22 Jun '11, 10pm

Sustainable Value Creation (#SVC): #CSR is not what it used to be by @elainecohen #FF

Sustainable Value Creation is defined as "a core business strategy focused on addressing fundamental societal issues by identifying new, scalable sources of competitive advantage that generate measurable profit and community benefit." It's about redirecting business efforts in a way that both makes money and empowers communities. An example appearing in the report is Pepsico's support for corn-farmers in Mexico to improve the quality of corn supplied to Pepsico while creating economic benefits for small farmers and raising local community living standards. Another is Novartis's establishment of a system of health educators in rural India to support improved access to medicine. Another is S.C. Johnson's Community Cleaning Services (CCS) program in Africa, teaching locals how to clean public and shared lavatories. This last example may not sound all that sexy but it builds b...

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