What does "good" look like for companies trying to address modern slavery?

By: Quintin Lake | Director at Fifty Eight | February 24th, 2017

Addressing modern slavery is becoming a business-critical for companies – for credibility with customers, investors, NGOs and the public – according to new research by Hult International Business School and The Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI).

The CSV Index

By: Craig Mascarenhas | Student at MIT | February 3rd, 2017

The CSV Index

Craig Mascarenhas

Creating Shared Value

Cerro Pabellón a perfect mix between Innovation and Sustainability – Innovability in Chile

By: Maria Gotti | Sustainability Projects and Practice Sharing Analyst at Enel | September 15th, 2016

Cerro Pabellón, (in the municipality of Ollagüe, North of Chile), is the first geothermal plant in South America. Once its construction will be achieved, it will be also the first geothermal plant in the world built 4,500 meters above see level. Geothermal energy is a clean energy production solution and Enel, through its renewable arm (Enel Green Power – EGP) has a long-standing global expertise in the field dating back to the early 20th Century.

Climate Change and Environment Education, including workforce development Gender Equality Other

Apply now for the 2016 Shared Value Awards

By: Briar Lloyd | Member Liaison at Shared Value Project | July 5th, 2016

Are you leading through shared value?

Elevating Health at the United Nations Global Compact

By: Derek Yach | Chief Health Officer at Vitality | June 23rd, 2016

This post was coauthored by Derek Yach & Gillian Christie, Vitality. 

Health and Nutrition

5 Companies Finding Purpose in Solving Global Challenges

By: Meghan Ennes | Manager, Digital Communications at Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship | June 6th, 2016

How Coca-Cola, Mahindra, and more are redefining business success as delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals.

From last year’s Paris Climate Talks to the UN’s newly announced 2030 Agenda, the world is coming together on urgent issues like climate change and global health crises – and no matter the sector in which you find yourself, these issues affect all of our futures.

Climate Change and Environment Gender Equality Water

The Role of Shared Value in Partnerships

By: Cate O'Kane | Director, Corporate Partnerships and Philanthropy at PSI | March 25th, 2016

PSI President & CEO Karl Hoffman (second from left) at the Shared Value Leadership Summit, joined by (from left to right) Eli Lilly CEO John Lechleiter, Discovery Health CEO Adrian Gore, and FSG Managing Directory Kyle Peterson. 

Building efficient social sector initiatives through new generation impact measurement

By: Unmesh Sheth | Founder & President at SoPact | February 2nd, 2016

Unmesh Sheth Founder, SoPact, “Measure & Build Impact Evidence That Matters”   

This post was originally published on NextBillion.net February 2, 2016

Global Development

Business + Purpose in 2016

By: Danielle Holly | CEO at Common Impact | January 15th, 2016

In President Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday, he called on business to be a force for good through the strong and fair treatment of employees.    

"This year I plan to lift up the many businesses who've figured out that doing right by their workers ends up being good for their shareholders, their customers and their communities, so that we can spread those best practices across America."

Education, including workforce development Other

Is Porter's Social Progress Index the missing piece of the 'shared value' puzzle?

By: Sam Moore | Head of Community Bank International at Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited | November 18th, 2015

I recently saw Porter present on the Social Progress Index at the World Bank (see http://www.socialprogressimperative.org/blog/posts/video-michael-porter-social-progress-the-next-development-agenda ), and thought later “Can this provide the measure for stakeholders of the relative value of shared value strategies?”