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FSG - Social Impact Consultants

FSG - Social Impact Consultants

Bizkailab Intrapreneurship - Career Development Tools From MindTools.com Learning to Think Like an Entrepreneur Fulfill your potential by releasing your intrapreneurial talents. © iStockphoto/variusstudios Do you make a unique difference to your business? We're not just talking about being a constructive member of the team; a vital cog in the machinery of your organization. In his 2012 keynote address at the University of the Arts, London, award-winning author Neil Gaiman advised his audience to "do the stuff that only you can do... This article explores how unleashing your intrapreneurial skills can make a real difference at work, and open your leadership team's eyes to the value that you – and you alone – can bring to your company. What is an Intrapreneur? Imagine office stationery without Post-it® notes, or the rise in popularity of computer game consoles without the Sony PlayStation®. All of these iconic products (and more) were the result of intrapreneurs – people who think and act like entrepreneurs while working for a larger organization. 1. Tip: 2. 3. 4.

Creating shared value Creating shared value (CSV) is a business concept first introduced in Harvard Business Review article Strategy & Society: The Link between Competitive Advantage and Corporate Social Responsibility.[1] The concept was further expanded in the January 2011 follow-up piece entitled "Creating Shared Value: Redefining Capitalism and the Role of the Corporation in Society".[2] Written by Michael E. Porter, a leading authority on competitive strategy and head of the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness at Harvard Business School, and Mark R. Kramer, Kennedy School at Harvard University and co-founder of FSG,[3] the article provides insights and relevant examples of companies that have developed deep links between their business strategies and corporate social responsibility (CSR). The central premise behind creating shared value is that the competitiveness of a company and the health of the communities around it are mutually dependent. Mechanism[edit] Academic Literature[edit]

Citilab Coordenadas: 41°21′36″N 2°03′43″E / 41.36000, 2.06194 (mapa) Citilab-Cornellà es el primer laboratorio ciudadano digital de Europa, un centro de investigación e innovación sobre la Internet social que centra su actividad en la innovación digital ciudadana, con el objetivo de difundir y fomentar la Sociedad de la Información. Orígenes[editar] Tras cuatro años de intensa restauración, en noviembre de 2007 la antigua fábrica de Can Suris de Cornellá de Llobregat inauguró la sede de Citilab. Actividad[editar] Citilab-Cornellà se inspira en buena parte en el modelo de Living Lab, entidad mixta pública / privada donde ciudadanos, empresas, organismos públicos y centros de investigación se involucran en el proceso de innovación. Citilab es una organización en permanente innovación. Funcionamiento[editar] Dentro de la filosofía general de funcionamiento del Citilab, se apuesta por la creación de equipos y comunidades en torno a proyectos. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Enlaces externos[editar]

Business Model Generation La valeur partagée, un nouveau concept de Michael Porter Michael Porter, professeur de management à Harvard, voudrait que les entreprises prennent en main le management de leur responsabilité sociale, avec un nouveau concept : la shared value (valeur partagée). La RSE, une contrainte pour les entreprises Pour les libéraux purs et durs, la responsabilité sociale de l'entreprise (RSE) reste une obligation imposée par l'extérieur : la société civile, les médias, les dirigeants politiques. Michael Porter, professeur de management à Harvard et l'un des consultants les plus influents des Etats-Unis, si ce n'est du monde, avait montré il y a quelques années comment une grande firme pouvait intégrer cette RSE à sa stratégie[1]. Il va nettement plus loin, aujourd'hui, en lançant le concept de « shared value », de « valeur partagée ». Porter constate que le capitalisme est en crise, et que les entreprises sont perçues par beaucoup comme des entités égoïstes prospérant aux dépens de leur environnement naturel et humain. En savoir plus Marc Mousli Notes

EUTOKIA | Connection for Social Innovation Extracting with Purpose | Shared Value Initiative Oil and gas and mining companies operate in some of the most underdeveloped regions on earth. Many of the countries and communities in which they operate face significant challenges in health, education, economic development, and basic infrastructure. Meanwhile, the extractives sectors present an opportunity for social change on a massive scale: Five of the world’s twenty biggest companies operate in these sectors. In the new FSG research report Extracting with Purpose, we’ve found that there is a clear business imperative to improve societal outcomes. While the sectors’ downstream products and services create tremendous benefits for society, this report focuses on the upstream—the activities related to extraction—area of the business. Learn about the companies pursuing opportunities that tie business success to the prosperity of host communities and countries. How ready is your company to move beyond business as usual? *Join the community to participate in this poll.

La "shared value" aux sources d'une révolution entrepreneuriale Voilà qu'une analyse de Michael E. Porter et Mark R. Kramer – le premier s'étant notamment illustré avec ses travaux sur la façon dont une entreprise peut, en maîtrisant son environnement concurrentiel, obtenir un avantage compétitif ou encore sur la notion de pôle de compétence géographique ou cluster – vient de jeter un "pavé dans la mare" en revisitant quasiment le mythe fondateur de l'entreprise. L'article paru dans l'édition de janvier-février 2011 de Harvard Business Review et intitulé "Creating Shared Value" pourrait bien créer une rupture en lançant la réflexion sur cette nouvelle notion de l'entreprise. M. On pourrait à loisir et à plaisir dérouler la pensée de ces deux auteurs qui laissent entendre que l'entreprise aura ainsi demain une empreinte sociale : "Business must reconnect company success with social progress".

Innovación Social - Blogs Obra Social Caja Madrid. Collective Impact Forum | Resources How Public Policy Can Support Collective Impact, a new learning brief co-authored by FSG and the Forum for Youth Investment and published with the Collective Impact Forum, provides examples and recommendations of public policies that use funding streams, regulations, reporting and auditing practices, and interdepartmental collaboration to enable communities to apply the collective impact approach to tackling complex social problems. Drawing on interviews with policymakers, extensive secondary research, and their own experiences in the policy sphere, the authors identified public policies that support the five conditions of collective impact and ways that government structures, processes, practices, and mindsets can enable and sustain those ”collective impact friendly” policies. The authors hope this learning brief serves as a platform for gathering and highlighting examples of such public policies at all levels of government across the nation.

Using Story to Solve Social Problems How narrative intelligence can help everyone design solutions and generate useful data. Last week I was in a meeting with a dozen leaders of social agencies and enterprises, exploring options for a joint event in the coming year. Though the group was keen, we didn’t have a facilitator, and the conversation wandered. An hour later, we still hadn’t identified a goal for the event or even clarified why we wanted to do it. So I threw one of my favorite questions out to the table: “What would ‘happily ever after' look like to you if we made this happen?” The query drew several smiles—and brought the discussion into sharp focus. This idea of applying a story framework to strategic planning is a new-school take on old-school ways. An emerging concept, narrative intelligence is ill defined and unfamiliar to many. The basic idea is that we are exposed to information in story format from the time we are born.

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