Aligning profit with purpose, Shift Value offers advocacy, training, purposeful branding, and consultation to future-proof organisations by shifting their strategies towards Creating Shared Value (CSV).
Future-proof your business and book tickets now for the second annual Africa Shared Value Summit, set to take place this week, on 24-25 May 2018, at The Maslow conference centre in Sandton, Johannesburg. The theme for this year's summit is Meeting the Challenge, and you're invited to join the Shared Value movement, deepening and continuing the Shared Value conversation in Africa with a focus on implementation, impact and how Shared Value may be used as a vehicle to implement and align business to the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 23 May 2018Read more
Business is driven by profit, but Shift Social Development CEO Tiekie Barnard believes in the importance of profit with purpose. In this Q&A, she explains the meaning of Shared Value and how companies can use this business strategy to find where the biggest growth opportunities lie 21 May 2018Read more
The key to business sustainability is changing how we think about competition and partnership. The business landscape is beginning to shift away from the traditional competition model, especially in Africa, to a form of capitalism that is more open to collaboration. When it comes to making a positive impact on the world, of course, there is immense power in joining forces to create collective impact at a scale far beyond what any one company could achieve alone. 18 May 2018Read more
The business world is changing, and those who do not stay ahead of the curve are sure to be left behind. It is no longer sufficient to take a profit-first business approach: not only is it not sustainable for the long term, but consumers at all levels are now demanding that the business world develops a conscience. Government regulations are slowly following suit, outlining development criteria to begin this critical shift - but is this enough? 23 Apr 2018Read more
The second annual Africa Shared Value Summit will play host to some of the brightest business stars from across the African continent. This year, the speaker line-up of thought leaders and Shared Value trailblazers will be speaking to the theme Meeting the Challenge, showing how the Shared Value business model can help businesses to step up and contribute to achieving the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The summit will take place on 24-25 May 2018 at The Maslow conference centre in one of the continent's biggest business hubs, Johannesburg, South Africa. 27 Mar 2018Read more