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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 […]

Ununiformed approach helps youth

Dandenong Plaza had two options to address the surge in anti-social behaviour that had resulted in a number of assaults in the south-east Melbourne shopping centre. Hire more security staff. Or seek to address the source of the problem which was often a result of young males in the local community having little to do. […]

More companies embrace shared values

An increasing number of major Australian companies are adopting shared value strategies, according to a project aimed to encourage businesses to adopt practices that boost competitiveness while at the same time creating benefits for the wider community. In its first survey, the Shared Value Project has found that 19 Australian companies out of the 163 […]

HoMie at the heart of GPT’s shared values

It may not appear immediately obvious how a clothing store that helps Melbourne’s homeless fits in the long-term business strategy of an ASX-listed Real Estate Investment Trust. The GPT Group’s Melbourne Central shopping centre recently saw the opening of the HoMie pop-up store whose slogan is “the street store that gives”. Inspired by the strong […]