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Disability Employment Plan Released

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 14th July 2015 -  The organisation chosen by the Federal Government to be the primary voice for people with disability has released a five point plan to address disability employment. The Australian…

Australia One of the Least Generous Countries – Report

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 9th July 2015 -  Australia is at risk of becoming the least generous it has ever been in terms of foreign aid, according to a report by one of the world’s largest Not for Profits. The ONE Campaign,…

National Partnership Agreement on Legal Assistance Services

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 2nd July 2015 -  An eleventh-hour signing of a five year national partnership agreement on legal assistance services will see Community Legal Centres included for the first time but the sector has…

Fast Food’s Franchising Dilemma

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 1st July 2015 -  A web of franchisees is proving a challenge for an Australian fast food icon as it seeks to build its CSR program, writes Nadia Boyce in this week’s Executive Insight. Fried chicken…

The 30% Club To Promote Aussie Gender Balance

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 6th May 2015 -  An ambitious group which urges chairs and CEOs of listed companies to improve gender balance without the use of quotas has officially launched its Australian arm. The 30% Club –…

Finalists Announced for Australian Social Enterprise Awards

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 6th May 2015 -  Some 30 finalists from five States have been shortlisted in the 2015 Australian Social Enterprise Awards. The national Awards, run by social enterprise development organisation…

One in Three on ASX200 Failing on Sustainability

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 6th May 2015 -  One third of Australia’s top 200 companies still rate in the two lowest categories of the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors’ annual review of sustainability…

Charity Advocacy Petition Gets Attention

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 5th May 2015 -  Almost 90,000 people have signed a petition calling for the charity status of environmental and animal welfare organisations to be protected. As reported by Pro Bono Australia News…

$1 Million Child Welfare Grants Announced

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 23rd April 2015 -  An Australian Insurance company is investing $1 million towards a new grants initiative for Not for Profits as new research it commissioned shows that more than 75 per cent of Australians…

Attractive Women Better Fundraisers – Report

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 21st April 2015 -  You have a better chance of raising money for a worthy cause if you are an attractive woman, according to new research by two UK universities. The research, by University College London…

Melbourne V Sydney – the Capital of Charity and Philanthropy

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 26th March 2015 -  The rivalry between Melbourne and Sydney has played out in many different ways. Australia’s two largest cities regularly compete on the sporting field, in the fashion stakes…

Sustainable Cities Index – No Utopia

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 25th March 2015 -  Across the world, cities are failing to meet the needs of their people, according to an inaugural Sustainable Cities Index which mirrors the business concept of the triple…
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