Creating Shared Value

  • “Traditional charity and aid are never going to solve the problems of poverty” – Jacqueline Novogratz, Founder of Acumen Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a term that became popular in the 1960’s, when being used to describe the moral intentions and activities in business.  However, it’s only really been a common part of every day business in the last 10 to 15 years – the relevant …

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  • Sharing Value through Entrepreneurship

    A Social entrepreneur recognizes social problems and uses entrepreneurial techniques to create, organize, and execute strategies to achieve the change required. To be one takes courage, a tenacious attitude and plenty of heart. Today we have a pressing number of social issues that need tackling in the world; hunger, health, education, access to proper drinking water, climate change, to mention a few. As the population steadily …

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  • “No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care” ― Theodore Roosevelt When Nelson Mandela was released from prison after 27 years, he could have come out a bitter and angry man. Instead, he was full of acceptance & understanding. Even though many in the white community in South Africa were still dismissing him as a terrorist, he tried to …

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