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‘Buddy benches’ coming to a school yard near you

Luke Michael, Saturday, 29th May 2021 -  Each bench will be made from about 8,250 pieces of plastic packaging  Supermarket giant Coles wants to reward Australian primary schools leading the way with protecting the environment,

Becoming an agent of systems change

David Ritter, Thursday, 25th March 2021 -  Shifting major institutions to using only clean electricity is a highly effective way of delivering systems change, writes David Ritter, who thanks all the technicians and decision-makers

Queensland Crushes Cans For Cash

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 2nd October 2018 -  One of Australia’s largest recycling companies is bringing 48 can collection depots across Queensland for the state’s recently unveiled Container Refund Scheme. Envirobank Recycling

ASX50 Invests Over $800 million in Community Causes

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 22nd August 2018 -  A report has uncovered “Australia’s most generous” companies, finding over $867 million was invested in community causes during the 2016/17 financial year. The inaugural GivingLarge

Where Do Aussie Supermarkets Rank on Farm Animal Welfare?

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 1st February 2017 -  An international benchmark of leading food companies on farm animal welfare found Woolworths is making progress while Coles has welfare on its agenda but little evidence of implementation.

Move To Introduce $1 Pokies Limit Breaking Industry’s ‘Dirty, Little Conspiracy’

Ellie Cooper, Monday, 19th December 2016 -  Coles has revealed it wants to introduce a $1 betting limit on poker machines, in a move the Alliance for Gambling Reform said was breaking up the “dirty, little conspiracy” of the powerful

Dare to Dream Scholarships for Young Australians

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 14th July 2016 -  National cancer charity Redkite is offering up scholarships to young Australians who have cancer or are cancer survivors, to help them realise their dreams to pursue education,

Coles Settles Blind Claim on Online Shopping

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 19th February 2015 -  Supermarket giant Coles has agreed to an amicable settlement in a case brought on by a Sydney woman who claimed unlawful discrimination against the supermarket’s online shopping…

Discrimination Action Against Coles Online

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 6th November 2014 -  A Sydney woman is launching a claim of unlawful discrimination against the Coles supermarket online shopping website saying it is not accessible for people who are blind or vision…

Measuring Corporate Community Impact Still a Challenge – Report

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 12th March 2014 -  Measurement remains a significant challenge for corporations looking to assess the impact of their community investments, an Australian study has found. Findings from the first…

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Fairtrade: A Balancing Act

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 12th March 2014 -  Criticism has been levelled at Fairtrade for becoming mainstream, but is that necessarily a bad thing? Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand explores the role of the Fairtrade label

Anti-Tobacco Push Resurfaces

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 12th February 2014 -  Australian anti-tobacco campaigners are leveraging last week’s announcement by a US retail chain that it would stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at its…
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