In this series, we're speaking with global leaders who are driving shared value strategy within their organizations. The following leaders will all share their perspectives at the Shared Value Leadership Summit: Business at its Best on May 12-13, 2015 in New York.


When Business and Government Work Together for Good

Featuring Elizabeth Littlefield, President and CEO of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)

How development financial institutions demonstrate just how effectively the public and private sectors can collaborate. Watch "The Role of Government in Creating Shared Value."


Partnerships that Make Serious Impact

Featuring Karl Hofmann, President and CEO, PSI 

Corporates don't realize the $5 trillion-dolar market at the bottom of the pyramid. And NGOs understand those customers. Watch "PSI's Smart Partnerships: Saving Lives and Growing the Global Economy."


Why Women's Success Is Really Good for Business

Featuring Katja Iversen, CEO, Women Deliver

The leading global advocate explains that when girls and women survive and thrive, it creates a positive ripple effect throughout society. Read "It Pays to Invest in Women."


A Business Model that Inspires Customers to Live Healthier 

Featuring Adrian Gore, Chief Executive, Discovery

Discovery operates on a different model than other insurers – one that focuses customers on incentivizing customer wellness. Watch "Insurance that Inspires Healthy Living."


Helping Local Coffee Farmers Makes a Better Bean

Featuring Jean-Marc Duvoisin, CEO, Nestlé Nespresso SA

Duvoisin explains that without ensuring farmers are sustainable, his business cannot be sustained either. Read "How Nespresso Supports Local Farmers to Business Success."


Reaching New Markets by Improving Access to Health Care

Featuring John C. Lechleiter, Chairman, President, and CEO, Eli Lilly & Company

Lechleiter explains the critical role shared value plays in his company's aspiration to make life better for people around the world. Read "How Can Eli Lilly Gain Billions of New Customers?"


Yes, You Can Create Shared Value in Finance

Featuring Robert Johanson, Chairman, Bendigo & Adelaide Bank

Bendigo's unique banking model shares risk and reward with local communities. Read "This Bank Helps Local Communities – Profitably."


A Framework for Measuring Social Impact

Featuring Malcolm Preston, Global Sustainability Leader, PwC

A game-changer for the tired rule of maximizing shareholder value alone. Read "PwC on the Win-Win Ethos of Shared Value."



Read and watch interviews from IBM, Nestlé, Walmart, Coca-Cola and more in last year's Leading Shared Value series. 

And don't miss these leaders' presentations at this year's Shared Value Leadership Summit: Business at its Best. Learn more and register today! 

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