Shape Corporate Social Responsibility

At SHAPE, we love creating spaces that bring out the best in people. We are committed to building a better, more sustainable future for communities and their people.

Communities

As a successful organisation, we believe it is our duty to give back to the community. Through the SHAPE Community+ Foundation, we support a range of organisations that do incredible work for those in need. To date, our amazing team has helped raise more than $2.5 million for these worthy causes.

We proudly support:

SeeBeyondBorders is an organisation that works hard to improve access, attendance and attention for school children in Cambodia.

Since 2013, SHAPE team members have taken part in a yearly community program to build learning environments for Cambodian schools.

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MATES in Construction is a charity established to reduce suicide rates amongst Australian construction workers.

We have trained 97% of our workforce in suicide awareness, 35 Connectors (volunteers to keep people in crisis safe) and 32 ASSIST workers.

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The Property Industry Foundation’s mission is to make a tangible difference to the serious and persistent problem of youth homelessness.

We support PIF’s fundraising efforts through a variety of initiatives, such as their annual sailing regatta, toy drives and pro bono fitout and refurbishments.

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We’re proud to have SHAPE as a national donor. They are committed to our goal to reduce youth homelessness in a range of ways. Recently,  Shape brought their expertise to the refurbishment of an inner city community centre called The Settlement. Because of their vision and generosity, at-risk young people will now have a very welcoming, positive space to learn.

Kate Mills, CEO, Property Industry foundation

Environmental

We pride ourselves on implementing best practice in environmental management and the delivery of sustainable workplaces of the future.

Our approach to the environment is externally focused and extends to our Corporate Social Responsibility programs supporting clean and green charities and organisations for the benefit of the broader community.

As a founding member of the Green Building Council of Australia, we are well placed to service project environmental design and construction requirements through our internal resources including:

  • Service Engineers
  • Green Star Accredited Professionals
  • Design Managers
  • Delivery teams

We look forward to building a sustainable future with our clients and business partners.

Diversity

SHAPE aspires to be ‘The place where everyone wants to work’.

We recognise this isn’t possible without an environment where all people are treated with respect and have equal access to opportunities.

That’s why we work so hard on creating an inclusive and constructive culture where people feel comfortable to be themselves, share their ideas, and support each other to achieve great outcomes.

Our commitment to ensuring all employees have equal opportunities is endorsed and led by our CEO, Peter Marix-Evans. As well as being the right thing to do, Peter and the SHAPE leadership team know that diverse teams produce better outcomes in customer experience, employee experience, safety and quality.

SHAPE’s Diversity and Reconciliation Action Plans are focused on:

  • Identifying and eliminating unconscious bias from the workplace
  • Embedding workplace flexibility
  • Identifying and attracting more women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • Providing cultural awareness training to increase understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures
  • Supporting the advancement of women into management roles
  • Remaining focused on pay equality

VIEW OUR RECONCILIATION ACTION PLAN