Novo Nordisk: Shifting Harmful Norms around Obesity

Society glamorizes weight loss, but the opportunity to transform care will be grounded in weight management.

How a culture of “doing the right thing” is good for business

By: Megan Hansen | Senior Vice President - People at MOD Pizza | May 16th, 2018

Savvy business leaders everywhere are focused on talent, changing demographics, and the future of work—and what it all means for their company. On June 13th, FSG and the Shared Value Initiative are hosting REWIRE: Unlocking Talent Solutions for Today& Tomorrow at Gap Inc.’s headquarters in San Francisco to explore how companies can build their capacity to better recruit, retain, support, and advance historically overlooked talent pools with an aim of improving the bottom line.

Education, including workforce development

Enel in the USA: fostering local development through circular economy solutions

By: Anna Illarionova | at Enel | May 8th, 2018

Enel in the USA, through its subsidiary Enel Green Power North America Inc. ("EGPNA"), has started production of the Red Dirt wind farm (about 300 MW) located in Oklahoma, capable of generating around 1,200 GWh per year. It is equivalent to the energy consumption needs of more than 97,000 U.S. households, while avoiding the emission of about 860,000 tons of CO2 each year.

Climate Change and Environment

A Partnership that Pays: ESL Credit Union's Innovative Approach to Pipeline Development

By: Tiffany Chang | at FSG | March 21st, 2018

The Challenge: ESL Federal Credit Union, headquartered in Rochester, New York, recognizes that its employee base must reflect the demographics of the surrounding community to better serve its customers. However, like many companies, ESL faces challenges hiring and retaining employees from diverse backgrounds at all levels of the organization.  

Education, including workforce development

Where does business stand on the SDGs?

By: Stine Lise Hatt... | Manager/owner at Pure Consulting | July 13th, 2016

Stine Lise Hattestad Bratsberg representing Norway and the business perspective on the Sustainable Development Goals.

Changing the World by Changing Business

By: Meghan Ennes | Manager, Digital Communications at Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship | June 21st, 2016

Three reasons why your company should aim to tackle social issues.
(Photo from left to right: Alan Murray, Fortune; Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala , Ayala; Helena B. Foulkes, CVS Health; Ed Brandt, MasterCard; and Jakob Riis, Novo Nordisk.)

Financial Inclusion Health and Nutrition

Shared Value and the future of Foundations

By: Sam Moore | Head of Community Bank International at Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited | June 8th, 2016

I admit that I know very little about foundations. What I know I've learnt through reading about F.B. Heron Foundation and my dealings with Bendigo Bank's own Community Enterprise Foundation.

 "Creating shared value" however comes to mind when I read about Heron's changing business model.


Design as Shared Value Capital: How we embed purpose at KSS Architects

By: Emma Ignaszewski | Writer at KSS Architects | May 26th, 2016

Palladium is a leader in developing and delivering positive impact. Our solutions transform lives, businesses, communities, societies and economies, creating enduring value. Palladium is a global organisation, with over 2000 employees working to deliver projects in nearly 100 countries around the world. / Our main fields of operation are International Development, Humanitarian Relief, Strategy Execution, & Impact Investing. We work with development agencies, governments, and private sector MNEs. 


Areas of Expertise:

The Venture Philanthropy of Access

By: Robert Lucas | SVP - New Business Development at Leukemia & Lymphoma Society | April 28th, 2016

Very excited about the upcoming Shared Value Summit, and our new initiative with Walgreens!  This will be a game changer for patient access, comfort, hope and support!


Health and Nutrition