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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El Multiplex Río Cauca es una clara iniciativa de Creación de Valor Compartido, y corresponde a un ejemplo de re-conceptualización de productos y servicios. El diseño, construcción y operación de este complejo de teatros de cine tuvo en cuenta la... Learn More
How does a company adapt its business model to serve low income markets? Cine Colombia, Colombia’s premier entertainment company for the exhibition and distribution of films, developed movie theaters for one of the country’s most vulnerable... Learn More
As a major food processing company, securing a steady flow of high-quality agricultural products is essential for the CJ CheilJedang’s business. While assessing the range of its source and consumer markets, they identified Vietnam as an important... Learn More
In the wake of the financial crisis, banks have been under fire from all fronts—and leaving value on the table. The potential to create shared value through retail, commercial, and investment banking is enormous. This new approach will enable... Learn More
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

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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
The distinction between corporate social responsibility and shared value can be puzzling and there’s a considerable amount of confusion and debate about the difference. Carol Moore, Director of Global Alliances and Strategic Initiatives at Heifer... 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
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
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

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Is your organization working on a project that's producing both business and social results? Learn what others are doing and share your shared value example.
 

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