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Nominate a Company for the 2020 Fortune Change the World List

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Each year, Fortune publishes the Change the World List to celebrate companies and leaders that embrace corporate purpose and recognize how it can add value to business and society.

Resilience Reimagined: A Q&A with Rebecca Henderson

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In the lead up to our conversation with Rebecca Henderson of Harvard Business School as part of our Resilience Reimagined Speaker Series, we sat down with her to discuss the impetus of her book, Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire, and how she’s thinking about the current COVID-19 crisis.

1. What was the catalyst that led you to write, Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire? What sets it apart from previous books critiquing capitalism?

We Need a Reset. Our Future Depends on It.

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By Nicole Trimble, Alicia Dunn, and Sam Wollak of Talent Rewire

“Reopen the economy”, “get back to normal”, “end the shutdown”…

New Report Details Challenges and Solutions to Advancing Frontline Employees of Color

Includes evidence-based employer practices to support advancement to first-level management positions
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A new report titled “Advancing Frontline Employees of Color: Innovating for Competitive Advantage in America’s Frontline Workforce” was released today as a resource and call to action for employers to support the advancement of frontline employees of color.

Delivering on the Promise of Purpose Beyond Profits

Celebrating the companies on the 2019 Fortune Change the World List
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By Greg Hills & Bobbi Silten

Do you believe that companies should have a purpose beyond profits? If your answer is yes, you’re in the right place. Fortune’s fifth annual Change the World List celebrates those companies and leaders that embrace corporate purpose and recognize how it can add value to business and society. 

Join Purpose-Driven Leaders at the 2019 Shared Value Leadership Summit

Registration now open for the premier venue for shared value leaders
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May 7-8, 2019 

Marriott Long Wharf | Boston, Massachusetts

The era of purpose-driven business is upon us: from investors to global brands to consumers and CEOs alike, seemingly everyone is talking about the importance of purpose in driving business strategy and societal well-being. How can organizations fully deliver on the promise of purpose, moving from inspirational vision to meaningful results?​

Leading up to ObesityWeek 2018, the Shared Value Initiative Publishes Case Study on Novo Nordisk’s Commitment to Transforming Obesity Care

Case study highlights how Novo Nordisk is working to change the narrative and harmful social norms around obesity in the U.S.
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BOSTON, November 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ – In a new case study, the Shared Value Initiative spotlights Novo Nordisk as a leading example of a company that has found a business opportunity in helping to solve a pressing social issue.

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Bobbi Silten - Managing Director, Shared Value Initiative

Applaud the Changemakers Because Change Is Hard

Celebrating the 57 innovative companies on Fortune's 2018 Change the World List
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These days there seems to be an ever-growing list of global challenges facing governments, civil society, businesses and citizens of the planet. From cybersecurity threats to income inequality to extreme weather to homelessness to food and water insecurity, the range of problems is broad, and the issues, in many cases, are deep.

Former Gap Inc. Executive Bobbi Silten to Lead Global Initiative That Is Unlocking Business’ Power to Catalyze Social Change at Scale

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BOSTON, July 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ - FSG and the Shared Value Initiative are pleased to announce that former Gap Inc. executive Bobbi Silten will lead the Initiative as Managing Director, effective July 30, 2018.

Bobbi was an early adopter of shared value and has been a long-time practitioner of leading social change through business.  She brings deep experience as a purpose-driven business leader and will advance the Shared Value Initiative as it works to help companies better society and the environment through their core business.

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