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Shared Value Consulting

FSG offers a range of shared value services to companies, from targeted efforts to address specific questions about how a company can create shared value to in-depth multi-year engagements that accompany clients from early-stage vision through implementation to realize business opportunities. FSG also provides measurement services to enable tracking and learning.

Shared Value Client Projects 


Industry sectors with which we have extensive experience and representative clients include: 

  • Energy and Extractives

  • Financial Services

  • Food & Agriculture

  • Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals

  • Retail & Consumer Goods

  • Technology

FSG leadership was invaluable as Dow shifted its Global Citizenship strategy and budget allocations to deliver greater business value and lasting social change. They helped us refine our investment portfolio to focus our philanthropy efforts toward achieving shared value with measurable impact.
Rob Vallentine, President, Dow Chemical Company Foundation
The FSG team is different from other consultants. They don't just throw out a bunch of recommendations and leave; they really care about helping us make an impact in the world and in our business.
Latondra Newton, Former Group Vice President, Social Innovation, Toyota Motor North America and Former Chief Program Officer, Toyota Mobility Foundation
FSG was able to analyze the complex challenges in the cocoa sector in Côte d’Ivoire and propose a long-term road-map to fix them. The team has been highly engaged and committed, and played a key role in facilitating dialogue with the governments and a multitude of other key stakeholders.
Josef Toledano, Cocoa Sustainability Director—West Africa
Mars Global Chocolate
FSG is our ‘go to’ organization for advancing the state of the art in shared value.
Gary Cohen, Executive Vice President and President, Global Health and Development, Becton, Dickinson and Company

How We Work

  • Build a coherent vision of where and how your company can create shared value, and how to structure a process to get there—through analysis, visioning, and coaching.
  • Identify key opportunities for your business and effective ways to seize them—through collaborative strategy development.
  • Determine how to proceed from strategy to action—through landscaping, benchmarking, and initiative design, and by tapping FSG’s extensive stakeholder networks.
  • Support implementation through internal alignment, partnership brokering, and coalition building.
  • Design measurement and learning systems to track both social and business outcomes and to enable incremental value creation.