Stop talking about trust, focus on transparency

Trust. That five-letter, highly-loaded, difficult-to-define and even more difficult-to-get-back word has managed to paralyse our businesses and institutions for the better part of the last decade.

The Baby Boomers are ageing – 
Hold on tight! Creating Shared Value in Aged Care

History has shown time and again that when it comes to Baby Boomers, maintaining personal freedoms and liberties is what defines this generation more than any other cultural descriptor. Through the eyes of this generation, aged care is ripe for disruption. As Boomers start turning 65, sudden eligibility for aged care services has presented this cohort with a reality they previously only associated with their parents’ generation.

How to spot a shared value-ready company

The global peak body of shared value, Shared Value Initiative in the USA, recently published findings that suggested several conditions enable companies to successfully create and implement shared value strategies:

5 Top tips to get your non-profit shared value-ready

You’ve finally come to grips with your corporate partners’ CSR and sustainability strategy and everyone agrees how well your non-profit fits into the corporate agenda.  Great! You start making bold plans for what you think will be your organisation’s biggest legacy in the land of social impact and business-to-purpose partnerships. Not more than six months later, along comes a new social impact model called Creating Shared Value.  Not another model, I hear you say… but when the non-profit conferences start spruiking it, there’s no turning back. So what do you do? It’s simple: you become a shared value expert.

What can shared value do for your non-profit?

You’ve finally come to grips with your corporate partners’ CSR and sustainability strategy and everyone agrees how well your non-profit fits into the corporate agenda.  Great! You start making bold plans for what you think will be your organisation’s biggest legacy in the land of social impact and business-to-purpose partnerships. Not more than six months later, along comes a new social impact model called Creating Shared Value.  Not another model, I hear you say… but when the non-profit conferences start spruiking it, there’s no turning back. So what do you do? It’s simple: you become a shared value expert.