Cutting through the noise: A conversation on creating shared value and investors at Davos

By: Mark Kramer | Founder and Managing Director at FSG | January 23rd, 2019

By Nina Jais, Mark Kramer and Marc Pfitzer

Today we met with 25 investors and corporate leaders in Davos to discuss the changes needed to get more investors to allocate resources to shared value companies.


How Insurance Companies are Preparing for the Future through Shared Value

By: Nina Jais | Associate Director at FSG | September 11th, 2018

This is an exciting time of innovation and impact for the insurance industry. As we’ve discussed in our research, insurance is the ultimate shared value industry, where social impact is integral to economic success. Reducing accidents, improving health, and helping organizations better prepare for economic risks both improve the profitability of insurers and enable better outcomes for the lives of millions of people.


Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 244 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person.

Financial Services, including banking and insurance
, United States

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

You’ve probably never heard of Cashco Financial.

By: Rob Shields | Marketing at Cashco Financial | February 27th, 2018

Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta and serving about 50,000 clients across one of the biggest countries in the world, that’s not surprising.

However, you may be surprised by our purpose, our story, and our big idea.

Financial Inclusion

Insuring Shared Value: Mastering Behavioral Sciences

Ecosystem of Shared Value for Insurers

Insuring Shared Value: How Insurers Gain Competitive Advantage by Better Addressing Society’s Needs

How can focusing on social outcomes help insurance companies?

How can insurers profit by supporting small and medium-sized enterprises?