This report investigates the obstacles that block entrepreneurs who are designing innovative technologies for people living in poverty in developing countries and identifies a variety of actors, from foundations to corporates, who are in unique positions to support these pioneers. These actors can leverage their unique resources to strategically support the journeys of these pioneers, from the initial inspiration to ultimate impact at scale.
By applying a shared value lens, insurance companies can do more than just protect against risks. They can help prevent risks from occurring in the first place, while simultaneously creating economic value.
Skandia is a major provider of insurances and products for long-term savings and investments in the Nordics. Their development of a unique underwriting model and rehab services network enabled them to reduce preventable sick-leave time in Sweden, while dramatically improving their bottom line.
Awardees Recognized at 25th Anniversary Gala Celebration Dinner
Washington, D.C., November 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Celebrating 25 years of re-inventing the way the private, public and social sectors collaborate to create a better world, PYXERA Global will present the inaugural Purposeful Global Engagement Pioneer Awards on November 12, 2015. Among those being recognized are IBM, the Peace Corps, FSG (The Shared Value Initiative), and John Lynch, Co-Founder and CEO of Lynka.
There are so many brilliant minds working to develop innovative solutions to improve conditions all over the world. But what separates the business ideas that are able to make an impact on millions of lives from the ones that may only reach a few hundred people is an ability to scale.
As any social entrepreneur knows, achieving scale is no easy feat. Social entrepreneurs face a variety of barriers that cannot be tackled alone.
If you’re responsible for corporate societal engagement at your company, if your title is president of your corporate foundation, or VP of CSR, or Director of Corporate Citizenship (or whichever term your company uses), read on. This blog is for you.
A Ranking of Top Companies That Are Doing Well by Doing Good
September 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Fortune has published its inaugural “Change the World” list of the top companies that are innovating business solutions to address complex social and environmental challenges. This list, developed with input from FSG and the Shared Value Initiative, illustrates a shift from business-as-usual among large corporations.
Can businesses really thrive and succeed in doing right by people? It always seemed so but but now the proof is in the pudding. Fortune Magazine, one of the top financial publications, and FSG, a non-profit social consulting firm, have recognized GSK as #6 in the world as a company that’s doing well by doing good for other people.
This video tells the story of Roca, a nonprofit organization that focuses on intervention and relationship building to improve outcomes for high-risk young men and mothers in Massachusetts. Molly Baldwin, Roca’s founder and CEO, Jay Ash, Chelsea’s City Manager, and Chief Bryan Kyes of the Chelsea Police Department discuss how system leadership has led to significant and lasting change in their community.