Creating Shared Value Investment Framework

Creating Shared Value Investment Framework

Measuring shared value may not have been a key focus of the Creating Shared Value (CSV) Leadership Summit in New York, but it was by the far the hottest topic on everyone’s agenda.

A survey of conference participants ranked measuring CSV as the area of greatest interest, along with how you create and implement CSV programs in practice. These topics also dominated networking sessions between practitioners from the not-for-profit, government and corporate sectors.

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Insights from Boston Global Shared Value Leadership Summit

Insights from Boston Global Shared Value Leadership Summit

I recently had the exciting opportunity to attend, on behalf of Net Balance,  the 3rd Global Shared Value Leadership Summit in Boston on May 23rd, 2013, and  join Michael Porter, Mark Kramer, and leading businesses to further explore the  thinking and application of creating shared value.

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Shared Value Initiative Launches Community of Practice

Shared Value Initiative Launches Community of Practice

Cameron Neil: 'As part of my trip to Boston to attend the Global Shared Value Leadership  Summit, on behalf of Net Balance, I joined 25 other strategy and sustainability  consulting firms from Australia and around the globe for the first Shared Value  Initiative Affiliated Professional Services firms training program, delivered in  Boston 20-22 May. The creation of a network of APS firms is part of the Shared  Value Initiative’s field building activities, looking to create an ecosystem  that can assist more companies to think about and apply shared value within  their business'.

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CSV Preliminary Report Released

CSV Preliminary Report Released

In January 2011, Michael Porter and Mark Kramer published an article entitled  ‘Creating Shared Value’ in the Harvard Business Review. Heralded with a  front-­‐page headline ‘How to fix capitalism – and unleash a new wave of  growth’, the article captured the imagination of the business world. Porter and  Kramer outlined a vision of ‘policies and operating practices which enhance the  competitiveness of a company while simultaneously advancing the economic and  social conditions in the communities in which it operates.’

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Creating Shared Value

Creating Shared Value

Harvard University Professor Michael E.  Porter is best known for his work on competition and company strategy  and is the most cited author in business and economics. As one of the best known  strategic thinkers of our time, Porter, along with Mark R.  Kramer, Senior Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School of  Government proposed a new approach to capitalism in 2011, during  the global financial crisis.

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