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 | 11 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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