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Harvard Business School Professor Michael E. Porter presents on how creating both business and social value makes a company stand out against the competition. This plenary session was filmed at the Shared Value Leadership Summit 2015.  Learn More
Justin Bakule opens the Shared Value Leadership Summit 2015 with a personal story of systems change for the greater good. Learn More
Western Union is known for partnering with NGOs to leverage their money transfer services for social good in emerging markets. During the Shared Value Leadership Summit in NYC, Western Union Vice President of Social Ventures and Internal... Learn More
Public-private partnerships have evolved a lot in recent years, but the changes have not necessarily been swift. As Christian Spano from Anglo American mining explains, private companies benefit tremendously from someone with an entrepreneurial... Learn More
To ensure sustainability in their programs, Levi Strauss Foundation needed to bring in NGO partners. It's been quite a process, one in which the actors have had to learn and grow, Executive Director Daniel Lee shares in this video interview for... 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.
 
Internal entrepreneurs, not being ashamed to talk about profit, and finding business opportunities in the sustainable development goals were some of the highlights of the Shared Value Leadership Summit in New York. Devex Impact associate editor... Learn More
Jeremy Heimans of Purpose gives advice for building the shared value movement. To do so, we'll need to abandon old power -- leader-driven and held by the few -- to new power, which models modern day peer-driven movements from Kickstarter to Occupy... Learn More
The best companies don't compete to be the best—they compete to be unique. Harvard Business School's Prof. Michael E. Porter applies his classic strategy framework to shared value as a differentiating strategy to enhance competitiveness.  This... 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
Uncle Tobys, established in 1861, is a leading Australian based ready-to-eat snack and cereal business. With a portfolio containing approximately 70 per cent oat based products, Uncle Tobys was heavily exposed to risks of increased prices, declining... 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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