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.

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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
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
Chad Bolick engages Paul Dudley Hart of Mercy Corps, Matt Lonner of Chevron, and Rani Deshpande of Save the Children in a #FutureINGO conversation of how corporate-nonprofit partnership can most effectively address the world's biggest problems.... Learn More
Harvard Business School's Michael E. Porter engages OPIC CEO Elizabeth Littlefield and Western Union CEO Hikmet Ersek in a conversation of how business leaders can create value for both business and society. This plenary session was filmed at the... Learn More
Western Union is known for partnering with NGOs to leverage their money transfer services for social good in emerging markets. During the Shared Value Leadership Summit in NYC, Western Union Vice President of Social Ventures and Internal... Learn More

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Internal entrepreneurs, not being ashamed to talk about profit, and finding business opportunities in the sustainable development goals were some of the highlights of the Shared Value Leadership Summit in New York. Devex Impact associate editor... Learn More
At the Shared Value Leadership Summit, Michael E. Porter, Bishop William Lawrence University Professor, Harvard Business School, outlines the state of the shared value field and provides a vision for shared value advancement in the coming year. Read... Learn More
The distinction between corporate social responsibility and shared value can be puzzling and there’s a considerable amount of confusion and debate about the difference. Carol Moore, Director of Global Alliances and Strategic Initiatives at Heifer... Learn More
Jane Nelson of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government moderates a panel with leading CEOs practicing shared value: Vincent Forlenza, Chairman, CEO, & President, BD, Neal Keny-Guyer, CEO, Mercy Corps, and Judith Rodin, President, Rockefeller... Learn More
Michael Porter sees huge opportunities for corporations to use capitalism as a driver to tackle social problems via the creation of shared value. Adopting environmentally sustainable policies has been shown to be good for busi- nesses, e.g. through... Learn More

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