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How business can thrive and look after the planet at the same time

Nikki Stefanoff, Tuesday, 30th June 2020 -  Nikki Stefanoff from Harvey sits down with Patagonia’s environmental and social initiatives manager for Australia and New Zealand, Shannon Bourke, to find out how businesses can

Business and bushfires – a change for good?

David Pearson, Tuesday, 10th March 2020 -  Could the way businesses have stepped up in the wake of this summer’s bushfire crisis point to a “new normal” for business, asks David Pearson. Last summer’s devastating bushfire

Predictions for 2020: Shared value

Helen Steel, Tuesday, 4th February 2020 -  Looking to the year ahead, Helen Steel suggests the most important cultural and economic shifts we make this year will come from recognising that social and economic outcomes aren’t

Why corporate boards need a charity perspective

David Crosbie, Thursday, 5th December 2019 -  What if one position on every corporate board had to be designated as a “community interest board director” position, asks Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie. Charities

Aussie charity wins Business of the Year Award

Luke Michael, Monday, 25th November 2019 -  Homelessness not for profit Dignity has become the first ever charity to win the Telstra Australian Business of the Year Award  A not-for-profit leader is encouraging charities

Volunteering: The ultimate act of kindness

Andrew Cairns, Tuesday, 16th July 2019 -  Andrew Cairns, CEO of Community Sector Banking, considers how we can grow volunteerism in businesses to build a stronger civil society. There is great reward in the act of volunteering.

B Corp Month celebrates burgeoning for-purpose business movement

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 2nd July 2019 -  Australian purpose-driven companies are celebrating B Corp Month by sharing their stories of how businesses can make the world a better place, amid a seven-fold growth in certified

Building a better business culture for Australia’s children

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 19th June 2019 -  Australia is being urged to better protect kids from harmful business practices, with a UNICEF report outlining major policy gaps leaving children vulnerable. UNICEF examined

Embracing the unconventional – Shifting social purpose from bolt-on to built-in

Tara Anderson, Tuesday, 19th March 2019 -  Tara Anderson considers how we can challenge the conventional idea that profit is an end in itself, and build social purpose into the heart of business. “Don’t be intimidated by conventional

The Boundaries are Blurring Between Philanthropy and Business

Michael Moody, Thursday, 21st February 2019 -  Philanthropy is increasingly adopting business means, while business is increasingly pursuing philanthropic ends – a trend which is likely to continue and expand, writes Michael

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Predictions for 2019 – B Corp

Andrea DeAlmeida, Wednesday, 6th February 2019 -  Profit at any cost and profit-over-purpose no longer align with community expectations about the role of business in Australian society, writes Andrea De Almeida, executive director

Are You Perpetuating Your Irrelevance?

David Crosbie, Thursday, 22nd November 2018 -  With several major retailers going under in the last few years, charities should be learning a thing or two about how they do business, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David
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