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Supermarket giant brings zero-waste shopping to Australia

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 29th October 2019 -  Australians will be able to buy groceries in durable, rather than disposable, packaging thanks to a new partnership

NSW investing in solar, but not for all

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 23rd October 2019 -  A scheme that will see solar panels installed on 3,000 low-income NSW homes has advocates worried 

Aussie NFP scores major partnership with Facebook

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 23rd October 2019 -  Humanitix founders say its Facebook integration will boost funding for education programs helping the world’s most disadvantaged children

Spotlight

The enterprise fighting to save lives in the water

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 2nd October 2019 -  Children with autism are 160 times more likely to drown than their neurotypical peers. It’s a shocking statistic that Erika Gleeson’s social enterprise, Autism Swim, is fighting to change, writes Maggie Coggan in this month’s Spotlight on Socia

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

Helping businesses thrive through the climate change transformation

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 1st October 2019 -  Australian businesses must adapt to the economic transformation caused by climate change if they want to remain successful, according to new research.

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.

Divestment advocates hit back at Bill Gates criticism

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 25th September 2019 -  Bill Gates has declared that getting rid of fossil fuel stocks is a waste of time, but a leading Australian foundation believes the philanthropist is overlooking the divestment movement’s ability to create major social change.  

Tech billionaire steps up for Australia at Climate Summit

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 23rd September 2019 -  Atlassian has become the first major Australian company to adopt a target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050, it was announced during the 2019 UN Climate Summit in New York. 

Queensland launches social enterprise strategy to double employment in the sector

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 18th September 2019 -  The Queensland government is injecting close to half a million dollars into the state’s social enterprise sector as part of a wide-ranging strategy aimed at creating more jobs for disadvantaged Queenslanders.  
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