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Maggie Coggan is a journalist at Pro Bono News covering the social sector.

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Winning gold for the environment

Maggie Coggan, Saturday, 10th August 2019 -  A year out from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the official organising committee has revealed its medal designs with a sustainable twist – all medals will be made entirely from recycled mobile phone parts. 

Thinking of jumping onto the NFP ship? Here’s what you need to do

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 9th August 2019 -  If you’re getting tired of your corporate gig, a job in the for-purpose sector could be the refresh you need. But where do you start? We asked former corporate-whiz turned World Vision CEO Claire Rogers for some advice. 

Five lessons Australia could learn from Wales on ending homelessness

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 7th August 2019 -  Homelessness is on the rise in Australia, and advocates say attempts to reduce the rising numbers have been fruitless. But Wales is treating the issue a little differently, and it’s making a difference. So what could Australia learn from Wales? We found out. 

Top companies stay competitive by giving back

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 7th August 2019 -  Some of Australia’s largest companies are making community engagement a top priority in a bid to remain competitive, new data shows. 

Weaving together a community and a better future

Spotlight

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 7th August 2019 -  For nearly 25 years, the Tjanpi Desert Weavers have empowered over 400 women to earn an income through contemporary fibre art in their communities. But their clever designs are also catching the attention of the art community on a national and international scale, writes Maggie Coggan in this month’s Spotlight on Social Enterprise. 

Goldman Sachs off to a flying start in the race for sustainable finance

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 7th August 2019 -  Fighting climate change and creating a more inclusive economy are top priorities for US finance giant Goldman Sachs’ newly launched sustainable finance group.  

What a millennial donor wants

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 5th August 2019 -  With millennials now representing a quarter of the global population, a new report is warning NFPs and philanthropy groups to pay attention to the different ways the demographic is interacting with causes and bringing about social change. 

Changing the face of architecture for social good

Changemaker

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 5th August 2019 -  HY William Chan isn’t your average architect. He’s using his passion for social change to disrupt the industry to design sustainable, inclusive and resilient cities for the future. He’s this week’s Changemaker. 

Artists project seesaws over US border wall

Maggie Coggan, Saturday, 3rd August 2019 -  Artists have installed three pink seesaws between the US - Mexico border wall allowing children from both sides to play with one another. 

Incentives to keep your staff happy…without breaking the bank

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 2nd August 2019 -  Giving your staff a financial bonus at the end of a good month is nice, but if like most charities your budget is looking a bit tight, here are five ways to make your team feel special that don’t involve money. 

Renewables are powering to the top, but not for long

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 31st July 2019 -  The renewables sector has experienced two years of unprecedented growth, but a lack of government policy is threatening the sector’s future, new survey results show.   

NFP directors are working harder than ever, but is that a good thing?

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 31st July 2019 -  NFP directors are spending more days working on a single charity than ever before, posing a risk of management burn-out, new research shows. 
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