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Terms and conditions

The following terms and conditions apply to all entrants and all categories for the Shared Value Awards.

  1. By participating in the Shared Value Awards, entrants agree to abide by these terms and conditions.
  2. To be eligible, the organisation or project must be based in the Asia Pacific region, with the exclusion of India, and be able to provide evidence of registration within your country for taxation purposes. If your organisation is based in India, please refer to the Porter Prize.
  3. All awards, except the Shared Value Champion and Shared Value Trailblazer, belong to the employer or organisation.
  4. Entries can be submitted to more than one category and individuals can enter more than once.
  5. All materials provided in the media file must comply with the provisions of the Privacy Act ( and the Copyright Act (
  6. Entries and supporting documents should be submitted no later than 5.00pm on 25 September 2020. Late entries will not be accepted.
  7. Selection Committee members have complete discretion in assessing entries, applying the selection criteria, terms and conditions and determining winners. The Selection Committee’s decision is final and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into in relation to their decision. Selection Committee comments will be available, upon request, to all entrants from October 2020 to December 2020.
  8. The assessment, conduct and results of the awards will not create any legal obligation between entrants and the Shared Value Project.
  9. The Selection Committee reserves the right not to allocate an award in a particular category if in their opinion there are no entries of sufficient merit.
  10. If an entrant who is judged to be a winner is found to have failed to satisfy or abide by the terms and conditions, they will not be entitled to the relevant award and their submission into the Shared Value Awards program will no longer be applicable. Consequently, the Shared Value Project may present the relevant award to another entrant or choose not to present the award at all.
  11. By entering the Shared Value Awards, each entrant acknowledges that their entry is true, accurate, complete and original work, that any intellectual property rights arising in connection with that entry rest with the entrant and that the entry does not interfere with any third-party rights.
  12. The Shared Value Project reserves the right to decline a submission or to disqualify an entry at its absolute discretion, including, but not limited to, a situation where the acceptance of the entry may be detrimental to the objectives of the Shared Value Awards program.
  13. The Shared Value Project reserves the right to reproduce entries with the aim of furthering excellence in shared value education and providing relevant materials for students and the profession. Only the entry document itself will be made public, not any confidential information.
  14. Entrants acknowledge that they may be required for presentations and media interviews in respect of their entry and agree to take all reasonable steps to make themselves available for and actively participate in such presentations or media interviews.
  15. The Shared Value Project employees, officers and agents do not accept any liability, however arising, including liability for negligence, for any accident, loss, injury or damage arising at any time out of or in connection with the Shared Value Awards, except for any liability that cannot, by law be excluded.
  16. The Shared Value Project reserves the right to amend the terms and conditions in any way, at any time, before the closing date for the Shared Value Awards entries and at its absolute discretion. Entrants in the Shared Value Awards program will be notified of any such amendments prior to the closing date.
  17. Entrants who breach any of these terms and conditions are subject to disqualification without refund.