When Common Impact’s clients ask me what events they should attend to understand the next generation of CSR, employee engagement and for-purpose business, I always point them to the Shared Value Initiative (SVI). SVI held its annual summit this past week in the (finally sunny!) downtown NYC, where hundreds of business, investment and social sector professionals met to hear and discuss the latest in driving a social, environmental and
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Prepare to be Inspired: Shared Value Summit Video Now Live
By Justin Bakule, Executive Director, Shared Value Initiative
As we release plenary session video of our sixth annual Shared Value Leadership Summit this week, here are my top moments of inspiration, reflection, and learning from the event earlier this month in New York:
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