A collection of research, case studies, presentations, and videos, all crowd-sourced from top thinkers in the shared value community and curated by the Initiative.

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The Verizon Innovative Learning Schools (VILS) program provides teachers with the tools necessary to unlock the potential of classroom technology. By partnering with the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), Verizon supported... Learn More
This webinar hosted by the U.S. Water Partnership defines the concept of shared value and provides examples of water sector companies that are active across all levels of shared value creation—for example Veolia, Kemira, and Jain Irrigation have all... Learn More
How does a company create shared value? SAB Miller, the world’s second-largest brewery company engaged in business training and leadership development for owners of mom and pop shops in low-income communities throughout Latin America. The program... Learn More
According to USDA, nearly 25 million Americans live in "food deserts"—low-income neighborhoods in which more than a third of residents live more than a mile from a supermarket or large food retailer. Historically, many retailers have... Learn More
Phil Preston, the author of this case study, explains below the context for writing about Battery World, which is based in Australia. You can also download the full case here.  What is the context for this case? What is happening in... Learn More

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While few, if anyone, would argue against creating shared value, how do leading practitioners go about measuring and communicating it reliably? What have the most effective means of quantification been to date and where is this emerging shared value... Learn More
As leader of a well-known brand with social thinking embedded in its core business, Jostein Solheim, Chief Executive Officer of Ben & Jerry’s, has a unique perspective on instilling purpose into a business. In this discussion... Learn More
Mexico-based cement and building supply company Cemex pioneered an innovative model that profitably offers low-income consumers access to finance and materials for housing improvements while also integrating local workers into the sales and... Learn More
This article, which was published in the Stanford Social Innovation Review in 2011, provides executive perspectives on implementing shared value. Learn More
This article, which was the winner of the McKinsey Award for the Best Harvard Business Review Article in 2006, also served a key role in the evolution of the shared value concept.  Learn More

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