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Climate Change and People: Working Toward Environmental Goals With Just Transitions

Shared Value Initiative 2022 Speaker Series
Press Release

November 15, 2022 /3BL Media/ -As the climate crisis becomes even more dire, companies are setting ambitious goals and taking action to address environmental challenges like never before.  But how do the climate crisis and corporate actions affect the lives of workers, customers, and society at large? What is the impact on communities that have been marginalized, especially given the inequitable impact of climate change these communities are already experiencing?

Novartis: Leadership and a Reimagined Approach to Equity

Shared Value Initiative 2022 Speaker Series
Press Release

November 7, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Hear from a Global Fortune 500 CEO who is reimagining the ways his company uses innovative science, technology, and an “inspired, curious, unbossed” culture to deliver greater access to medicines.

Vas Narasimhan, M.D., CEO of medicines company Novartis joins Alyson Shontell, Editor-in-Chief of Fortune, to discuss how corporate leaders can create positive impact through new practices, policies and, importantly—their core business—and how this shifts their purpose, culture, and governance to align with their equity ambitions.

Free Webinar: Leadership and a Reimagined Approach to Corporate Equity

Press Release

October 4, 2022 /3BL Media/ - How can the private sector reimagine their approach to equity? As corporate leaders are looking for ways to create positive impact through new practices, policies and, importantly—their core business—they consider how their purpose, culture, and governance align with their equity ambitions, and the leadership it takes to bring these commitments to fruition.

Free Webinar on Economic Inclusion and the Private Sector

Press Release

October 4 , 2022 /3BL Media/ -An economy where everyone can fully participate and have fair access to resources and opportunities is foundational to a more inclusive, equitable, and stable society. The private sector plays a critical role in creating economic inclusion through their workforce policies and programs, supply chain and procurement practices, products and services, community investments, corporate purpose and more.

Building Local Power Through Global Action

Lessons for the Corporate and Philanthropic Sectors
Blog

FSG's Chirlie Felix, Gabriella Cova, and Maria Marta Habich recently attended the 2022 Devex World Conference. In their new blog, they share critical lessons for how everyone can help in building equitable systems in our changing global landscape.

New Study From FSG Examines the Essential Link Between ESG Targets and Financial Performance

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BOSTON, September 15, 2022 /3BL Media/ - ESG (environmental, social, and governance) funds are projected to reach $53 trillion by 2025. So it’s no surprise that leading companies are setting ambitious ESG targets. But despite years of effort to integrate ESG and financial performance in business, strategic decisions continue to be made in ways that lead to social and environmental damage.

Inner Work: The Heart of Organizational Equity Work

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We hear about "inner work" often when we work with companies on equity. What do we mean by "inner work" and why is it so important? In the latest FSG blog, Nikhil Bumb shares professional and personal experiences demonstrating how inner work is crucial to companies advancing and achieving equity.

Shifting Power Through Authentic Corporate Community Engagement

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Shifting power is critical to reshaping the traditional corporate-community relationship dynamic. In part 2 of our blog series on community engagement, we share 5 lessons based on our work with companies rethinking community engagement to advance equity.

What Does It Take for Companies to Engage Communities More Equitably?

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Community engagement has long been popular with the corporate sector. Often relegated to market research, hometown grantmaking, and volunteerism, community engagement has historically been a means for companies to “give back” or improve external brand perception. And more often than not, the approach is reactive, reputation-focused, and transactional, grounded in a “savior” mindset, where companies hold the power, resources, and answers about how to effectively support their community.

Advancing Equity Through Health Navigation

Blog

Advancing Equity through Health Navigation is a new blog co-authored by Diana Blankman, head of corporate social responsibility at Sanofi US, and Adeeb Mahmud, a former managing director at FSG.

The two organizations began partnering on health equity before the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the journey is ongoing. This blog shares reflections from the journey in the hope that it may inform and inspire others to take action.

“Two powerful insights have emerged for us through this process:

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