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Food is More than Just Food When it’s Fortified with Nutrients that Billions Would Otherwise Lack

Nestlé Named on the Fortune Magazine Change the World List
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Nestlé was chosen as a top 5 company who is taking on society’s biggest problems as part of its core business model. Key considerations included sourcing locally; boosting developing economies and the livelihood of smallholder farmers in more than 50 countries; and working to purge slavery and child labor from its supply chains. 

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The 9 Sustainability Innovations of Nespresso

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The following nine innovations demonstrate Nespresso’s commitment to creating positive change for the farmer communities which supply its high quality coffee, the environment in which it operates and the people it interacts with - from farmer to consumer. They also help to underpin the company’s growth strategy as it considers how and where it can create the most sustainable value and build for long-term success in the face of tough global challenges, such as climate change.

1. A unique sourcing model that embeds sustainability

Abbott Recognized for Advancing Shared Value in India

Article from Shared Value Initiative Highlights Companies in Food, Nutrition, Agriculture
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An article from Shared Value Initiative recently named Abbott a "company to watch" for leadership in shared value and investing in innovations to address societal needs through business. The article highlighted Abbott's work in India to create customized nutrition products targeted to local needs, and a program to provide training & support for dairy farmers in India.

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How Nespresso Supports Local Farmers to Business Success

By securing the future of agriculture workers, Nespresso secures its own long-term growth.
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Nespresso CEO Jean-Marc Duvoisin is well aware that the success of his business depends on the success of local farmers. Through that connection, Nespresso—a brand of shared value pioneer Nestlé—creates long-term value for local agricultural systems to ensure success for not only his business, but also society.

WATCH: 'What is Creating Shared Value'?

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Creating Shared Value (CSV) is a powerful tool and concept for companies to use as they look to conduct business. Ultimately, it’s a strategy for developing the future market while also strengthening economies, the marketplace, communities, and corporate coffers. Yet the term runs the risk of being confused with corporate social responsibility (CSR) or, worse, as being a way to redistribute wealth. To combat this, we are launching a video to illustrate and explain the concept of CSV. 

“Creating Shared Value” Harvard Business Review's Top Article of 2011

FSG co-founders Michael E. Porter and Mark R. Kramer recognized at the McKinsey Awards
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(3BL Media) March 21, 2012 - FSG is thrilled to announce that co-founders Michael E. Porter and Mark R.

Q&A: Roundtable on Creating Shared Value

Featured in Stanford Social Innovation Review
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Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR), FSG, and the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP) are pleased to present highlights of intimate roundtable discussions on Creating Shared Value in this new article featured in Stanford Social Innovation Review.
 
 
 
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Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR), FSG, and the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP) are pleased to present highlights of intimate roundtable discussions on Creating Shared Value in this new article featured in Stanford Social Innovation Review.
 
 
 

New in Harvard Business Review: Michael Porter and Mark Kramer on Creating Shared Value

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FSG co-founders Michael E. Porter and Mark Kramer publish the cover story "Creating Shared Value" in Harvard Business Review.

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FSG co-founders Michael E. Porter and Mark Kramer publish the cover story "Creating Shared Value" in Harvard Business Review.

FSG's Leadership Summit Sets the Agenda for Creating Shared Value

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) July 27, 2011 - "It's a rethinking of what is business, what is capitalism, what is the set of issues that business should think about when it maximizes profits...Shared Value is about maximizing profits and improving the business."   -Michael Porter, Shared Value Summit, June 2011

Video: Peter Brabeck, Chairman of Nestlé talks to IBLF

IBLF's Shivvy Jervis talks to Peter Brabeck, Chairman of Nestlé about leadership and sustainability in the latest edition of the Expert Insight video series.
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IBLF's Shivvy Jervis talks to Peter Brabeck, Chairman of Nestlé about leadership and sustainability in the latest edition of the Expert Insight video series. Watch the video here

"The times that business was acting in isolation of society are long gone. The license to do business is now coming from society," asserts Brabeck. He speaks in detail about the concept of creating shared value, CSR, inclusive business and what it takes for a company to be sustainable in the long-term.

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IBLF's Shivvy Jervis talks to Peter Brabeck, Chairman of Nestlé about leadership and sustainability in the latest edition of the Expert Insight video series. Watch the video here

"The times that business was acting in isolation of society are long gone. The license to do business is now coming from society," asserts Brabeck. He speaks in detail about the concept of creating shared value, CSR, inclusive business and what it takes for a company to be sustainable in the long-term.

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