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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
Companies that deliver both social benefit and business value rely on five mutually reinforcing elements. In this Harvard Business Review article, FSG's Marc Pfitzer, Valerie Bockstette, and Mike Stamp outline a framework derived from a study of... Learn More
The authors analyze a single case study of a collaboration between BASF, Andre Maggi Group and Fundacao Espaco Eco in Brazil. The case study on the collaboration between BASF, FEE and the Andre´ Maggi Group qualifies as a shared value strategy... Learn More
Read Michael Porter and Mark Kramer's Harvard Business Review article "Creating Shared Value" in the following languages: Spanish: "La creación de valor compartido" Portuguese: "Valor Compartilhado" German: “Die Neuerfindung des... Learn More
For Bayer in the Czech Republic, a shortage of graduates in science-related fields has become a serious obstacle for further growth of the company’s workforce and also for the competitiveness of the Czech economy. By supporting regional cluster... Learn More

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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
Defining shared value relative to other terms, for example Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability. This blog post was written by Nicola Robins, who is a Shared Value Initiative Consulting Affiliate and Advisory Board member. Learn more... Learn More
Business is at its best when it competes, innovates, and creates better solutions for the world's social problems. This is shared value, and it's tough to do alone. That's why the Shared Value Initiative exists. 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
During this session at the 2014 Shared Value Leadership Summit, FSG and corporate panelists from the pharmaceutical, medical device, nutrition, technology, and telecommunications industries share insights from an ongoing effort to build a shared... Learn More

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