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Changemaker

Transforming capitalism for good

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 20th January 2020 -  Simone Dowding runs World Vision’s coffee social enterprise, Change Coffee. She’s also on a mission to see the corporate world operate for purpose. She’s this week’s Changemaker.

Same same, but different – 2019 in review

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 18th December 2019 -  As the sun sets on 2019 – and this decade comes to an end – Luke Michael looks back at how the year unfolded for the social sector  If 2018 was a year of political chaos and upheaval, then

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Meet the enterprise fighting e-waste and the disability employment crisis in one

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 4th December 2019 -  With employment participation rates for people with disability some of the lowest in the country and e-waste one of the fastest-growing types of waste, Enable Australia is finding

Calls for review into social enterprise structure

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 4th December 2019 -  A proposed restructure could mean big growth in the for-purpose business model  A government investigation into the legal structures of social enterprises could bring the leadership

Corporate foundations unite to create more jobs in the Illawarra

Contributor, Monday, 18th November 2019 -  Illawarra-based social enterprise, Green Connect, is the fifth organisation to benefit from a new collaborative funding approach led by Westpac Foundation which aims to create

The state of Australian and New Zealand B Corps revealed

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 12th November 2019 -  Australian and New Zealand B Corps are making strides in all impact areas  Thinking of starting a B Corp? Australia and New Zealand might be the place to do it, with new research finding

The 30 most memorable quotes from the Social Enterprise World Forum 2019

Jay Boolkin, Wednesday, 6th November 2019 -  Jay Boolkin from Social Change Central shares memorable quotes from speakers and attendees from all over the globe. Over 1,300 social entrepreneurs, practitioners, policy makers,

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The shirts bringing colour and mental health conversations to Australian construction sites

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 6th November 2019 -  You can’t miss a TradeMutt work shirt. The patterns are loud, bright and funky, and definitely not what you’re used to seeing people wear on a construction site. But the shirts are more

Funding at the Edge

Laura Reed, Tuesday, 15th October 2019 -  Laura Reed explores the value of funding opportunities to convene social enterprises and others across the ecosystem. Recently, chatting with an old colleague who now works in international

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The enterprise fighting to save lives in the water

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 2nd October 2019 -  Children with autism are 160 times more likely to drown than their neurotypical peers. It’s a shocking statistic that Erika Gleeson’s social enterprise, Autism Swim, is fighting

Putting the task in taskforce

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 2nd October 2019 -  There’s an unashamed practical bias driving the expert panel behind the government’s Social Impact Investing Taskforce, says the panel chair. Rather than theorising, Michael

A new approach to giving

Contributor, Monday, 30th September 2019 -  This month Westpac Foundation announced it’s changing its approach to giving for social enterprises. Here the foundation’s CEO, Susan Bannigan, talks about the changing nature
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