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Moving to the Next Generation of Corporate Citizenship

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 20th August 2009 -  Some leading companies have progressed beyond legal compliance, checkbook philanthropy, and stakeholder management to define a next generation of corporate citizenship that takes it from the margins to the mainstream of their business, according to t

Business and Human Rights Workshop

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 20th August 2009 -  Corporations can be held accountable for complicity in human rights violations regardless of where they may have been committed in the world.

Social Enterprise World Forum 2009

Staff Reporter, Monday, 17th August 2009 -  Social Ventures Australia (SVA) and Social Traders are co-hosting the 2009 Social Enterprise World Forum (SEWF) in Melbourne from 6-8 October with an international and local line up of expert speakers and social enterprise practitioners.

Heloise Waislitz Oration

Staff Reporter, Monday, 17th August 2009 -  Kylie Charlton will give the Heloise Waislitz Oration, 'Does profit belong in the social investment landscape' in Sydney and Melbourne in early September

Walmart’s Sustainable Product Index

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 23rd July 2009 -  US retail giant Walmart plans to develop a worldwide Sustainable Product Index after a recent meeting with 1,500 of its suppliers, associates and sustainability leaders at its home office.

Advisors Must Raise Environmental, Social & Governance Issues with Clients – New Report

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 23rd July 2009 -  A group of US asset managers, representing approximately $US2 trillion in assets under management, say that integrating environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations into investment decisions should be a legal responsibility.

CSR and Human Rights

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 23rd July 2009 -  Most big Australian companies have a corporate responsibility program, but almost none have a comprehensive approach to incorporating human rights into their business practices according to a report by the Human Rights Commission.

Social Enterprise Coalition Roundtable

Staff Reporter, Monday, 20th July 2009 -  The fledgling Social Enterprise Coalition will hold its second Roundtable in Melbourne later this month as it calls for membership to its Leadership Council.

Collaboration to Map Social Enterprise in Australia

Staff Reporter, Monday, 6th July 2009 -  The Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies (CPNS) at QUT, working with Social Traders, are mapping the social enterprise sector across Australia.

UN Global Compact Network Launched in Australia

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 25th June 2009 -  The Australian Network of the UN Global Compact was formally launched at the 10th National Business Leaders Forum on Sustainable Development at Parliament House, in Canberra by Senator Nick Sherry (Minister for Superannuation and Corporate Law) and G
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