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
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
Read Michael Porter and Mark Kramer's Harvard Business Review article "Creating Shared Value" in the following languages: Spanish: "La creación de valor compartido" Portuguese: "Valor Compartilhado" German: “Die Neuerfindung des... Learn More
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

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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
In this UBS interview, Porter and Mazziotta discuss the role of investors in creating shared value and ways that large global banks can adopt shared value thinking in their internal operations.  Learn More
This blog post refers to an article that illustrates the mindset shift required to create shared value, orginally published in the Harvard Business Review book  “Passion and Purpose.” Learn More

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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