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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While few, if anyone, would argue against creating shared value, how do leading practitioners go about measuring and communicating it reliably? What have the most effective means of quantification been to date and where is this emerging shared value... Learn More
As leader of a well-known brand with social thinking embedded in its core business, Jostein Solheim, Chief Executive Officer of Ben & Jerry’s, has a unique perspective on instilling purpose into a business. In this discussion... Learn More
Coca-Cola’s Latin America operations include several successful shared value initiatives. Brian Smith, President of Coca-Cola's Latin America Group and an instrumental leader in implementing the company’s Coletivo program in Brazil,... Learn More
Mexico-based cement and building supply company Cemex pioneered an innovative model that profitably offers low-income consumers access to finance and materials for housing improvements while also integrating local workers into the sales and... 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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This article, which was published in the Stanford Social Innovation Review in 2011, provides executive perspectives on implementing shared value. Learn More
This article, which was the winner of the McKinsey Award for the Best Harvard Business Review Article in 2006, also served a key role in the evolution of the shared value concept.  Learn More
This report explores how corporations can translate Creating Shared Value into action. Learn More
Measurement approaches that link social and business results are vital to unlocking shared value for companies and scalable solutions to social problems. This article offers a step by step process for measurement, starting with a well-developed... Learn More

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