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New Report—Hardware Pioneers: Harnessing the Impact Potential of Technology Entrepreneurs

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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.  

New Case Study: Skandia Group Creating Shared Value in Sweden's Financial Sector

Insurance, Social Impact, and Profit
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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.

PYXERA Global Recognizes IBM, Peace Corps, FSG, and John Lynch through the Purposeful Global Engagement Pioneer Award

Awardees Recognized at 25th Anniversary Gala Celebration Dinner
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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.

The Power of Industry Facilitation: Bringing Market-Based Solutions to Scale

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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.

New Resource: Simplifying Strategy

A practical toolkit for corporate societal engagement
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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.

Find out Who's on Fortune's "Change the World" List

A Ranking of Top Companies That Are Doing Well by Doing Good
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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.

GSK Recognized as #6 for “Changing the World”

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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.

Free Webinar - Implementing the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Building the Backbones / Platforms for Partnering around the SDGs
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Thursday, June 18, 2015 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm GMT (find your time zone)

Can't attend live? Register anyway and you'll receive a recording two business days after the event.

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Thursday, June 18, 2015 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm GMT (find your time zone)

Can't attend live? Register anyway and you'll receive a recording two business days after the event.

Roca: System Leadership in Chelsea, Massachusetts

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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.

Tackling Complex Problems through Collective Impact

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What is collective impact? How is it different from other forms of collaboration? We know that these questions aren’t always easy to answer, even for collective impact practitioners.

That’s why the Collective Impact Forum has created a short motion graphic, Tackling Complex Social Problems through Collective Impact, to illustrate how collective impact works and why it’s an effective approach to social change.

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