Marloes van Unen conducted her Masters Thesis Project for TIAS at Sinzer. This report provides a snapshot of the extent to which Michael Porter’s idea on the creation of shared value (CSV) is current in leading sustainable companies in the Netherlands through the use of the international framework for Integrated Reporting and total impact measurements. It is examined whether international frameworks like will help make shared value, as defined by Porter, a common practice in the private sector in the Netherlands. The research reveals that shared value is practical, powerfully informing improvements and innovations in CSR strategies, having the potential to be achievable and becoming the prevailing standard in the long run. Download the full report here.