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Corporate philanthropy: Community benefit or reputation washing

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 13th August 2020 -  Mining giants BHP and Rio Tinto have been named as some of the country’s most generous corporations during COVID-19, but at what cost?  

Thankyou, next: Aussie social enterprise says goodbye to bottled water

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 11th August 2020 -  “We feel like it served its purpose and probably lived a little past its use-by date," co-founder Daniel Flynn said.                                                 

Opinion

Bridging the digital divide, one desktop computer at a time

Sue Karzis, Monday, 10th August 2020 -  With offices around the country sitting empty, businesses have an opportunity to do some good by redistributing their abandoned desktops, screens and iPads to those in need, writes Sue Karzis, CEO of State Schools Relief.

Spotlight

Stitching together a community for all

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 5th August 2020 -  At first glance, Second Stitch looks like your average alterations and crafts studio. But unpick the seam a little and you’ll find a bustling community hub that’s empowering refugee and asylum seeker women, writes Maggie Coggan in this month’s

Giving circles prove a hit in the workplace

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 4th August 2020 -  A world-first pilot has helped raise more than $45,000 in workplace giving

‘We’ve actually been busier than ever’: Face mask demand keeps ethical clothing businesses afloat

Luke Michael, Monday, 3rd August 2020 -  Around a quarter of ethical clothing manufacturers are now making face masks

Opinion

Building back better through procurement

Anna Crabb, Wednesday, 29th July 2020 -  With government spending skyrocketing, procurement teams have an unprecedented opportunity to drive positive impact through their purchasing decisions, writes Anna Crabb, head of strategy and partnerships at B Lab Australia and New Zealand.

COVID-19 reshaping social enterprise sector

Luke Michael, Friday, 24th July 2020 -  Social enterprises are pivoting to ensure they keep delivering community impact 

Opinion

Why we need to think about the language and identity of the ‘social’ sector

Andrew Curtis, Wednesday, 22nd July 2020 -  The proliferation of terms and language used to describe the “not market-driven for-profit capitalism” sector could be weakening the sector's identity and its impact, writes Dr Andrew Curtis from The Dragonfly Collective.

Calls for NSW government to urgently enforce Modern Slavery Act

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 21st July 2020 -  Advocates believe charities also have a role to play in stamping out modern slavery
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