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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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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