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Harvard Business School's Michael E. Porter delivers the keynote at the 2014 Shared Value Leadership Summit.

Can Shared Value Successfully Connect ‘Davos Men’ with the ‘Square People’?

Earlier this month Thomas Friedman wrote on the New York Times about two very different groups trying to shape the economic environment worldwide.…
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Why Your Company Should Get Involved with the Shared Value Initiative

The Shared Value Initiative was launched in 2012 by FSG, a non-profit strategy and research consulting firm (and the brain child of Michael…
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Does Nestlé’s Bottled Water Pass the ‘Creating Shared Value’ Test?

Is Nestle's selling bottled water what Michael Porter and Mark Kramer had in mind when they conceived of creating shared value?
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Michael Porter Presents New Alternative to GDP: The Social Progress Index (SPI)

GDP is a deeply flawed way of measuring progress, but it is still the most important economic indicator used to measure progress of…
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Nestlé’s 2012 Sustainability Report: Creating Shared Value for the Long Term

In Nestlé’s 2012 sustainability report, you will find evidence that not only is shared value alive and kicking, but also you see an…
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Philanthropy, CSR and the Social Responsibility of Business

Corporate philanthropy is mistaken many times for corporate responsibility. But it is not the same, or to be more accurate, it is just…