YOUR PUBLIC VALUE wishes you a year 2022 full of energy and enthusiasm to co-shape your new value-driven world.

We all had to adjust to a world of restricted travel, remote working and educating, professional uncertainty, self-isolation and social emptiness. Many of us are mourning their beloved ones or have experienced the sadness of seeing them become defenseless. Today we all share vulnerability and uncertainty. We all know how challenging it is to keep our energy up and remain positive.

How can we help?

We would love to welcome you in our community of active and inspiring members to maintain dialogue on public value creation and continue our co-creative approach.

PUBLIC VALUE IS VALUE PRESERVED AND CREATED THROUGH POSITIVE ACTION – FOR ALL AND EACH OF US, FOR SOCIETY & THE ENVIRONMENT

What does YOUR PUBLIC VALUE?

YOUR PUBLIC VALUE engages in multi-stakeholder and inter-generational dialogue to enable companies to co-create solutions to societal and environmental challenges. Our strength is bringing an interactive environment and a multi-disciplinary perspective to the current debate on responsible business.

Together with 124 European experts in business, sustainability and good governance, over two years we co-created nine Public Value Principles© and the Public Value Assessment Tool© for companies to understand and enhance their contribution to society and the environment, building trust with stakeholders as a basis for long-term economic value.

Why support YOUR PUBLIC VALUE?

The corona crisis has deeply transformed us. It has impacted our ways of working, producing, consuming, and interacting.

During the COVID-19 lockdowns sociologists and experts in sustainability highlighted how poorly health and education workers were paid despite being on the front lines of the pandemic, and reaffirmed the need for inclusive and sustainable growth. As the death toll rose it became glaringly clear that systemic change was needed in global capitalism.

We are approaching 2022 with the acute feeling that our future is unpredictable. And even more so is the future of our children. We all know the world economy urgently needs to change. But it is still unclear how the world economy can bridge common good and profit.

At YOUR PUBLIC VALUE we believe that companies should integrate public value principles into corporate governance and development strategies to get prepared for the next disruptions and their multifaceted, constantly evolving impacts.

And we also believe that each of us, citizens, should clearly support public value for our own survival and call on business to do the same. Companies have the power to make profits while creating positive action for all and each of us, and also for society and the environment. We believe society and the environment should be considered as active stakeholders of any company. We advocate to support public value and call on business to bridge the common good and profit, to positively contribute to society, and to engage with their environment and communities, in order to re-establish trust between business and society.

At YOUR PUBLIC VALUE we rely on co-creation to shape our advocacy. With a multi-disciplinary and inter-generational approach, we make sure that all we say is based on what the vast majority of citizens think.

YOUR PUBLIC VALUE Membership

YOUR PUBLIC VALUE’s Individual Membership is open to everyone interested in better understanding -and advocating for- public value causes. The fees are meant to cover the recurring unrestricted expenses of the Organisation. Membership fees are considered as donations and are tax deductible in Germany.

The annual membership fee for individuals is 180 EUR. Upon evidence, students and retired persons receive a 50% discount rate.  We also welcome new members with a 30% discount for the first year.

Individual members of YOUR PUBLIC VALUE are entitled to the following benefits:

  • Voting right in our General Assemblies (either in person or by proxy)
  • Three “Dialogue Space” online sessions per year to network and discuss the latest trends in public value creation
  • Priority list to attend our online Public Value Labs in various sectors
  • Free participation in our Working Groups – an opportunity to co-shape public value roadmaps and our self-assessment tool
  • Free access to one online training per year, and a 50% discount on the ones with accreditation (to come in 2022)
  • Use of our logo on LinkedIn and mention that you are a Contributor to YOUR PUBLIC VALUE
  • Publication of non-commercial blogs on our website and our LinkedIn group.

Our on-boarding process includes a formal introduction to existing members, as well as a brief overview of YOUR PUBLIC VALUE past, ongoing and upcoming initiatives and activities. We organize regular chats with all members, where you are welcome to network and present your own activities. We believe this approach helps create a vibrant community, enhances knowledge exchange between members and also helps us  design new projects.

We look forward to welcoming you in 2022!

 

Co-creation of Public Value Principles©

Here are the nine Public Value Principles© that define the best practices in corporate behaviour. These principles were co-created by 124 European experts in business, sustainability and good governance. The principles easily understood by all, measurable, and leading to positive impact on society and the environment. We see them as a Public Value Compass to shape the common good:

WE  GOVERN, LEAD, AND RUN OUR COMPANY ON THE PRINCIPLES OF FAIRNESS, RESPECT AND INCLUSION FOR THE BENEFIT OF SOCIETY
WE EMPOWER INDIVIDUALS AND LEAD BY EXAMPLE AT ALL LEVELS
WE ACKNOWLEDGE INDIVIDUALS AS THE OWNERS OF THEIR DATA AND THEIR PRIVACY AS A HUMAN RIGHT
WE ENABLE AND EMPOWER HUMAN OVERSIGHT FOR AN INCLUSIVE, TRANSPARENT, AND ETHICAL USE AND APPLICATION OF TECHNOLOGIES, DATA, AND KNOWLEDGE
WE SEEK CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT AND BUILD TRUST BY MEASURING, AUDITING, AND SHARING INTENTIONS, ACTIONS, AND IMPACT TRANSPARENTLY AND REGULARLY
WE COMMIT TO CORRECTIVE ACTION IN COLLABORATION WITH OUR PEERS AND STAKEHOLDERS AT LARGE FOR ANY NEGATIVE IMPACT THROUGHOUT OUR VALUE CHAIN
WE ARE ACCOUNTABLE FOR MAKING A POSITIVE CONTRIBUTION TO THE SOCIETIES IN WHICH WE OPERATE THROUGH OUR BUSINESS MODELS
WE STRIVE FOR SYSTEMIC IMPROVEMENT TOWARDS CIRCULARITY AND REGENERATION WITHIN PLANETARY BOUNDARIES
WE ASPIRE TO AN INCLUSIVE GLOBAL SOCIAL CONTRACT THAT WILL IMPROVE THE LIVES OF PEOPLE LOCALLY AND BEYOND

Looking forward

In 2022, we will focus on advocating for public value and educating sustainability experts who share our values. Come and join us!
Together we are stronger!

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