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Eli Lilly and Co. is an Indianapolis-based global health care provider founded in 1876 by Colonel Eli Lilly. Today, the company generates $21.2 billion in revenue1, and its 41,275 employees develop and manufacture human pharmaceutical products and... Learn More
Enel is a global leader in the generation and distribution of energy, and at the vanguard in the development of renewables. The Rome-based electric utility company, founded in 1962 by the Italian government which currently owns only 24% of capital,... Learn More
Founded in 1992 by Alessandro Benetton, 21 Partners is a European investment firm with a local presence in Italy, France, Switzerland and Poland. Through country-focused funds invested in by international investors, 21 Partners invests in mid-market... Learn More
Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs)—or chronic diseases—are the leading cause of death globally. Their prevalence is growing fastest in low and middle-income countries (LMIC), where around 75 percent of deaths from NCDs occur. Unhealthy diets and... Learn More

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The Coca-Cola Company's 5by20 initiative aims to expand economic opportunity for five million women entrepreneurs by the year 2020 through a combination of core business activities, cross-sector partnerships, and strategic social investment. In this... Learn More
A collaboration between Business Action for Africa, the Harvard Kennedy School Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative, and The Partnering Initiative, this report explores the potential of cross-sector partnerships to advance both business impact... Learn More
Sumitomo Chemical is a leading producer of long-lasting bednets that are instrumental in the global fight against malaria. In this case study by the Harvard Kennedy School's Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative, researchers outline Sumitomo's... Learn More
This report from the Harvard Kennedy School's Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative details Project Nurture, an $11.5 million partnership between The Coca-Cola Company, TechnoServe, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to strengthen... Learn More
Access the slides used during the webinar "Innovating for Shared Value" on January 15, 2014. The content is based on the research featured in the Harvard Business Review article "Innovating for Shared Value" (free download). Learn how Barclays... Learn More

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