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Beware the Myth of Corporate Social Responsibility

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 17th September 2009 -  One of Australia's most experienced sponsorship experts has warned major corporations not to fall for what she describes as the "myth of Corporate Social Responsibility".

Launch of Ethics Fellow for NFP Sector

Staff Reporter, Monday, 14th September 2009 -  Patrick McClure AO, a former Mission Australia CEO has been appointed as an Ethics Fellow for the Not for Profit Sector to help build community capacity.

GFC Prompts Innovation in Communication for Corporate Community Partnerships – Advertorial

Staff Reporter, Monday, 14th September 2009 -  Attracting and managing corporate investment through partnerships has become a specialised, competitive business stream for Not for Profits (NFPs). However, according to the findings of numerous surveys both here and overseas, the flow-on effect of

Oaktree and World Vision Claim Cadbury Fairtrade Victory

Staff Reporter, Monday, 31st August 2009 -  A small Australian Not for Profit Foundation, started by former Young Australia of the Year, Hugh Evans and the high profile organisation, World Vision are claiming victory in a campaign which has resulted in Cadbury Australia announcing it will go c

‘Australia Cares’ Quietly Closes Its Doors

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 20th August 2009 -  The partnership organisation set up less than 5 years ago to boost corporate volunteering in Victoria, firstly as Melbourne Cares and then as Australia Cares, has quietly closed its doors - with claims it is the first major Not for Profit victim of t

ANZ Reviews the Progress Loans Project

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 20th August 2009 -  An evaluation of the ANZ Banks Progress Loans project delivered in partnership with the Brotherhood of St Laurence has found it is effective at meeting the key financial needs of people on low incomes and that the program provides a positive, respect

A Good Company Seal

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 20th August 2009 -  While there appears to be an upsurge in the number of social and environmental sustainability guides rating "good companies", Iconoclasts Inc in the US has launched the Good Company Seal that it says uniquely recognizes companies that are a

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.
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