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Job cuts looming at Amnesty International UK

Luke Michael, Monday, 6th May 2019 -  Amnesty International says it has made a “painful and difficult decision” to cut staff as reports emerge the organisation faces a multi-million dollar hole in its budget.

Opinion

Embracing the unconventional – Shifting social purpose from bolt-on to built-in

Tara Anderson, Tuesday, 19th March 2019 -  Tara Anderson considers how we can challenge the conventional idea that profit is an end in itself, and build social purpose into the heart of business.

Australian Trust in Charities on the Rise

Luke Michael, Monday, 11th February 2019 -  Australians are becoming more trustful of charities and expect NGOs to work with other sectors to drive social change, according to the latest Edelman Trust Barometer.

Opinion

The Economic Horror

John Falzon, Wednesday, 23rd January 2019 -  If any government is serious about fighting inequality instead of boosting and buttressing it, it must start by listening to the people who bear the brunt of inequality, writes Dr John Falzon in this reflection on the rise of neoliberalism.

Challenges Within ‘Global Overhaul’ of the Economy

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 20th September 2018 -  A proposal that could see a global overhaul of the economy as we know it, with social and natural capital traded alongside financial capital, is being met with mixed reactions from experts around its benefits to society.  

Philanthropic Leader Calls to Overhaul Economic System

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 13th September 2018 -  A philanthropic leader wants to take philanthropy to “the next level” and address “the flaw at the heart of economics”, by overhauling the capitalist economy to see the measurement of social and natural resources standardised, and traded alon

Around the World

Trust in UK Charities Low As Sector Sees Surge in Complaints

Wendy Williams, Friday, 6th July 2018 -  The British public trusts charities less than “the man or woman on the street” according to new research.

In Conversation

In Conversation: Jeremy Heimans

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 15th May 2018 -  Jeremy Heimans is the co-founder and CEO of Purpose, co-founder of GetUp! and co-author of New Power, which reveals how the ability to harness the energy of the connected crowd is reshaping politics, business and society.

Calls for collective action on SDGs to avoid legacy of inequality

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 14th March 2018 -  Australia’s leading advocates for sustainable development have called for collective action on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to avoid a legacy of inequality and environmental degradation for the next generation of Australians.

New Social Movement Incubator Looks to Support Advocacy in Australia

Luke Michael, Thursday, 22nd February 2018 -  A new accelerator for social change movements will look to support a new generation of advocacy organisations engaging Australians in “positive action”.
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