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See the latest shared value media coverage from the region.

For media enquiries, please email info@sharedvalue.org.au or call +61 3 9013 7500.

The force driving shared value in Australia

Pro Bono News, 22/02/2018

Helen Steel is the CEO of Shared Value Project, and has been instrumental in driving the concept of shared value in Australia. She is a Pro Bono Australia Changemaker.

Communication is key for shared value

Pro Bono News, 18/04/2018
Companies need to get better at communicating their social purpose to different audiences including their investors and their shareholders, according to a global thought leader.

Building the Shared Value ecosystem in Africa

BizCommunity, 18/06/2018

One of the strongest themes of the 2018 Africa Shared Value was the importance of businesses investing in the creation of sustainable Shared Value ecosystems for long-term success.

How IAG reduces insurance claims

Australian Financial Review, 29/11/2017

When Ramana James joined IAG in 2014 as head of group shared value he was intent on ensuring it would lie at the heart of IAG’s business strategy, not as a do-good endeavour off to the side. To position shared value as an enabler of a business model, he’s created a shared value movement at IAG.

 

Bendigo Bank's value in communities causes satisfaction to soar

Australian Financial Review, 29/11/2017

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank’s satisfaction rating among its customers is a staggering 96 per cent – it was named this year as the winner of the Corporate Organisation leading through Shared Value award, and was recognised by Fortune magazine as one of the 100 companies that are changing the world. It was named Corporate Citizen of the year in Victoria for the second time, and its trust levels are the highest of all the banks.

Yarra Valley ReWaste generates power from waste food

Australian Financial Review, 29/11/2017

Inspired by its core purpose to work sustainably and restore the natural environment, water utility Yarra Valley Water began exploring the waste to landfill problem.

Digicel powers up PNG with solar lamps

Australian Financial Review, 29/11/2017

Digicel PNG, the offshoot of the Bermuda-based mobile phone network provider, was named the winner of the Shared Value Project award, with a scheme that delivers off-grid domestic power through the sale of solar power lights in Papua New Guinea.

Solving social problems can be profitable: Promoting shared value in Hong Kong

Harbour Times, 21/09/2017

The Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund (SIE Fund), a HK$500 million government initiatives that provides funding support to social entrepreneurs and social innovation projects, organised the second “Shared Value: Creating Competitive Advantage” forum on 21 September. First held in 2015, the forum promotes shared value in Hong Kong.

IAG makes Fortune Change the World list

Insurance & Risk, 19/09/2017

Insurance Australia Group (IAG) has been recognised as one of the 50 companies changing the world; in the third annual Fortune magazine ‘Change the World’ list of companies that are turning “doing good into good business.”

Bendigo wins accolade for Community Bank

Asia Pacific Banking and Finance, 15/09/2017

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank has been ranked thirteenth on Fortune Magazine’s prestigious Change the World List for its unique Community Bank model, which reinvests money into the neighbourhood it serves.