Social value investing howard buffett

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Social Value Investing: A Management Framework for Effective Partnerships by Howard W. Buffett

Social Value Investing presents a new way to approach some of societys most difficult and intractable challenges. Although many of our worlds problems may seem too great and too complex to solve -- inequality, climate change, affordable housing, corruption, healthcare, food insecurity -- solutions to these challenges do exist, and will be found through new partnerships bringing together leaders from the public, private, and philanthropic sectors.

In their new book, Howard W. Buffett and William B. Eimicke present a five-point management framework for developing and measuring the success of such partnerships. Inspired by value investing -- one of historys most successful investment paradigms -- this framework provides tools to maximize collaborative efficiency and positive social impact, so that major public programs can deliver innovative, inclusive, and long-lasting solutions. It also offers practical insights for any private sector CEO, public sector administrator, or nonprofit manager hoping to build successful cross-sector collaborations.

Social Value Investing tells the compelling stories of cross-sector partnerships from around the world -- Central Park and the High Line in New York City, community-led economic development in Afghanistan, and improved public services in cities across Brazil. Drawing on lessons and observations from a broad selections of collaborations, this book combines real life stories with detailed analysis, resulting in a blueprint for effective, sustainable partnerships that serve the public interest. Readers also gain access to original, academic case material and professionally produced video documentaries for every major partnerships profiled -- bringing to life the people and stories in a way that few other business or management books have done.
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Social Value Investing. A Management Framework for Effective Partnerships

In their new book, Howard W. Buffett and William B. Eimicke present a five-point management framework for developing and measuring the success of such partnerships.
Howard W. Buffett

Social Value Investing

Our world's challenges are too great and too complex for any one organization or government to address on its own. But solutions to these challenges do exist - and will be found through new partnerships bringing together the public, private, and philanthropic sectors. These partnerships must deliver major public programs and projects that more effectively serve society through innovative, inclusive, and long-lasting solutions. Buffett and William B. Eimicke present a new management framework for developing and measuring the success of such partnerships and provide tools to help maximize collaborative efficiency and positive social impact. Social Value Investing offers practical insights for any private sector CEO, public sector administrator, or nonprofit or foundation manager hoping to build successful cross-sector partnerships. It also provides a five-point framework inspired by value investing - one of history's most successful investment paradigms - applicable to a wide range of programs and activities.

Jump to navigation. Buffett and Eimicke draw on examples of successful public-private partnerships as well as some not-so-successful ones to explain how policymakers should go about designing them. Such projects are rising in popularity as cash-strapped governments often find themselves unable to finance even traditional public services, let alone desirable new ones, and private actors—philanthropists, nongovernmental organizations, and businesses—are able to bring useful knowledge and skills as well as funds to bear on social problems. Buffett and Eimicke recount partnerships that rejuvenated parks in Chicago and New York City, upgraded the technology used by the New York City Fire Department, digitized social services in India, and improved farming practices in Herat Province, in Afghanistan. They draw lessons from these examples on how best to structure such partnerships, set practical timelines, and involve local people and groups. This site uses cookies to improve your user experience.

Thank you! A best practices methodology for combining public, private, and philanthropic resources to confront complex social challenges. They construct a five-point framework for establishing, managing, and evaluating collaborations among governmental, for-profit, and nonprofit organizations. Buffett Foundation, overseen U. Defense Department stabilization projects in Afghanistan and Iraq, and advised cross-sector policy in the Obama White House. They explain social value investing as being derived from the value-investing approach popularized by the elder Buffett, which seeks to identify overlooked opportunities in which the market has undervalued worth. Investing for social value yields long-term rewards by improving lives, they assert, creating healthier, better educated, and higher contributing members of society.

Social Value Investing. A Management Framework for Effective Partnerships. Howard W. Buffett and William B. Eimicke. Columbia University Press. Social Value.
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