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 nonprofit consultant and co-author of a controversial new article says working toward the greater good can benefit the bottom line. 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
Creating shared value involves reconceiving the intersection between society and corporate performance. However, the recognition of the transformative power of shared value is still in its infancy. It will require leaders and managers to develop new... Learn More
You Tube channel for Nestle highlighting the organization's commitment to environment and societal growth. 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.
 
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
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
FSG illuminates the potential of shared value in this short motion graphic. See how GE, InterContinental Hotels Group, and Nestlé are using this approach successfully. Please share this video with your networks to lend a deeper understanding of the... Learn More
Bishop William Lawrence University Professor Michael Porter of Harvard Business School spoke to an audience of senior corporate giving professionals at CECP's Corporate Philanthropy Summit on June 2, 2010 about the role of business in social and... Learn More
Do you want to know why Shared Value is all the rage? How can it solve problems, create opportunities and add to your bottom line? Phil Preston explains Shared Value in 3 minutes (well, ok, it took 4 and a bit...) Learn More

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SHARED VALUE IN ACTION

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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