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 seminal article in the January 2011 issue of Harvard Business Review by Harvard Business School's Michael E. Porter and FSG's Mark R. Kramer. In this article, they debut the shared value concept and lay out company examples of the three levels:... Learn More
Shared value delivers social and economic benefits for Australia There are an increasing number of companies creating shared value through different strategies across Australia but no central database that pulls together all of these examples or... Learn More
Micronutrient deficiencies—also known as the “hidden hunger”—are the most widespread global undernutrition challenge, affecting two billion people of all social strata in developing and developed countries. To help address micronutrient deficiencies... Learn More
Stockland is one of Australia’s leading diversified property groups – owning, developing and managing a large portfolio of shopping centres, office and industrial assets, residential communities, and retirement villages. In the late 2000’s,... Learn More
Jeremy Heimans of Purpose gives advice for building the shared value movement. To do so, we'll need to abandon old power -- leader-driven and held by the few -- to new power, which models modern day peer-driven movements from Kickstarter to Occupy... Learn More

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The best companies don't compete to be the best—they compete to be unique. Harvard Business School's Prof. Michael E. Porter applies his classic strategy framework to shared value as a differentiating strategy to enhance competitiveness.  This... Learn More
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
Uncle Tobys, established in 1861, is a leading Australian based ready-to-eat snack and cereal business. With a portfolio containing approximately 70 per cent oat based products, Uncle Tobys was heavily exposed to risks of increased prices, declining... Learn More
The Macarthur Real Estate Engagement Project (MREEP) is the name of the collaboration between real estate agents, homelessness service providers and various government agencies, including housing and community services in Western Sydney. Formation... Learn More
For more information, read REDF CEO Carla Javits' blog post, The Results Are In: Social Enterprise Works.  SOURCE: http://redf.org/jobsreport/ Learn More

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