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Women Getting Into Boards – Australian Survey

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 9th June 2009 -  The Centre for Leadership for Women (CLW) in Australia believes the issue of women getting into boards gains the limelight now and again, but remains unresolved and an issue of frustration for many women.

Reputation Risk Implications of Social Networks

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 28th May 2009 -  According to a US Ethics & Workplace survey, 60 percent of business executives believe they have a right to know how employees portray themselves and their organisations in online social networks.

Review of Charity Trusteeship in the UK

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 28th May 2009 -  A new report has found that 95% of people in the UK are unaware that they can support a charity by becoming a trustee - a figure that won't surprise many charities that have vacancies on their boards.

Selling a Greener Planet – Ethical Investor 2nd Annual Green Marketing Forum – Advertorial

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 28th May 2009 -  Marketing to the 'green' consumer is extremely challenging, especially so in times of worsening economic conditions. However, recent research suggests the market for green products and services is still flourishing despite the economic downturn.

Australian Transparency Awards

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 28th May 2009 -  PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) together with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and the Centre for Social Impact (CSI) have announced Oxfam Australia and World Vision Australia as winner and runner up respectively of the second annual

Need for “Institutional Innovations” in the Third Sector

Staff Reporter, Monday, 25th May 2009 -  A visiting expert on civil society and social investment has called for a number of policy initiatives to help the Third Sector weather the current financial crisis and prepare for any future ones.

Guide To Social Return on Investment

Staff Reporter, Monday, 25th May 2009 -  A guide to Social Return on Investment (SROI) has been launched in the UK to help third sector organisations articulate the added social and environmental value they create.

Graduate Certificate in Business (Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies) – Advertorial

Staff Reporter, Monday, 25th May 2009 -  Queensland University of Technology is offering its industry-recognised Graduate Certificate in Business (Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies) as an opportunity for career acceleration in the philanthropic and nonprofit sector. QUT's program is an op

Govt Funds to Tackle Child Abuse

Staff Reporter, Monday, 11th May 2009 -  The Federal Government will provide $1.9 million in immediate funding to key non-government organisations for projects aimed at preventing child abuse and neglect as well as supporting those who have experienced abuse.

Tax Office and QUT Form Research Partnership

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 18th December 2002 -  The Australian Tax Office has entered into a five-year research partnership agreement with Queensland University of Technology's Centre of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies.
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