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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 

Opinion

Business and bushfires – a change for good?

Contributor, Tuesday, 10th March 2020 -  Could the way businesses have stepped up in the wake of this summer’s bushfire crisis point to a “new normal” for business, asks David Pearson.

B Corps leading on climate action

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 4th February 2020 -  New commitment from B Corps is 20 years ahead of the 2050 Paris Agreement targets 

Opinion

Predictions for 2020: Shared value

Helen Steel, Tuesday, 4th February 2020 -  Looking to the year ahead, Helen Steel suggests the most important cultural and economic shifts we make this year will come from recognising that social and economic outcomes aren’t mutually exclusive, but mutually dependent.

Philanthropic partnerships vital for businesses

Luke Michael, Monday, 3rd February 2020 -  New business-NFP partnership to help vulnerable families gain secure housing

Opinion

Shareholder activism might sound good, but it’s delusional to think it will change anything much

Contributor, Tuesday, 12th November 2019 -  Don't expect institutional investors to become activists for change to make corporations more responsible. More direct approaches are urgently needed, write Warren Staples and Andrew Linden from RMIT University.

‘Leave the room and talk about it’

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 30th October 2019 -  Businesses urged to spread the word about the profit with purpose movement 

Opinion

The business imperative to improve mental health

Helen Steel, Wednesday, 2nd October 2019 -  Shared Value Project CEO Helen Steel considers how business can create measurable social and economic benefits by tackling mental illness, ahead of the launch of a new report which shows taking a shared value approach is already working within the fi

Opinion

Swollen executive pay packets reveal the limits of corporate activism

Contributor, Tuesday, 1st October 2019 -  The phoney debate about corporate activism distracts from the need for a debate about inequality, writes Carl Rhodes, professor of organization studies at UTS Business School, in this article first published in The Conversation.

Labor backs big business taking a stand on social causes

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 18th September 2019 -  Opposition leader Anthony Albanese says corporate Australia must look beyond profit and recognise its role in the community by speaking up on important social issues.
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