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INDVSTRVSMarch 27, 2017

The Australian Institute of Company Directors held its second Australian Governance Summit in Melbourne early March 2017, and the sentiment was unanimous; shareholder primacy must make room for social cohesion. We spoke with the considered and well-respected triple 2015 Telstra Women’s Business Awards Winner Kate Thiele about good governance, leadership and how having clarity of purpose can help NFP and private sector organisations thrive where there is a healthy tension between profitability and social responsibility.

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INDVSTRVSDecember 27, 2016

As a relatively new concept in Australia, shared value is fast becoming the beacon for purpose and sustainable development in business. Not to be confused with the philanthropic and volunteering contributions of corporate social responsibility, shared value meets the capitalist need for profit while bringing social problems to the heart of business.