Cross views on fighting corruption in business at the European Development Days 2016

Cross views on fighting corruption in business at the European Development Days 2016

On the occasion of the European Development Days 2016, we had the chance to meet with key experts to discuss how businesses and their stakeholders can work together on the fight against corruption. Simon Webley, Research Director at the Institute of Business Ethics, Igor Soltes, Member of the European Parliament, and Howard Shaw, Head of Anti-Corruption & Whistleblowing […]

Future Cities: Addressing Complexity in the Age of Shared Value

Future Cities: Addressing Complexity in the Age of Shared Value

Across the world, new urban models are being invented and constructed before our eyes: from post- industrial cities seeking regeneration (Coventry, Detroit and Charleroi) to technological utopias striving to be world leaders (Masdar in the UAE and Songdo in South Korea) to over-populated megalopolises looking for fluidity (Mexico City, Lagos and Singapore for example). Despite the […]

#CSVContest | And the winners are…

#CSVContest | And the winners are…

We would like to thank all those who participated in the first edition of the #CSVContest. As a reminder, participants were asked to write a paper on the topic: “How can extractive industry stakeholders assure a fairer distribution of value?”. A jury from Mazars carefully reviewed all the submissions on the following criteria: Quality of the writing (clear, academic, […]

Towards a more equal distribution of value? A look into the extractive industry in Africa

Towards a more equal distribution of value? A look into the extractive industry in Africa

The benefits that local populations receive from mining profits are extremely varied. Driven to act by international pressure, several states have turned to a more equal redistribution of that revenue, calling on external experts to help them transition to this new model. If places such as Alaska or Norway have led the way in making […]

Reinventing Ourselves in the Digital Era — A Conversation With Charles Handy

Reinventing Ourselves in the Digital Era — A Conversation With Charles Handy

Charles Handy is one of the most acclaimed management thinkers of our time. Often called by his peers ‘the guru of gurus’, he has published twenty books. As Andrew Hill, FT’s management editor says: ‘Handy’s prescience over the decades has earned him the right to dabble and, given his record, you would not want to […]

About Shared Value

About Shared Value

We are experiencing a revolutionary era in which business engagement is becoming essential in addressing today’s most complex global issues. In a 2011 groundbreaking article*, Michael E. Porter and Mark R. Kramer popularised the concept of ‘Shared Value’, paving the way for a new way of thinking in regard to the way businesses are creating value. […]