Novo Nordisk: Shifting Harmful Norms around Obesity

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

FSG Launches Shared Value in Extractives Research

By: Chile Hidalgo | Associate Director at FSG | July 24th, 2013

Extractives sectors companies – those in the oil and gas or metals and mining industries – add tremendous value to the world economy, producing the essential inputs for products that improve the lives of billions. They also represent some of the largest companies in the world: the sectors generated $3.5 trillion in annual gross revenues, or around 5 percent of global GDP, in 2012.

Putting Shared Value Into Action by Tracy Sims, Eli Lilly

By: Shared Value | Administrator at SVI | June 4th, 2013

Lilly is proud to have participated in the 3rd FSG Global Shared Value Leadership Summit held May 23 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The event brought together government, non-government, and corporate thought leaders to discuss cutting-edge approaches that leverage the shared value concept to better align business practices with pressing social needs.

Putting Shared Value Into Action by Tracy Sims, Eli Lilly

By: Shared Value | Administrator at SVI | June 4th, 2013

Lilly is proud to have participated in the 3rd FSG Global Shared Value Leadership Summit held May 23 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The event brought together government, non-government, and corporate thought leaders to discuss cutting-edge approaches that leverage the shared value concept to better align business practices with pressing social needs.

Sharedvalue.org: By You, For You

By: Justin Bakule | Former Executive Director at Shared Value Initiative | April 24th, 2013

I offer you my warmest welcome to sharedvalue.org: the new home of the Shared Value Initiative.  The paint is newly dried, and we’re busy checking items off of our punch list for the grand opening. We’re excited to open the doors to a new global community of practice for shared value leaders across the private, public and nonprofit sectors.

Not-for-Profit & Corporate Partnerships; A practical guide to building & maintaining these crucial relationships

By: Shared Value |

This conference has been designed to provide Not-for-Profits with advice on building crucial partnerships with corporations.

Vincent Forlenza

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Vincent A. Forlenza is Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company that develops, manufactures and sells medical devices, instrument systems and reagents. He became CEO in 2011 after more than 30 years with the company.

Is CSR the R&D lab for Shared Value?

By: Shared Value | Administrator at SVI | April 16th, 2013

For those of us who embrace shared value as a powerful and emerging business practice, do we cast corporate social responsibility (CSR) aside? It may be tempting, but traditional CSR can also be viewed as fertile testing ground – much like an R&D lab – for the development of shared value.

Mercy Corps

Founded in 1979, Mercy Corps is an international NGO whose mission is to alleviate suffering, poverty, and oppression by helping people build secure, productive, and just communities. Mercy Corps has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize and currently works in over 40 countries around the world, improving the lives of 19 million people.

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Mark Kramer

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Mark Kramer is co-founder and Managing Director of FSG, a nonprofit consulting firm established in 2000 and specializing in strategy, evaluation, and research. As the primary overseer of FSG‘s consulting practice, he helps drive the vision and growth of the firm and leads engagements across all of FSG’s impact areas, with a particular focus on shared value. A prolific author, Mr.

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