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Great for the State – Edition 6: Values & Purpose

We’re taking a close look at how our biggest businesses operate with values and purpose for the good of Western Australia.

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Authenticity an opportunity for business success

Authenticity an opportunity for business success 

All businesses have a purpose to grow and be profitable, but consumers are increasingly demanding companies commit to more than their bottom line for the benefit of society.

Pursuit of purpose key to Wesfarmers rise

Pursuit of purpose key to Wesfarmers rise 

Wesfarmers played a big role in bringing credibility and respect back to the business sector after the turbulent events of the 1980s.

Main Roads committed to indigenous impacts

Main Roads committed to indigenous impacts 

Main Roads Western Australia chief executive Peter Woronzow is embracing the unique opportunity for community development that comes with managing one of the world’s biggest road networks.

Miners embrace challenge of social licence

Miners embrace challenge of social licence 

Western Australia’s resources sector has evolved a long way from the perception, erroneous or otherwise, that its biggest and most profitable players are only interested in removing minerals from the ground and selling them to the highest bidder.

Values in action – snapshot of WA  companies operating with purpose

Values in action – snapshot of WA companies operating with purpose 

How ten Western Australian companies operate with purpose.

Finding purpose - When I grow-up

Finding purpose - When I grow-up 

“A Fireman! I want to be a Fireman!” was a declaration that I made one morning at the breakfast table to my Father at the age of seven.

A strategic approach to social purpose

A strategic approach to social purpose 

From our road safety advocacy to our innovative trialling of new technology such as electric and driverless vehicles, RAC is driven by the need to improve the quality of life for our members, to help them feel more connected to one another and, through our mobility agenda, to ensure they can move

The values project

The values project 

At the UWA Centre for Human and Cultural Values we know a lot about values. Here are three things you should know, based on our work on The Values Project.

Valuing people delivers social benefits

Valuing people delivers social benefits 

As a mining contractor, Macmahon’s core value of safety is driven by our view that no job is worth doing unsafely, which is particularly prudent given the environment in which we operate.