2013 Fall CEO Summit: Creating Shared Value 

October 23, Harvard Club, Boston’s Back Bay

Oct. 23 summit, full room, websize  

Business innovators, investors, and policy-makers convened at the Alliance’s 7th Annual Fall CEO Summit to investigate the concept of Shared Value Creation with thought leaders and real-world practitioners.  

Read more about the day’s events:

Shared Value Creation: Solving Community Problems Drives Business Growth

Justin Bakule, Executive Director of the Shared Value Initiative, kicked off the Alliance’s 2013 Fall CEO Summit with a notion that may transform the business world from the ground up…

The Zipcar Story: A Game-Changing Business Model

Scott Griffith, long-time Zipcar CEO and alternative transportation visionary, faced many nay-sayers as he led the startup to a successful IPO and ultimately a buyout…

Reimagining the Purpose of Business: Creating Social Value

Deborah Leipziger defines Shared Value Creation as “leveraging business to address social issues.”  

Boston Mayoral Candidates, Congressional Candidates Share their Visions

Boston candidates for mayor John Connolly and Marty Walsh each met with Alliance leaders at the Fall CEO Summit to share their vision for twenty-first century Boston. 

Just Say ‘No’ to Milton Friedman: Putting Social Values First at Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Dr. Joshua Boger is a businessman — and a very successful one.  But he based his career on a rejection of the notion that profit for stockholders must be the ultimate and only purpose for a business enterprise.  

Senator Markey Urges Alliance Leaders to Continue Public Involvement

Massachusetts has been the land of innovation and business growth since early days, Senator Ed Markey told Alliance leaders, from the whaling industry to biotech…


Summit Archives

Visit the following links for information from past Boston Summits: 

2012: 6th Annual CEO Summit on Post-Election Forecast: What’s Next for Business Leaders?

CEOs, entrepreneurs, investors, and other top business leaders gathered on November 8 for an election post-mortem and strategy session, analyzing the 2012 election returns with a special focus on business, the economy, and social issues. Following the keynote address and industry panel, attendees helped develop the Alliance’s 2013 strategy in three key areas – Responsible Government, Health Promotion, and Workforce Development.

Speakers at the 2010 Boston Summit

City Fresh Foods CEO and Alliance Member Glynn Lloyd at the 2010 Boston Summit.

2011: Stepping Up - Business Leadership in America’s Next Economy
More than 175 CEOs, executives, investors, entrepreneurs, government officials and policy leaders gathered at UMass Boston for the 5th Annual Boston CEO Summit.

2010: 4th Annual CEO Summit on Business Leadership and Public Policy
Over 200 business leaders met at Bentley University on Friday, October 8th; keynote speakers included Harvard Business School professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter and Stonyfield Farm CEO Gary Hirshberg.