By creating shared value, companies can deliver profits while also serving society
The Indian private sector has the power to contribute to inclusive growth. However, the current methods of charity and corporate responsibilty won't get companies far. What will? Creating shared value.
Burger King, the world's second largest fast food chain, signaled bold change this week when it announced it will source 100 percent of its eggs and pork from cage-free chickens and crate-free pigs by 2017.
Earns EPA Recognition as #1 in Renewable Energy Sales Volume
(3BL Media) Atlanta, GA - April 25, 2012 – As Earth Month celebrations continue, Sterling Planet salutes all who have purchased renewable energy from the company over the past 12 years, including members of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Green Power Partnership.
- Fox Foundation to sponsor a clinical trial to study Sanofi compound -
(3BL Media) April 19, 2012 - Sanofi announced today that it has entered into a collaboration with the Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) to conduct a clinical trial to assess the safety and tolerability of AVE 8112, a Sanofi PDE4 inhibitor – phosphodiesterase type 4 inhibitor - in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD).
“In spite of there having been a translator to help facilitate conversations, I have never been so keenly alert to my client’s body language and every nuance of expression, as well as my own,” explained Susan E.
It's no secret most companies prefer to keep their proprietary tools and processes under wraps for competitive reasons. Yet in the age of transparency, companies have become more willing to open their doors to inspection. One company has taken this a step further by allowing anyone – even its competitors – to view an essential aspect of its supplier assessment process, all in the name of sustainability.