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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?  

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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.

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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How business can thrive and look after the planet at the same time

Nikki Stefanoff, Tuesday, 30th June 2020 -  Nikki Stefanoff from Harvey sits down with Patagonia’s environmental and social initiatives manager for Australia and New Zealand, Shannon Bourke, to find out how businesses can lead the way when it comes to environmental change.

Look how far we’ve come: Corporate social responsibility

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 24th June 2020 -  “Corporate leaders who are serious about CSR need to start calling out their peers that aren't serious about CSR.” 

Australian corporate social responsibility over 20 years: A timeline

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 24th June 2020 -  Corporate social responsibility has come a long way in the last 20 years. We take a look back through the Pro Bono News archives to re-examine some of the major moments that have defined the sector.

Has 2020 and all of its disasters killed purpose?

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 10th June 2020 -  According to experts in shared value, maybe not

2020: A catalyst for long-term change?

Helen Steel, Thursday, 4th June 2020 -  Ahead of this year’s Shared Value Summit Asia Pacific, Helen Steel reflects on how 2020 has put corporate purpose to the test and why now is the time to consider the role of business in accelerating socio-economic resilience. 

Woodside shareholders send strong climate message

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 5th May 2020 -  “They do need to take this seriously, because this is not a fringe issue, this is a concern of mainstream, responsible investors,” corporate activists say. 

Finance sector urged to keep Australians safe through COVID-19

Luke Michael, Friday, 27th March 2020 -  Australians increasingly expect financial institutions to demonstrate a good social purpose 
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