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7/23/13: John Holm illustrates a new take on the evolving relationship between the for-profit and nonprofit sectors.


Creating Shared Value, an Introduction

For those not familiar with the rapidly evolving business strategy concept of Creating Shared Value, it can be best defined as an approach by which an organization creates economic returns by developing solutions to solve social problems. Multinationals (MNCs) such as Coca-Cola, Nestle, Intel, Intercontinental Hotels Group & Nova Nordisk are embedding shared value into their global business platforms and demonstrating measured impact both to the bottom line and community. Meanwhile, proactive nonprofits are quickly identifying new impact measurements and funding opportunities to evolve with the change.


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