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An Introduction My Thesis And Sharing Opinions
By: Jeongki Lee | 12 months 15 hours ago | Permalink
Hi everyone! I'm Jeongki Lee, a freelanced researcher in South Korea, having M.S. degree of Business Administration. I want to introduce my thesis to you and to share diverse opinions. The purpose of my study is to classify CSV. In this dissertation, I suggested a framework for classifying CSV based on two perspectives – the source of value creation and the result of value creation –.... more
3 New Leaders Who Are Living Shared Value
By: Meghan Ennes | 12 months 2 days ago | Permalink
Who are the up-and-coming business leaders making real social impact? At the Shared Value Leadership Summit this May, you’ll hear from established leaders in the business-in-society space—from the President of the World Bank to business unit heads at CVS and Mastercard. But as you’ve often pointed out to us, you’re craving new voices in this space—new examples of practitioners who... more
Insurance, Social Impact, and Profit
By: Nina Jais | 1 year 15 hours ago | Permalink
This blog post was originally published on   When you think about insurance companies, do you think about social impact? It’s likely not the first thing that comes to mind, but FSG client Skandia has realized the significant impact they can create by helping prevent risks rather than just insuring against them. Through active risk prevention, insurance companies can not only... more
The Role of Shared Value in Partnerships
By: Cate O'Kane | 1 year 3 days ago | Permalink
PSI President & CEO Karl Hoffman (second from left) at the Shared Value Leadership Summit, joined by (from left to right) Eli Lilly CEO John Lechleiter, Discovery Health CEO Adrian Gore, and FSG Managing Directory Kyle Peterson.  As colleagues gathered earlier this month in Washington D.C. for Global Partnerships Week, the development community had the opportunity to pause,... more
From Donation to Market: Unlocking the Potential of Business-based Humanitarian Solutions
By: Louise Kjaer | 1 year 4 days ago | Permalink
Humanitarian crises are occurring with greater frequency within the global landscape. These crises are becoming long lasting and require long-term solutions. Simultaneously, NGOs and humanitarian agencies are experiencing declining donor funding. This development—coupled with an increasing pressure on crisis-affected communities—calls for innovative solutions to tackle protracted crises by... more
Webinar: How to create scalable societal impact as a corporation
By: Nina Jais | 1 year 4 days ago | Permalink
Consumers are increasingly demanding that companies do well by doing good, and many business leaders are answering that call by adopting shared value approaches. If you're a leader in a corporation  or corporate foundation interested in creating sustainable social and environmetal impact in the long-term, please register for the upcoming free webinar: How to create... more
By: John Matthew Douglas | 1 year 4 days ago | Permalink
It is truly an honor to stand among each of you here. 
Leading Canadian companies find inspiration in shared value
By: Ellen Martin | 1 year 5 days ago | Permalink
How might we catalyze shared value thinking in companies? The Consulting Affiliate Network is a key component of how the Shared Value Initiative thinks about influencing companies and helping them on their journeys toward creating and scaling shared value. Therefore, it was a great honor to have joined two of our Canadian Affiliates, Cohesion Strategies and Umalia, for a Shared Value Lab... more
TIM Commits to Shared Value
By: Giuseppe Antonio Aiello | 1 year 5 days ago | Permalink
The new Shared Value Initiative partner ties together business and societal success. In July 2015, TIM transformed its sustainability model from Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to Corporate Shared Value (CSV). Influenced by the shared value approach developed by FSG, TIM has defined its new strategy based on economic and social value creation. The goal is linking economic and... more
The Power of Organizational Change
By: Katie Schlepp Zatorski | 1 year 6 days ago | Permalink
One NGO's journey to big impact through smarter corporate partnerships. (Photo Credit: Pact) When it comes to social change, large companies can bring the resources needed to make it happen in the long term. Pact is an international NGO (INGO) that knows this well: In 2009, CEO Mark Viso challenged his 38-year-old organization to augment traditional funding with corporate partnerships,... more