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The difference between meaningful and hollow CSR programs and why employers need to expect staff and customers can tell the difference
Good Business  |  Opinion

The difference between meaningful and hollow CSR programs and why employers need to expect staff and customers can tell the difference

Francesca Pinzone | 15 June 2021

Organisations that consult with their employees in the development of their CSR strategy and share learnings towards a vision beyond the financial will have a far greater impact on employee and stakeholder engagement, writes Francesca Pinzo

ESG – What does it mean?
Social Finance  |  Hot Topic

ESG – What does it mean?

Kaushik Sridhar | 14 June 2021

No longer a buzzword on the fringes, “ESG” is on track to become mainstream. But what does it actually mean, and why does ESG matter? Dr Kaushik Sridhar explains.

Australian women play a significant role in philanthropic decisions

Nikki Stefanoff | 12 June 2021

Australia’s most charitable names revealed

Luke Michael | 12 June 2021

Men need to do more to advance gender equality and equity
Social Affairs  |  Opinion

Andrew Cairns | 11 June 2021

Community partnerships, healthy homes for renters and the impacts of the pandemic on DFV
Social Affairs  |  COSS Corner

Contributor | 10 June 2021

Creating and celebrating change at the local level
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Maggie Coggan | 9 June 2021

New autism support service unveiled
Social Affairs

Luke Michael | 9 June 2021

Four opportunities for the for-purpose sector – Reflections on seven years in Europe
Good Business  |  Opinion

Tara Anderson | 9 June 2021

Latest research shows social procurement spending is on the rise
Good Business

Nikki Stefanoff | 9 June 2021

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An award to honour impact investing communications

The Global Steering Group for Impact Investment, Torino Social Impact and Social Impact Agenda per l’Italia have joined forces to launch the Impact Narrative Awards to honour the storytelling used to persuade financial institutions and governments to support impact investing. 

Anglicare report reveals more Australians worse off

Anglicare Sydney’s Life After Lockdown report shows evidence of a social recession and an increase in financial hardship in the aftermath of COVID-19. Most notably, Anglicare saw an increase in young people accessing its food and financial assistance services.

MinterEllison named Gold Employer at the Australian LGBTQ Inclusion Awards

It received the award for providing over 20 years of pro bono legal support for the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, and the creation of the Pride, Respect and Inclusion Network, boasting over 600 members across MinterEllison offices.  

Hey Tiger closes after three years

Australian social enterprise and ethical chocolate brand, Hey Tiger, has announced its closure after three years with a letter from its founder Cyan Ta’eed. She said that the challenge for the brand came in balancing its impact goals with the scale needed to remain profitable.

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