the doing good model

A values-based model for positive creation worldwide.
A practical day-to-day tool for integrating values at the core of businesses, nonprofit organizations, communities, and individuals.

Shari Arison’s example of practicing moral responsibility in business is one that we want to share with our students, as they begin the next phase of their lives. Our vision for our graduates is that they will be engaged and ethically-oriented citizens, committed to building a just, free and prosperous world. Shari’s work shows how this can be done.

Dr. Ángel Cabrera, President, George Mason University

The Doing Good Model is built on a solid truth: that our definition of success must include well-being, not only for individuals but for the workplace.

Arianna Huffington, Chair, President and Editor-in-Chief Huffington Post Media Group

"Shari Arison's book shows how enlightened business leaders who align positive economic, social, and cultural business values into their core business practices have the potential to transform our world"

Dr. Rakesh Khurana, Marvin Bower Professor of Leadership Development, Harvard Business School
The Doing Good Model by Shari Arison

The Doing Good Model: Activate Your Goodness in Business is a guide to infusing your business with the power of Doing Good. It's also a call to action for business owners, leaders, and employees in all industries across the world to become agents for change.

Shari Arison

"The Doing Good Model practically bridges between values, people and organizational structures, serving as a practical compass for values-based activity and decision-making, weaving universal values into the fabric of everyday life."

Shari Arison

American-Israeli businesswoman and philanthropist Shari Arison, is the owner of the Arison Group that operates in more than 40 countries across five continents to realize the vision of Doing Good.

Its business arm, Arison Investments, operates in the fields of finance (Bank Hapoalim),
infrastructure, real estate, and renewable energy (Shikun & Binui), salt (Salt of the Earth), and water (Miya). Its philanthropic arm, The Ted Arison Family Foundation, houses the organizations Essence of Life, Goodnet, All One, and Ruach Tova that operates Shari's global initiative Good Deeds Day. She also initiated Matan - Investing in the Community, based on United Way. Shari Arison created a unique values-based model for values-driven leadership in business, organizations, and communities.

She is repeatedly ranked by Forbes as one of the most powerful women in the world, and as one of the world's greenest billionaires. In 2013, Shari Arison was named Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters by George Mason University.

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the doing good model

The Doing Good Model is a sustainable values-based business model for positive creation worldwide. It is a practical day-to-day tool for integrating values at the core of business, nonprofit organizations, communities and individuals, combining 13 fundamental human values for the benefit of society, economy, and ecology.

Led by Shari Arison, owner of the Arison Group, the Model was developed by the Arison Group in partnership with a team from leading American universities: Harvard, Thunderbird, George Mason, and Babson College. Through this collaboration, the model fuses the Arison Group's practical hands-on experience with academic research and multidisciplinary study.

Implementation of the model has already begun internally at the Arison Group, as a simple and practical tool for integrating values in their core activities and routine decision making processes. As part of this ongoing process, cross-organizational forums encourage active involvement at every level, enhacing values-based activities worldwide.

In 2013, an Endowed Professor of Doing Good Values was established at George Mason University to further research and mold the model into an accredited curriculum. Later this year, Shari Arison was named Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from George Mason University, in acknowledgement of her work and the model for making a positive difference in the world.

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The Doing Good Model
Activate Your Goodness in Business

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