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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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
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
IBM’s global pro bono program, Corporate Service Corps, led in partnership with Shared Value Initiative consulting affiliate PYXERA Global and other NGOs, is developing global leaders, while generating $56 million in value for nonprofits,... Learn More
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation and Shared Value Initiative consulting affiliate PYXERA Global are pioneering a shared value approach in the extractives sector by investing early in localizing supply chains in Mozambique.   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
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
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
Sumitomo Chemical is a leading producer of long-lasting bednets that are instrumental in the global fight against malaria. In this case study by the Harvard Kennedy School's Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative, researchers outline Sumitomo's... 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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