Mike Wisheart
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Mike Wisheart replied to member's discussion How can Business and the UN Work Together Towards the Sustainable Development Goals?
"can I take the silence to mean you all agree?? :)"
Feb 25, 2016
Mike Wisheart replied to member's discussion How can Business and the UN Work Together Towards the Sustainable Development Goals?
"Hi All, its my hypothesis that the value of the UN exercising its conveing power to broker partnerships and collaborations between others (biz, CSOs, govts) could far exceed the potential value generated by developing direct UN-Business engagements.…"
Feb 25, 2016
Mike Wisheart replied to member's discussion How can responsible private investment contribute to the SDGs?
"Thanks for the link!"
Jul 9, 2015
Mike Wisheart replied to member's discussion How can responsible private investment contribute to the SDGs?
"Thanks Caroline - very helpful. I'll be sure to take a look at UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework. Could you say a little more about the coalition of 81 institutional investors. Does the coalition have a name? Where can we find out more…"
Jul 9, 2015
Mike Wisheart replied to member's discussion How can responsible private investment contribute to the SDGs?
"Thanks Natasha - very helpful. Its a complex area to get to understand. Is there a doc or website which explains how these initiatives are related to each other and (hopefully) how they complement each other? Mike"
Jul 9, 2015
Mike Wisheart replied to member's discussion How can responsible private investment contribute to the SDGs?
"Natasha – very impressive to hear that over half of the world’s investible assets are invested in line with PRI. If the principles are having the desired effect, there is presumably a very significant impact. Can you describe what this…"
Jul 9, 2015
Mike Wisheart replied to member's discussion How can responsible private investment contribute to the SDGs?
"Caroline - what could civil society organisations being doing more of to support investors in really taking seriously the ESG performance of companies in their portfolios? Thanks, Mike"
Jul 9, 2015
Mike Wisheart replied to member's discussion How can responsible private investment contribute to the SDGs?
"Peter and Sam - completely agree. How though do we go about doing this at greater scale? Where are the levers and pressure points in the system which will beging to bring this about at scale? There's lots of initiatives - PRI, sustainable stock…"
Jul 9, 2015
Mike Wisheart replied to member's discussion How can responsible private investment contribute to the SDGs?
"Peter - I agree with your comment regarding the SDGs. However, what is your view on where we have got to on Financing for Development agenda with the conference in Addis next week. In your view is the outcome doc going to create the kind of change…"
Jul 9, 2015
Mike Wisheart replied to member's discussion How can responsible private investment contribute to the SDGs?
"Hi panellists Natasha – very impressive to hear that over half of the world’s investible assets are invested in line with PRI. If the principles are having the desired effect, there is presumably a very significant impact. Can you…"
Jul 9, 2015
Mike Wisheart commented on Mike Wisheart's blog post Reaching the Unreached: Cross-sector Partnerships, Business, and the UN Post-2015 Development Agenda
"Thanks Christopher. I absolutely agree that we need to bring stakeholders together from different sectors and perspectives in the problem analysis and solution development stages - well before getting to implementation (which our paper is focused…"
Nov 4, 2014
Mike Wisheart replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion How to Scale and Sustain Access to More Nutritious Foods?
"It strikes me that without really strong leadership and investment from the public sector in putting in place effective policies (eg on fortification) and standards agencies for quality control etc, that its almost an impossible task. Can you point…"
Oct 16, 2014
Takhani Kromah replied to Mike Wisheart's discussion Getting Intentional: How can we encourage and support cross-sector partnerships within the post-2015 framework?
"  Consolidate impact measurements across sectors to appropriately benchmark and measure outcomes. Move away from costly monitoring and evaluation, and towards quantitative metrics that could be linked to project spend and sustainability…"
Aug 1, 2014
William Schindhelm Georg replied to Mike Wisheart's discussion Getting Intentional: How can we encourage and support cross-sector partnerships within the post-2015 framework?
"Hi, Barbara and folks.  I know I am coming a bit late to this discussion (I just joined the community and I'm still beginning to explore the "protocols" and experimenting the different ways to interact). To add to the discussion…"
Jul 21, 2014
Taz Burwaiss left a comment for Mike Wisheart
"Hi Mike, Hope you're very well. I was wondering if you would be interested in connecting with us on twitter? @leadint We’d love to be able to work together if possible. Cheers Taz"
Jul 17, 2014
Michel Lavollay replied to Mike Wisheart's discussion Getting Intentional: How can we encourage and support cross-sector partnerships within the post-2015 framework?
"What's wrong with PPPs? Not sure the buzz words will change the nature of the beast...."
Jun 5, 2014

Profile Information

Job Title
Senior Advisor, Corporate Engagement, Advocacy
Organisation
World Vision International
Sector
I work for a non government organisation
Website:
http://www.wvi.org
About my work:
I'm interested in engaging with companies around advocacy issues of mutual interest particularly in the area of health and nutrition.
and
the the role of the private sector in the Post 2015 agenda.
Topics on my radar:
Base of the Pyramid, Health, Inclusive Business Models, Nutrition, Partnerships
Other Topics on my radar:
NGO-Business Partnering

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At 13:00 on July 17, 2014, Taz Burwaiss said…

Hi Mike,

Hope you're very well. I was wondering if you would be interested in connecting with us on twitter? @leadint

We’d love to be able to work together if possible.

Cheers

Taz

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