The Affiliated Professional Services (APS) Network is a consortium of independent consulting firms around the world that are trained to provide shared value consulting services to corporations, governments and civil society organizations.
APS members have been selected, trained and certified in shared value consulting by FSG and the Shared Value Initiative. Each firm operates independently in its own geographic region, but shares a common understanding, methodology, and commitment to the practice of shared value. These organizations have been selected for their thought leadership, consulting expertise and experience in designing initiatives that combine business growth and social impact.
Whether you are corporation, government agency or civil society organization interested in applying the benefits of shared value to your work, or a consulting firm interested in joining this world-class consortium, the APS Network is an essential partner in creating shared value strategies.
Cre-en Inc. conducts business with the mission of “creating a future for Earth filled with radiant smiles” and the vision of “realizing a sustainable society.” To achieve this, it provides consulting services in the area of shared value strategies, CSR management, long-term scenario analysis, and more.
APCO is an independent, global communication, stakeholder engagement and business strategy firm. We challenge conventional thinking and inspire movements to help our clients succeed. We turn the insights that come from our deep stakeholder relationships into forward-thinking, creative solutions that always push the boundaries.
Universidad de Monterrey (UDEM) is a private university in Mexico. The School of Business offers 8 undergraduate and 2 graduate programs. The university has a Center of Philanthropy, a Center of Sustainability, and a Center of Well-Being, and is in the process of establishing a Center for CSR, dedicated to research and consulting.
As the leading multilateral lender for Latin America and the Caribbean, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) partners with clients to mainstream shared value investments by offering tailor-made appraisals that demonstrate the financial potential to improve returns both for a client’s business and its community.
Uniethos is an innovative nonprofit organization that provides advisory and executive educational services to companies in order to develop sustainability in their business, with the participation of their stakeholders and the establishment of partnerships that contribute to increasing the businesses’ competitiveness and share value for society.
FSG is a nonprofit consulting firm co-founded in 1999 by Mark Kramer and Michael E. Porter, authors of “Creating Shared Value” (Harvard Business Review; 2011). Through its shared value approach area, FSG strives to advance the sharing and exchange of knowledge; to guide learning between companies and across sectors; and to provide consulting services for clients on the shared value journey.
Social Ventures Australia, an independent nonprofit organization, invests in social change through helping to increase the impact and build the sustainability of the social sector. SVA works with high potential organizations fostering solutions to some of the most pressing challenges facing the community, with a focus on education and employment outcomes. SVA provides funding and strategic support and offers consulting services to the social sector more broadly.