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The 2015 Shared Value Leadership Summit gathered the world's leading thinkers and doers of shared value to deliver the "how-to" of building a shared value strategy that truly showcases business at its best. Participants shared best strategies and rolled up their sleeves to generate new business solutions to social issues, reimagining the role of business in society and the nature of competitive advantage. This is shared value leadership. #SVLeaders



Elizabeth Littlefield President and CEO, OPIC
John C. Lechleiter Chairman, President, and CEO, Eli Lilly and Company
Darren Walker President, Ford Foundation
Hikmet Ersek CEO, Western Union
Jean-Marc Duvoisin CEO, Nespresso
Kathleen McLaughlin President, Walmart Foundation
Daniel Jae-Won Lee Executive Director, Levi Strauss Foundation
Katja Iversen CEO, Women Deliver
Bea Perez Chief Sustainability Officer, The Coca-Cola Company
Jamie McAuliffe President & CEO, Education For Employment
Barbara Byrne Vice Chairman, Investment Banking, Barclays
Jeremy Heimans Co-founder and CEO, Purpose
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Tuesday, May 12
7:30 AM Breakfast and Registration
9:00 AM Welcome to the 2015 Shared Value Leadership Summit
9:15 AM Shared Value as Core Corporate Strategy
9:35 AM Supporting the Conditions to Create Business at its Best
10:25 AM Reflections on the Shared Value Field
10:30 AM Break
11:00 AM Regional Champions for Shared Value
11:45 AM Networking Lunch
1:15 PM Shared Value Storyteller: Ecolour
1:25 PM Identifying and Tackling Social Issues—The Imperative for Business and its Partners
2:30 PM Shared Value Labs: Generating Solutions to Urgent Social Issues
4:55 PM Building Healthy Shared Value Strategies at the Enterprise Level
5:30 PM Networking Reception for All Attendees
Wednesday, May 13
8:00 AM Breakfast and Registration
8:45 AM Shared Value Storyteller: Koç Holding
9:00 AM Leveraging Assets along the Value Chain
9:45 AM The Role of Philanthropy in Shared Value—Two Perspectives
10:30 AM Optimizing Shared Value Execution: A Focus on Functions
10:40 AM Break
11:00 AM Shared Value Labs: Critical Challenges for Shared Value Enterprises
1:00 PM Networking Lunch
2:00 PM Shared Value Storyteller: GlaxoSmithKline
2:10 PM The Role of the Investor in Shared Value
2:50 PM Harnessing New Power to Build a Shared Value Movement
3:15 PM Summary Remarks and Insights from the Community
3:30 PM Summit Ends
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This year's summit took place at the Conrad New York at 102 North End Avenue in New York City.