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Four Lessons for Companies Investing in Gender Equity

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Last month, we discussed the business case for gender equity and the growing momentum among corporations to create new value and capture untapped value by advancing gender equity through their core business. Companies can create shared value by advancing gender equity at 3 levels:

How a Cross-Sector Coalition is Reducing Childhood Asthma in Texas

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Dallas Children’s Medical Center, a 100-year-old nonprofit hospital serving North Texas, identified the need to reduce disparities in childhood asthma outcomes across racial, socioeconomic, and geographic boundaries. Asthma is the most common chronic condition for children living in Dallas and was the top cause for admission to the Children’s Health emergency department in 2013.

Creating the Conditions for Inclusive Markets

How do we get to shared prosperity?
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Inclusive markets not only are possible, but can be made more possible. Find out how in new FSG report.

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Inclusive markets not only are possible, but can be made more possible. Find out how in new FSG report.

How Funders Can Support Immigrant Communities in Today’s Environment

A Conversation with Farmworker Justice and Vista Community Clinic
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In the months since the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the well-being of immigrant populations is a growing concern for city and state governments, civil society organizations, and private foundations. In February, over 200 foundation leaders signed a statement condemning the immigration restrictions put in place by the new administration. Organizations like the Evelyn & Walter Haas Jr.

The Potential of Gender Equity for Business and Society

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In the past few years, we have seen growing commitment and excitement around the world amongst foundations, non-profits, and companies who are re-thinking what achieving gender equity means, and why it is a critical societal imperative.

Is Evaluation the Key to a Successful Collaboration?

Lessons from the Robert R. McCormick Foundation
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In our latest blog, Rebekah Levin, director of evaluation and learning at Robert R. McCormick Foundation, and FSG’s Hallie Preskill discuss the benefits of evaluating collaborative efforts and how developmental evaluation helped the McCormick Foundation turn a struggling collaboration into an effective learning experience.

Nominate a World-Changing Company for 2017 Fortune Change the World List

Fortune to honor 50 companies creating positive social impact through core business activities
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For the third year in a row, Fortune will publish the Change the World List which spotlights the top 50 companies that address major social problems as a core part of their business strategy and innovation activities. The Shared Value Initiative and our parent organization, FSG, serve as research partners on this list and are seeking company nominations for 2017 which will be published in September. To be considered for the 2017 Change the World List, please complete the nomination form by June 30, 2017.

Live from Shared Value Summit: Business Leaders on Social Change

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Can't make it to New York? Watch the 2017 Shared Value Leadership Summit from your desk!

We're pleased to announce that this week we'll be streaming the entire plenary program of the 2017 Shared Value Leadership Summit: Tune into sharedvalue.org/livestream on Tuesday, May 9, and Wednesday, May 10, for conversations with companies that are using shared value to take on the issues that are making headlines around the world.

Live from Shared Value Summit: Business Leaders on Social Change

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This week, FSG's Shared Value Initiative will be streaming the entire plenary program of the 2017 Shared Value Leadership Summit.

Tune into sharedvalue.org/livestream on Tuesday, May 9, and Wednesday, May 10, to hear how leaders from companies, nonprofits, and governments are using the power of profit to change the world.

How Foundation Leaders Can Create Impact in the Uncertain U.S. Health Landscape

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These are uncertain times for the future of health in the U.S. The context continues to shift with amendments to the original failed American Health Care Act (AHCA) bill under constant discussion, and swirling speculation about a vote on a new bill this week before Congress goes on recess.

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