The Philippines: Let's bank on shared value

By: Sam Moore | Head of Community Bank International at Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited | October 15th, 2015

Congratulations to the Bank of the Phlippine Islands for its "Let's Bank on Shared Value" conference held in Manila on 17 Sep ( It's purpose was to stimulate thought and conversation around Creating Shared Value, and its potential to increase financial inclusion in the Philippines where over 70% of the adult population does not have a bank account.

Business Can Do a Better Job Supporting Public Education

By: Allen Grossman | Senior Fellow at Harvard Business School | October 2nd, 2015

Private Sector Will Provide Muscle for New Global Goals

By: Adva Saldinger | Associate Editor at Devex Impact | October 1st, 2015

Now that the UN has announced the SDGs, companies need to make them sustainable. (Photo: Unsplash)

Below is an excerpt from The private sector has a seat at the table, now it's time to step up, originally published on Devex.

Companies That Capitalize on Changing the World

By: Ellen Martin | Associate Director, Partnerships at Shared Value Initiative | September 25th, 2015

With many companies innovating on the UN's recently announced global goals, business leaders can't afford to ignore them. (Photo: iStock)

How GSK Is Already Tackling the New Global Goals

By: Jon Pender | Vice President, Government Affairs at GlaxoSmithKline | September 24th, 2015

A community health worker checks for symptoms of malaria in a young girl in Ghana. (Photo: GSK)

Unleashing the Power of Capitalism to Address Society's Needs

By: Mark Kramer | Founder and Managing Director at FSG | September 14th, 2015

Business can play a powerful role when it recognizes the link between profitability and society's well-being. (Photo: Unsplash)

We all want to change the world

By: John Elkington | Co-Founder & Executive Chairman at Volans | September 8th, 2015

You say you want a corporate revolution? A new ranking highlights business that's changing the world, but not without challenges. (Image: John Lennon Graffiti Wall, Prague / iStock)

What is the State of Shared Value in Australia?

By: Phil Preston | CEO at the Collaborative Advantage | September 3rd, 2015

Shared Value is the term used to describe business activities that create both economic benefits for a company and measurable social impacts. It is the ultimate form of collaboration, where the objectives of private, public and social sector interests converge and all pull in the same direction.

The three types of economic benefits are:

Australia launches new initiative to create shared value through partnership

By: Mark Kramer | Founder and Managing Director at FSG | September 2nd, 2015

Australia's government invites business to tackle development challenges while delivering commercial returns. (Image via DFAT)

Shared Value Project release first ‘State of Shared Value in Australia’ survey report

By: Briar Lloyd | Member Liaison at Shared Value Project | August 16th, 2015

Shared value delivers social and economic benefits for Australia: new survey of ASX 100 reveals a growing number of Australian companies pursuing shared value strategies, or strategies with similar principles, are seeing both social and economic benefits as well as positive brand associations, according to findings from the