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Free shared value courses in Hong Kong

by Richard Welford  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 11 October 2017

s 867655912578As part of its work with the Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund (SIE Fund) in Hong Kong, CSR Asia is pleased to announce a series of free one-day courses to allow participants to understand about the concept of shared value and learn from examples of good practices in the region.

The courses follow on from the successful Shared Value Forum held in Hong Kong and offer participants the opportunity to develop new shared value initiatives within their own organisations. This presents a new opportunity to extend traditional CSR programmes into initiatives that meet social needs in a way that is commercially viable and increases the competitiveness of the company. The workshops are free to any company that has a base in Hong Kong.

The workshops are designed for companies that want a more in depth understanding of Shared Value principles, and how they can be integrated into business. The workshop will outline principles of Shared Value, demonstrate best practice and allow participants to start thinking about their own project design. All six workshops cover the same material.

  • Friday, 20 October
  • Wednesday, 1 November
  • Wednesday, 8 November
  • Wednesday, 15 November
  • Monday, 20 November
  • Tuesday, 5 December


Time: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Venue: Venue details will be sent to you upon registration.
Workshop Facilitator: Richard Welford, Chairman, CSR Asia






08:30 – 09:00


09:00 – 10:30

Session 1: Shared Value opportunities

  • Defining Shared Value
  • Redefining products and services
  • Value chains and inclusive business opportunities
  • Creating clusters of economic activity

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30

Session 2: Shared Value social innovation

  • The process of implementation for companies
  • Defining appropriate social needs to engage with
  • Alignment with assets and expertise of the company
  • Practical exercise on aligning shared value with the specific company

12:30 – 13:30

Networking Lunch (light lunch will be provided)

13:30 – 15:00

Session 3: Implementing Shared Value projects

  • The importance of innovation in designing Shared Value initiatives
  • The social innovation process in businesses
  • Designing ways of delivering products and services to meet social needs
  • Creating a culture of Shared Value and social innovation

15:00 – 15:30

Coffee Break

15:30 – 17:00

Session 4: Case studies and project development

  • Examples of Shared Value initiatives
  • Shared Value projects and measurement of impact
  • Designing a Shared Value initiative
  • Next steps for participants

As space is limited, please REGISTER HERE before 18 October 2017.