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Social Impact Bonds and the Role of Government

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 15th July 2015 -  The conversation around Social Impact Bonds is gathering pace at the national level, writes Social Ventures Australia CEO, Rob Koczkar. In an address to the recent ACOSS Conference…

Social Lens for Financial Inquiry’s Final Report

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 9th December 2014 -  The final report of the the Financial Systems Inquiry has advised the Federal Government to explore and develop impact investment as an innovative way of potentially funding social…

Investor Return On Social Benefit Bond

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 19th August 2014 -  Australia’s first social benefit bond will deliver a return of 7.5 per cent to investors this year, a certification by auditor Deloitte has shown. The Newpin Bond, a pilot program…

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Strong Start for Socially-conscious Lego Enterprise

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 7th May 2014 -  In this week’s Spotlight on Social Enterprise, journalist Nadia Boyce explores the nuts and bolts of the Lego social enterprise that has been on everyone’s lips, as

‘Incubator’ Set to Develop Social Entrepreneurs

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 12th March 2014 -  The School for Social Entrepreneurs has joined with specialist finance company BT to launch a new program to support Australia's emerging social entrepreneurs. Called the…

Social Ventures Chief Takes on New Role

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 20th February 2014 -  Evidence based funding is becoming more mainstream in Australia but there is still a long way to go, says the founder of Social Ventures Australia, Michael Traill. Traill’s…

Investment Expert Heads West to SVA

Staff Reporter, Monday, 10th February 2014 -  A former Investment Director, Jenna Palumbo has been appointed the Director for Western Australia at Social Ventures Australia (SVA). Palumbo was most recently at Big Society Capital…

‘Super’ Solution to Solve the Big Issues

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 22nd October 2013 -  A national summit of young Australian philanthropists has been told that a superannuation fund could be the solution to solving some of the world's systemic social challenges.…

Social Impact Bonds Face Big Hurdles – UK Think Tank

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 3rd September 2013 -  Harnessing private cash to finance public services via ‘Social Impact Bonds’ is unlikely to appeal to mainstream investors because of the impossibly high risks they…

NFPs Need to Create Shared Value Partnerships

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 23rd July 2013 -  World Vision CEO Tim Costello has told Not for Profit organisations that the sector is entering a new phase of convergence with corporate partnerships and shared value. Speaking…

Crowdfunding Platform for Emerging Social Entrepreneurs

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 17th April 2013 -  A new crowdfunding initiative is set to help emerging social entrepreneurs quickly attract seed capital, build a supporter base and raise the profile of their social ventures internationally.…

New Social Ventures Get a Kick Start for 2013

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 19th December 2012 -  Three social entrepreneurs from the School for Social Entrepreneurs have been awarded a Kick Starter grant by the Macquarie Group Foundation for their innovative ventures in the…
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