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GPT CEO on diversity and unconscious bias

Challenging his own unconscious bias has driven Property Male Champion of Change Bob Johnston to lead the charge towards a more diverse, inclusive industry. When Johnston, GPT Group’s chief executive officer, told his daughters he’d been asked to join the Property Male Champions of Change, they were less than impressed. “They laughed and asked me […]

Shared Value Project talks to GPT

The GPT Group Community Engagement Manager Nina Collinson talked to the Shared Value Project about her experiences and her role in promoting the shared value approach. GPT is a member of the Shared Value Project, the local peak practice body that supports the development of shared value in Australia. What does shared value mean to you? Shared value […]

The story of Gathering Place

Artist Jasmine Sarin had some reservations when she was first asked by GPT Group to paint an artwork that reflected the company’s values. “I was a bit sceptical at first, thinking it was just a corporate that came in and made buildings and left,’’ says Sarin. Sarin had come into contact with GPT, after one […]

Let property grow the economy

What is a bigger contributor to Australia’s economy than iron ore and coal exports combined? What directly and indirectly generates more gross domestic product than New Zealand’s economy? The answer: Australia’s property sector. The Property Council of Australia this week launched its Let property grow the economy campaign, which highlights the significant contribution the sector […]

GPT launches Reconciliation Action Plan

GPT Group today launched its inaugural Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), which contains a raft of commitments and targets aimed at helping close the disadvantage gap faced by many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. The launch in GPT’s Sydney headquarters was opened by a Welcome to Country from Gadigal Elder Uncle Allen Madden. GPT chief […]