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Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals: How Can International Volunteers Contribute?

Dr Jemma Gibcus, Thursday, 10th December 2015 -  Volunteering will play an important role in achieving the latest United Nations Sustainable Development Goals both locally and globally, writes Dr Jemma Gibcus from Australian


Could Our NFP Ego Be Holding Us Back?

Conrad Liveris, Tuesday, 8th December 2015 -  Focussing on the way Not for Profit’s communicate their impact is how they can start to dodge the trappings of arrogance and achieve long-term interest, writes Perth-based


Setting and Staying the Values-Led Course

Damien Walsh, Wednesday, 2nd December 2015 -  Socially aware consumers are looking for a values-alignment, but they are not prepared to pay a premium to “feel good”. For businesses wanting to attract these consumers


Why Corporate Sustainability Won’t Solve Climate Change

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 2nd December 2015 -  Mobilising the financial and technological resources of business is crucial in addressing climate change, but voluntary CSR-style measures don’t go far enough, writes Professor


Getting Mutual – Co-Ops in the Mix of NFP Mergers

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 26th November 2015 -  As the Not for Profit sector debates the call for charity mergers, co-operative and mutual enterprises should not be forgotten as a viable alternative, writes Gillian McFee, Chair


NFP Growing Pains and the Strain of Low Interest Yields

Daniel Tome, Tuesday, 24th November 2015 -  The persistent low interest rate environment is a pain point for many Australian Not for Profit organisations, but it has also been the catalyst for Boards to review investment policy


Homelessness – What About the Jewish Community?

Melinda Kidgell and Marilyn Kraner, Tuesday, 24th November 2015 -  There’s been a significant increase in demand for support by members of the Jewish community who are experiencing the same range of issues that cause homelessness in the general community,


Don’t Let Good Governance Become a ‘Merger’ Casualty

Judith Fox, Thursday, 19th November 2015 -  With the debate underway as to whether charities and Not for Profit organisations should merge, good governance must remain a priority, regardless of which way a board decision on


‘Merge or Shut Down’: Moving Beyond Debate To Real Change

Kevin Robbie, Tuesday, 17th November 2015 -  The recent call for charities to merge or shut down by David Crosbie, CEO of the Community Council for Australia, has come at a tipping point for the Not for Profit sector, writes Kevin


The Role of CEOs and Boards in Fostering Innovation

Dale Renner, Thursday, 12th November 2015 -  CEOs in the Not for Profit and corporate space need to play the role of 'sponsor' and 'protector' of innovation in their organisations, writes innovation


Less Division, More Collaboration

David Crosbie, Wednesday, 11th November 2015 -  Merger may be a dirty word in many organisations, but that should not stop consideration of possible consortia, partnerships, and collectives, writes the CEO of the Community Council


Mergers & Collaborations – Honouring Community Trust

Tim Costello, Wednesday, 11th November 2015 -  As a sector we need to be honest about the level of duplication in Australia and whether it is beneficial to the community, writes the CEO of World Vision Tim Costello. Trust is the most…
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