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Anne Ascharsobi: Getting businesses to do more good

453 Elizabeth St
Surry Hills NSW 2010
Strawberry Hills Hotel

Wednesday 28 April from 6pm to 7pm

With an overwhelming portion of the world's resources in the private sector, we need to get companies involved to help solve our largest social challenges.

In order for businesses to grow and ensure long term financial and environmental sustainability, many business leaders know that they need to invest more in social and environmental impact.

Trying to make a difference and get businesses involved? We will leave you with some tips for getting your foot in the door to influence businesses to do more good.


Armed with global experience spanning social entrepreneurship, NGOs, technology, data solutions, environmental impact and corporate philanthropy, Anne Ascharsobi seeks to test and scale innovative ways to make impact in the modern information age and business landscape.

Her experience includes strategic consulting for some of America’s largest NPOs, sustainability consulting for various Fortune 500 companies, founding a non-profit, founding a social enterprise (Generous Jewels), building software and launching enterprise businesses for Google and managing Google’s philanthropy across Asia-Pacific and Oceana. In 2018, she joined Xero, an ASX50 company, as their global Director of Social and Environmental Impact.

Also speaking at this location at 7:30 pm is Troy McCann.

About the Strawberry Hills Hotel

A historic Aussie pub in the heart of the downtown Sydney. Strawberry Hills is an unofficial urban locality in Sydney. Its name reflects the area's early use as farmland where fruit crops were cultivated. Strawberry Hotels is one of the number of significant cultural organisations in the area.

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The Strawberry Hills Hotel is a Covid-safe venue.

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