A collection of research, case studies, presentations, and videos, all crowd-sourced from top thinkers in the shared value community and curated by the Initiative.



Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs)—or chronic diseases—are the leading cause of death globally. Their prevalence is growing fastest in low and middle-income countries (LMIC), where around 75 percent of deaths from NCDs occur. Unhealthy diets and... Learn More
Elimination of post-harvest food loss would feed 1 billion more people by 2050—many of them across Sub-Saharan Africa, where food insecurity is the greatest. This means much more than just more food for more people; it also means increased... Learn More
Despite great effort and the huge sums of money spent on promoting the expansion of national grids, poor rural communities worldwide continue to lack affordable and reliable electricity. For 1.3 billion people (18% of the global population),... Learn More
Like many U.S.-based international development nonprofits, Pact has historically had a large percentage of its donor funding come from the U.S. government, primarily USAID. In 2009, Pact’s CEO, Mark Viso, challenged Pact Institute and its president... Learn More
Michael Porter's slides from his keynote presentation at the Shared Value Leadership Summit demonstrate the new role of business in society and the movement of the shared value concept to the mainstream—in both media coverage and company application... Learn More


Is your organization working on a project that's producing both business and social results? Learn what others are doing and share your shared value example.
By applying a shared value lens, insurance companies can do more than just protect against risks. They can help prevent risks from occurring in the first place, while simultaneously creating economic value. Skandia is a major provider of insurances... Learn More
This case study highlights how Nestlé creates shared value by adding micronutrients to foods to improve health in impoverished regions, where many suffer from malnutrition. Nestlé approached fortifying some of its most popular foods with... Learn More
In 2009, Coca-Cola Brasil sought to increase its presence and relevance in low-income areas, realizing that “business as usual” approaches – expanding distribution channels or designing new marketing campaigns – were not enough. Coca-Cola Brasil... Learn More
As a major food processing company, securing a steady flow of high-quality agricultural products is essential for the CJ CheilJedang’s business. While assessing the range of its source and consumer markets, they identified Vietnam as an important... Learn More
How does a company create shared value? SAB Miller, the world’s second-largest brewery company engaged in business training and leadership development for owners of mom and pop shops in low-income communities throughout Latin America. The program... Learn More
FSG co-founder Mark Kramer discusses the power of philanthropic giving and partnership in making large-scale systemic change with Kathleen McLaughlin, President of the Walmart Foundation; and Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation. This... Learn More



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