In this new series, the Shared Value Initiative will speak with global leaders who are driving shared value strategy within their organizations. The following leaders all shared their perspectives at the Shared Value Leadership Summit: Investing in Prosperity on May 13-14, 2014 in New York.
How IBM uses shared value to infuse fresh innovation into big societal problems, like the education crisis. Read the interview: “At IBM, Shared Value Is Real Value”
Creating shared value was born at Nestlé 10 years ago, and since then the nutrition company has come a long way in implementation, reporting, and communication of results. Watch: “What's Next for Shared Value at Nestlé?”
Investor and philanthropist Elumelu stresses that in Africa, economic prosperity and social wealth must go hand. Read the interview: “Shared Value Synonymous with Africapitalism”
How the Coca-Cola Company’s Coletivo program creates a positive impact for the company’s business and for the communities in which it operates. Read the interview: "Coca-Cola's Refreshing Impact in Brazil."
Why shared value is a priority for Edelman—and should be for all firms who work to build long-term, sustainable business for their clients. Watch the video: "Our Clients Demand Shared Value."
Our economy is in one of those historic crisis-moments where transparent financial reporting is key. With the right accounting infrastructure in place, we can start acting on shared value. Read the interview: “Comparable Information Crucial to Shared Value Success.”
How PATH looks at partnerships through the shared value lens to address broader goals and initiatives, particularly around access to malaria medicine. Watch the video: "Deep Partnerships in Our DNA."
Walmart is taking on large social issues to build a stronger business. In this video, Keck talks about Walmart.com’s women empowerment marketplace, investing in training women in agriculture, and more. Watch the video: "Shared Value Execution at Walmart."
Inspired by meeting Michael Porter, Isozaki started a shared value division at Kirin. Now, from using Fukushima pears in products to producing an alcohol-free beer, Kirin is living the approach. Read the interview: "Five Questions with Kirin’s President and CEO."