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ASX companies report shared value strategies

The Sustainability Report, 21/08/2015

ASX listed companies are finding commercial and social value to integrated shared value strategies in their business, according to a survey conducted by the Shared Value Project. Rachel Alembakis talks to SVP Executive Director Helen Steel about the outcomes of the 2015 ‘State of Shared Value in Australia’ survey

Australian companies taking a lead on shared value

CSR ASIA, 19/08/2015

As interest in shared value in Asia increases it is interesting to get a snapshot of activities from Australia. A new report from the Australian Shared Value Project demonstrates that a growing number of Australian companies are pursuing shared value strategies and are seeing both social and economic benefits as well as positive brand associations. CSR Asia Chairman Richard Welford reports.

Share and Share Alike

AFR BOSS, 14/08/2015

Deputy Editor Patrick Durkin reports on what happens when business align profits with community benefits with Australian examples in the August issue, and the key findings of the 2015 ‘State of Shared Value in Australia’ survey.

Royal Treatment for Australia’s Social Sector

ProBono Australia, 22/04/2015

Prominent royal adviser in the UK and international CSR campaigner Dame Julia Cleverdon had a whirlwind trip to Australia recently, advocating for greater leadership and community engagement on the part of business. Journalist Nadia Boyce caught up with her at the 2015 Shared Value Forum during her visit.

Experts Gloomy on Government’s Shared Value Role

ProBono Australia, 22/04/2015

High-profile panellists on the ABC News Conversation were divided – and mostly pessimistic – on the role Government could play in driving responsible business in Australia at the recent Shared Value Forum in Melbourne reports Nadia Boyce.

How your bottom line can make a difference to society

StartupSmart, 20/04/2015

Startups should think about how their product contributes to the well-being of their customer, not just for the good of society, but for the good of their bottom lines, according to the Shared Value Project’s Mark Kramer.

Government should lean on the private sector for social services: US scholar

Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, Business Day, 15/04/2015

Timna Jacks from Fairfax Media reports from the 2015 Shared Value Forum. Mark Kramer, the co-founder and managing director of US-based social impact advisory firm FSG said the government played a key role in galvanising companies to come up with services that would be both lucrative for the provider, and beneficial to the disadvantaged and neglected sectors of society – a concept he labelled “shared value”.

Not for Profits A Shared Value Surprise – Kramer

ProBono Australia, 14/04/2015

Nadia Boyce reports from the 2015 Shared Value Forum. Speaking at forum, global thought leader Mark Kramer said Not for Profits were increasingly developing offerings that could be leveraged by business as part of a Shared Value approach.

Video: A Shared Value Conversation hosted by ABC News

ABC News 24 live stream, 14/04/2015

At the 2015 Shared Value Forum, Virginia Trioli hosted a conversation about shared value, live streamed via ABC News 24, with Dame Julia Cleverdon DCVO CBE from Princes Charities UK; Mike Hirst, Managing Director of Bendigo Adelaide Ban; Mark Kramer Co-austhor of ‘Creating Shared Value’ and Managing Director of FSG; and Paul Ronalds, CEO of Save the Children Australia.

Video: ABC News Breakfast – Mark Kramer talks shared value & business with a heart

ABC News Breakfast, 14/04/2015

A change in mindset by businesses can not only do good in society, but increase their profits. Mark Kramer explains the concept behind ‘shared value’ with Virginia Trioli and Michael Rowland on ABC News breakfast during his April 2015 visit to Australia.