Presentation on theme: "Private Sector Value Proposition Align priorities/nexus Create shared value Reduce community, operational and institutional risks Reduce transactions costs."— Presentation transcript:
Private Sector Value Proposition Align priorities/nexus Create shared value Reduce community, operational and institutional risks Reduce transactions costs 1 USWP Roles: Creating the enabling environment for commercialization/innovation and solutions Co-creation with various stakeholders Intermediary role for co-investment “Coordinator/developer” role with menu of solutions Issue promotion, education, and outreach Thought leadership and knowledge transfer USWP Roles: Creating the enabling environment for commercialization/innovation and solutions Co-creation with various stakeholders Intermediary role for co-investment “Coordinator/developer” role with menu of solutions Issue promotion, education, and outreach Thought leadership and knowledge transfer
Social Investment Making a better future for all
Social Responsibility is seen as an ethic or moral problem that must be faced with principles or creeds. CSR becomes related with the philanthropy and the civic alliances of companies Governments establish guidelines to regulate company and society relations CSR is conceived as a “social investment” STAGE ISTAGE IISTAGE IIISTAGE IV Private medical service (1890) Housing support (1906) Internal training (1912) SCYF foundation (1918) ITESM foundation (1943) 44 medical centers in the country (1980s) Expansion of social development to 8 Latin American countries (2000) Update of Social Development Model (2004) IMSS (1945) and INFONAVIT (1975) Recognized as a Socially Responsible Company & First Sustainability Report in FEMSA (2005) 2008 A STORY OF SHARED VALUE Since its origin as a local brewery in 1890, FEMSA has committed to act responsibly engaging both community and environment. WE HAVE GONE BEYOND OUR LEGAL OBLIGATIONS, LEADING THE INDUSTRY IN SUSTAINABILITY EFFORTS
ABOUT FUNDACIÓN FEMSA We are a social investment instrument that supports the conservation and sustainable use of water resources and the improvement of quality of life in our communities through applied education, science, and technology. OUR STRATEGIC AREAS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF WATER RESOURCES Through its three programs: 1.- Capacity Building and Applied Research 2.- Water and Sanitation 3.- Watershed Conservation QUALITY OF LIFE Through its two programs: 1.- Capacity Building and Applied Research 2.- Education in Nutrition and Physical Activity
OUR FOCUS THIS IS WHY WE ONLY WORK THROUGH STRATEGIC ALLIANCES WE CAN NEVER DO IT ALONE We go beyond the traditional diologue with key audiences to build strategic partnerships that give us a better platform to ensure successful interventions. Our alliances are built upon commen objetctives, transparency, and open communication channels to add value and maximize efforts.
Through its three programs: 1.- Capacity Building and Applied Research 2.- Water and Sanitation 3.- Watershed Conservation SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF WATER RESOURCES
Capacity Building and Applied Research With the goal of addressing regional challenges of the water community, the Center, a joint initiative from Tecnológico de Monterrey, FEMSA Foundation and the IDB, was born in It offers comprehensive solutions through research, training, and technological development. RESULTS TRAINED PROFESSIONALS 40 PUBLICATIONS 23 COURSES
+110,000 people benefited permanently 5 countries improvements in water access, sanitation, and hygiene GOALS IN 3 YEARS Every community benefited by Water Links are rural, some of them in remote regions, and many of them have high poverty rates. In three years Water Links will permanently benefit 110,000 peopole in Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico, Honduras, and Nicaragua.
16 Water Funds in different operation stages 7 countries with Water Funds RESULTS 2013 Its main goal is for people and nature to prosper through the commitment and joint efforts of stakeholders. BENEFITS OF WATER FUNDS They align activities in watersheds. They guarantee the sustainability of interventions. Tey are based on science. They make business sense They can influence public polity by improving coordination between public and private investments. Monitoring is mandatory. They evaluate their impact. Water Funds are an innovative way of paying for the services we receive from nature and reinvesting these resources in conservation activities. 7
MEXICO Semilla de Agua, Chiapas 2012 Fondo de Agua Metropolitano de Monterrey – 2013 COLOMBIA Agua Somos, Bogotá – 2008 Agua por la Vida y la Sostenibilidad, Valle del Cauca – 2010 Fondo de Agua Cuenca Verde, Medellín, 2013 ECUADOR Fondo para la Protección del Agua – FONAG, Quito –2000 Fondo del Agua para la conservación de la cuenca del río Paute – FONAPA, Azuay –2008 Fondo de Páramos Tungurahua y Lucha Contra la Pobreza, Tungurahua – 2008 Fondo Pro-Cuencas, Zamora BRASIL Fondo de Agua PCJ y Alto Tete, Sao Paulo – Brasil, 2005 Productores de Água da Floresta, Guandu – 2008 Fondo de Agua de Pipiripau, Brasilia –2012 Pago por Servicios Ambientales Espíritu Santo, Espiritu Santo – 2008 Pago por Servicios Ambientales Camboriu, Camboriu –2013 PERÚ Aquafondo, Lima – 2012 VENEZUELA Fondo de Agua de Mérida – 2013
Thank you! Vidal Garza, Director, FEMSA Foundation Carlos Hurtado, Water Resources Manager