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FROM THE CEO’S DESK: FEBRUARY 2020

The latest World Economic Forum Global Risks Report singles out health systems as a significant area of risk for 2020. As ...
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Shared Value For Health In Rwanda: Abbott

By investing in health systems and universal health insurance[1], Rwanda has improved its citizens’ life expectancy and expanded access to ...
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Why Purpose-led Employees are Great Assets for Thriving Businesses

A few years ago, any conversation around employee attraction and retention was mainly around pay and benefits or job security, ...
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FREE TRADE AND SHARED VALUE – A MATCH MADE FOR AFRICA?

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is big news. It was the central leitmotif to November’s Africa Investment ...
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FROM THE CEO’S DESK: November 2019

One of our goals as the Shared Value Africa Initiative is to break down barriers between Africa’s 54 nations and ...
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FROM THE CEO’S DESK: OCTOBER 2019

It is a well-understood fact that economies need entrepreneurs in order to grow. Entrepreneurs don’t just build new businesses – ...
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An African Entrepreneur’s Shared Value Journey: Vollar

At the beginning of 2018, I had an idea. An idea that I believed, if it worked, would radically change the ...
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A Case for Social Entrepreneurship in the Face of the Sustainability Threat

Humanity, The Devils, Contract and Our Redemption How little has humanity learnt from the old tale of the “Faustian bargain” ...
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Accra Shared Value Business Breakfast: A Retrospective

On 6 September 2019, the SVAI hosted a Shared Value business breakfast in Accra, in collaboration with JB Williams. The first such ...
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From the CEO’S Desk: September 2019

The recent outbreak of xenophobic violence in South Africa has once again highlighted the urgency of our mission – to create ...
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