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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In the face of complex global issues and societal needs, many companies are turning to shared value, a practice that seeks business opportunity in solving social problems. FSG interviewed leaders in various fields to gain a wider perspective on... Learn More
The Nestlé Prize in Creating Shared Value rewards innovative, commercially viable, and high impact schemes related to nutrition, water or rural development. Specific fields of activity may include: agriculture, including extension services and use... Learn More
Michael E. Porter, Harvard University professor, explains why business leaders must focus on shared value--creating products and services that benefit not only the company but also society. Learn More
Kevin Trapani is the President and CEO of The Redwoods Group and gave this talk at TEDxAshokaU: Universities Driving Global Change at Duke University on February 25, 2011. Learn more at www.tedxashokau.com. The Redwoods Group is a company he... 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.
 
This report examines how Indian corporations are contributing to inclusive growth while strengthening their competitive advantage.   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 article was published in the Harvard Business Review in 2002 and served as one of the first articles that led to the evolution of the shared value concept.  Learn More
In this interview, Porter explores the role of social entrepreneurship in the context of a larger transformation of capitalism.  Learn More
This report explores how corporations can translate Creating Shared Value into action. 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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