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Purpose-driven investment for purpose-driven organisations: The case for ethical investing

Contributor, Tuesday, 16th July 2019 -  Whatever the future holds, ethical investing will continue to increase its impact. In this article, Mathew Browning, U Ethical chief executive officer, answers three common questions about investing ethically.

Everything and therefore nothing: Why we must reject the ‘impact’ investors adding nothing new

Opinion

Contributor, Monday, 15th July 2019 -  Impact investing is about so much more than good intentions and transactional impact measurement – it’s about supporting genuine social innovation and taking risks to help a new project to thrive, just like in venture capital, says Luciano Balbo, private equity entrepreneur and founder of Italy’s first venture philanthropy foundation and Italy’s first impact fund.

Voice. Treaty. Truth.

Opinion

Contributor, Wednesday, 10th July 2019 -  Indigenous relations in Australia have come a long way, but as we celebrate NAIDOC Week, it’s clear there is still a long and uncomfortable way to go, writes Jacynta Krakouer from the University of Melbourne.

The (almost) united states of social enterprise

Opinion

Contributor, Tuesday, 9th July 2019 -  Laura Reed and Jay Boolkin offer a state-by-state helicopter view of what’s happening in the social enterprise space.

Using virtual reality could make you a better person in real life

Opinion

Contributor, Thursday, 4th July 2019 -  Virtual embodiment provides an opportunity to explore the world from a different point of view and can alter your behaviour in real life, write Thuong Hoang and Guy Wood-Bradley from Deakin University, in this article which first appeared in The Conversation.

Why we need a peak body for NSW and ACT social enterprises

Opinion

Contributor, Tuesday, 2nd July 2019 -  It’s time a social enterprise council or network was established in NSW and ACT to advocate for and represent the social enterprise sector, write Social Change Central, part of the catalysing team behind a new initiative to create a peak body for NSW and ACT social entrepreneurs by NSW and ACT social entrepreneurs.

‘Have you been feeling your spirit was sad?’ Culture is key when assessing Indigenous Australians’ mental health

Analysis

Contributor, Tuesday, 2nd July 2019 -  A culturally specific screening tool for depression has been successfully tested among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, write Maree Hackett and Geoffrey Spurling, in this article which first appeared in The Conversation.

$1 million of free tram advertising up for grabs

Contributor, Tuesday, 2nd July 2019 -  Australian charities and not for profits have the chance to decorate some of Melbourne’s iconic trams, with $1 million of free advertising up for grabs. 

How volunteering developed Lachlan’s career

Contributor, Monday, 1st July 2019 -  Sydney-based construction manager Lachlan James spent two years in the Philippines working with a human rights NGO, where he learnt the skills to take his career in a new exciting direction. Here he shares how his volunteering experience brought him closer to his career goal.

Matchmaker – Connecting surplus to need

Contributor, Tuesday, 25th June 2019 -  Ingenuity, innovation and a dash of creativity is helping lift up thousands of Australians in need and stretch not for profit’s budgets further.
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