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This month in ESG: the hottest seven years ever, Tasmania goes carbon negative, and warnings of ‘total societal collapse’

Terence Jeyaretnam, Tuesday, 31st May 2022 -  Terence Jeyaretnam takes us through the top 10 ESG markers for May 2022, in his monthly column. The dial shifted on climate, diversity and integrity this month – the E, S and G of the federal

Oxfam Calls on Corporations to Take Action on Wealth Inequality

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 18th January 2017 -  As world business leaders meet in Davos, Oxfam has called for corporations to take action on the global wealth inequality crisis, which the organisation said was “much, much greater

Australia Ranked in Top 10 Most Inclusive World Economies

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 18th January 2017 -  A new international report has placed Australia in the top 10 most inclusive economies in the world in a list dominated by northern European countries. The World Economic Forum’s

Corporate Leaders to Study Future of Global Financial System

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 27th January 2016 - 
A group of eight leaders in global finance and economics who met at the World Economic Forum  in Davos, Switzerland have agreed to join a high-level taskforce focused on the future

Equal Pay for Women 118 Years Away

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 23rd November 2015 -  The gender pay gap is closing so slowly that women will not receive pay parity with men for another 118 years, according to the World Economic Forum. The slow pace of progress in bridging…

Corporates and Public Misaligned on Trust

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 28th January 2015 -  Mismatched public and corporate perceptions of trust in business represent a “fundamental disconnect” that must be addressed as faith in the private sector continues…

Impact Investing for Family Funds: Exercise Caution

Xavier Smerdon, Wednesday, 17th December 2014 -  The World Economic Forum has cautioned family philanthropic organisations that the decision to move into impact investing is “not one to take lightly.” The WEF’s new report, Impact…

2095: The Year of Workplace Gender Equality

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 5th November 2014 -  Gender parity in the workplace will not be achieved for 81 years at the current rate of progress, according to new figures from the World Economic Forum. According to the Global Gender

Impact Forum Aims to Make Impact Investing Mainstream

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 22nd May 2014 -  An Impact Forum by Impact Investment Exchange (Asia) and impact investment social enterprise Shujog kicks off in June in Singapore, aiming to make impact investing commonplace

EXECUTIVE INSIGHT: Unpacking Corporate Responsibility

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 22nd April 2014 -  In this week’s Executive Insight, Pro Bono Australia News speaks to Paula Benson from the National Australia Bank about the Corporate Responsibility strategy giving new

Aussies Top World’s 100 Most Sustainable

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 29th January 2014 -  Five Australian companies are among the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World recently named at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Australian banking…

Westpac Tops List of World’s Most Sustainable Companies

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 23rd January 2014 -  Australian banking giant Westpac has taken out top place in the “Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World” list announced at the World Economic Forum in…
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