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The Coca-Cola Company is the world’s largest beverage company, with a portfolio of more than 500 sparkling and non-carbonated brands and an average of 1.9 billion servings a day. Sales of Coca-Cola products in Brazil currently represent seven... Learn More
By applying a shared value lens, insurance companies can do more than just protect against risks. They can help prevent risks from occurring in the first place, while simultaneously creating economic value. Skandia is a major provider of insurances... 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
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 Coca-Cola Company's 5by20 initiative aims to expand economic opportunity for five million women entrepreneurs by the year 2020 through a combination of core business activities, cross-sector partnerships, and strategic social investment. In this... 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.
 
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
Access the slides used during the webinar "Innovating for Shared Value" on January 15, 2014. The content is based on the research featured in the Harvard Business Review article "Innovating for Shared Value" (free download). Learn how Barclays... 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
M-PESA is an innovative mobile money transfer system that provides unprecedented access to financial services to Kenya’s under- and un-banked populations while generating substantial revenue and business opportunities for Safaricom. Learn more about... 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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