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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The seminal article in the January 2011 issue of Harvard Business Review by Harvard Business School's Michael E. Porter and FSG's Mark R. Kramer. In this article, they debut the shared value concept and lay out company examples of the three levels:... Learn More
The Verizon Innovative Learning Schools (VILS) program provides teachers with the tools necessary to unlock the potential of classroom technology. By partnering with the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), Verizon supported... Learn More
This report examines how Chilean companies can play an essential role in creating greater prosperity for all Chileans while strengthening their competitive position. Opportunities to create shared value by addressing specific social challenges are... Learn More
This report highlights how companies in the oil and gas as well as mining and minerals fields can create shared value by pursuing opportunities that tie business success to the prosperity of host communities and countries, often working in... Learn More
Companies that deliver both social benefit and business value rely on five mutually reinforcing elements. In this Harvard Business Review article, FSG's Marc Pfitzer, Valerie Bockstette, and Mike Stamp outline a framework derived from a study of... Learn More

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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.
 
In the wake of the financial crisis, banks have been under fire from all fronts—and leaving value on the table. The potential to create shared value through retail, commercial, and investment banking is enormous. This new approach will enable... Learn More
This report explores the innovative ways that leading companies are taking to put education at the core of their corporate strategy. FSG's findings, based on interviews with more than 50 global business and civil society leaders, highlight how... 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
This report highlights how pharmaceutical and medical device companies are creating shared value in global health by enhancing their corporate competitiveness while simultaneously addressing the global burden of disease; often working in partnership... Learn More
This report examines how Indian corporations are contributing to inclusive growth while strengthening their competitive advantage.   Learn More

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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.
 

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