LONDON, June 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Arison Investments Chairman and CEO Efrat Peled was a panelist today in a concurrent session at Fortune’s 2016 International Most Powerful Women Summit. The panel, Finding Purpose with Values, focused on the growing realization of more and more companies that want to combine profitability with purpose. They want to be stakeholder driven (in the broadest sense), not just shareholder driven. But is it really possible to create financial value while putting social values at the core of your business?
Peled was asked to share practical solutions and hands-on experience on how to create substantial financial results while putting values at the core of business DNA. Leading Arison Investments, the business arm of the Arison Group, owned by businesswoman and philanthropist Shari Arison. Arison Investments creates values-based investments in more than 40 countries across five continents in finances, infrastructure, real estate, renewable energy, water and salt.
Fortune’s annual iMPW summit convenes the world’s Most Powerful Women; share big ideas, business insights, and best practices on leadership; and nurture creative thinking in business and beyond.
The panel was moderated by Nina Easton, Washington Columnist, Senior Editor and Chair of Fortune’s MPW International and Co-chair of Fortune’s Global Forum. Peled was joined by other prominent business and philanthropist leaders, including Hanzade Doğan Boyner, Founder and CEO, Hepsiburada.com; Chairwoman, Doğan Online; Chairwoman, Aydın Doğan Foundation; Jane Griffiths, Company Group Chairman, Janssen EMEA.
Peled said, “These days, Global Turbulences forces extraordinarily swift decision-making processes. As market leaders we need to set an example, rising to the challenge, attaining profit and effectiveness while maintaining our values based performance.”
SOURCE Arison Investments