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Building schools out of recycled plastic

Nikki Stefanoff, Wednesday, 8th September 2021 -  Could a new Eco-Block be the answer to rebuilding 200 schools in earthquake-devastated villages across Indonesia? Nikki Stefanoff speaks to the founder of Classroom of Hope to find out.

Businesses failing to hit SDG targets show little ambition for improvement

Nikki Stefanoff, Wednesday, 8th September 2021 -  To gain momentum on achieving the SDGs, businesses need to look beyond the easiest and simplest places for them to make contributions

Opinion

Company directors face crucial considerations on climate

David Ritter, Tuesday, 7th September 2021 -  As an 18-year-old school striker vies for a place on AGL’s board, David Ritter reflects on the responsibilities that fall to board directors when it comes to the climate crisis and why they need to do more than just look to their peers.

Woolworths leads the way in tackling modern slavery in supply chains

Nikki Stefanoff, Monday, 6th September 2021 -  New research ranking modern slavery statements of Top 100 ASX companies found that Woolworths, Wesfarmers and Westpac are just a few of the organisations leading the charge. 

Spotlight

The platform helping pet owners find the paw-fect match

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 1st September 2021 -  Finding someone to look after your pet can be a struggle. It’s why Deb Webber created Pet Cloud, to connect pet owners to carers across the country, and make an impact along the way, writes Maggie Coggan in this month’s Spotlight on social enterp

Meet the Melbourne student getting ready to address the AGL board

Nikki Stefanoff, Monday, 30th August 2021 -  18-year-old Ashjayeen Sharif is an arts student, a climate activist and now a contender for a seat on the board of AGL, Australia’s biggest greenhouse gas emitter.

Opinion

Senate’s vote to ban slave-made imports shows the weakness of Australia’s Modern Slavery Act

Contributor, Wednesday, 25th August 2021 -  There’s much more to be done before Australians can be confident the goods they buy are free of slave labour, write Kyla Raby and Katherine Christ.

Catalyst 2030 launches inaugural global survey to take to the UN

Nikki Stefanoff, Wednesday, 25th August 2021 -  The People’s Report asks the general public to “share their story” in the hope of getting the voices of the unheard to the desks of United Nations decision-makers. 

Australia’s first centre dedicated to Indigenous businesses and entrepreneurs opens in Victoria

Nikki Stefanoff, Monday, 23rd August 2021 -  Aboriginal businesses contributed $4.88 billion to the Australian economy and provided 45,434 jobs in 2018. The team behind The Dilin Duwa Centre for Indigenous Business Leadership want to see those numbers increase. 

Opinion

A financially sustainable model for improving the lives of artists – A case study

Phil Preston, Thursday, 19th August 2021 -  The founder of ColourSpace Gallery, Scott Ko, is an entrepreneurial Houdini, writes Phil Preston, who says his story is worth sharing for the insights it gives into amplifying social impact and illustrating the journey of a social enterprise.
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