“Creating shared value” – the idea that corporate success and social welfare are interdependent. In this case, success is defined as the legacy of the building enabling a positive social welfare outcome. An unintended consequence but, one from which corporate enterprises and social policy makers can learn from for future change/innovation management.
“There are thousands of abandoned big box stores sitting empty all over America, including hundreds of former Walmart stores. With each store taking up enough space for 2.5 football fields, Walmart’s use of more than 698 million square feet of land in the U.S. is one of its biggest environmental impacts. But at least one of those buildings has been transformed into something arguably much more useful: the nation’s largest library.”.
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