The Shared Value Initiative is not the lone enterprise of a select few. It unites the leadership and expertise of some of the most influential and innovative global organizations.

Our experienced team of partners features some of the world’s leading brands, including an advisory level Leadership Council comprised of Verizon, Nestlé, the Rockefeller Foundation and Mercy Corps. These organizations, and many others, are leading the way on shared value adoption, and have committed to putting the intersection of business growth and social impact in the public sphere.

Our Funding Partners

PATH is an international nonprofit organization that transforms global health through innovation. Our approach blends the entrepreneurial spirit of business, the scientific expertise of a research...
Arauco is one of the world’s leading forest industry companies. Headquartered in Santiago, Chile, Arauco operates five primary business units: Forestry, Woodpulp, Sawn Timber, Panels, and Energy. The...

Affiliated Professional Services Network

APCO is an independent, global communication, stakeholder engagement and business strategy firm. We challenge conventional thinking and inspire movements to help our clients succeed. We turn the insights that come from our deep stakeholder relationships into forward-thinking, creative solutions that always push the boundaries.

Avanzi consults across several issues: shared value (assessment, strategy, implementation, accountability); CSR (assessment, strategy, implementation, accountability); and corporate philanthropy (strategy, pilot projects).

Thought Leaders

Peter Brabeck-Letmathe
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Nestlé S.A.,
“We believe we can make an important contribution to society, by going a step beyond corporate social responsibility to create value through our core business both for our shareholders and society. We prioritize the areas of nutrition, water and rural development to create shared value; this requires long term thinking...”
Steve Davis
"We cannot do this alone. Almost every major 21st century problem we have to address has to be done through very deep multi-sector partnerships; in which we identify where we hold common interest and then we collaborate with the best each of us can bring to the table to solve those social problems."

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A Commitment to Action

The Shared Value Initiative was announced as a Commitment to Action for the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting in 2012. How it all started