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New CEO for Foresters Community Finance

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 14th January 2015 -  Foresters Community Finance has announced the appointment of a new CEO, Ashley Hood, following the departure of long-time CEO Belinda Drew.   Hood is a banker with over 25 years…

Aus Businesses Don’t Fully Grasp Sustainability Risks

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 4th December 2014 -  Almost half of all Australian Stock Exchange Top 50 (ASX50) companies are failing  to articulate the value being created by engaging in issues of sustainability, according…

Australia Not Yet an Inclusive Society

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 25th November 2014 -  Compared with the average Australian, people with disability are over four times more likely to experience reduced social and economic participation, according to research organisation,…

Australia: First to Mainstream Impact Investing?

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 5th November 2014 -  Australia could be one of the first countries in the world to mainstream impact investing through superannuation in a way no other country has the opportunity to, the Nexus Youth Summit…

Banking On Values

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 5th November 2014 -  In this week’s Executive Insight, Pro Bono Australia News speaks to Bankmecu’s Nikki Jordan to find out how this small Australian customer-owned bank is proving its

Social Entrepreneurs: What They Really Want

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 5th November 2014 -  Young social entrepreneurs isolate raising awareness of social business and providing mentoring and expertise as the most valuable contributions the corporate world can make…

Turning Outward for Community-Wide Change

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 30th October 2014 -  A visiting US Collective Impact guru tells Pro Bono Australia News why he is urging Not for Profits to de-prioritise internal benchmarks – calling for them to instead take the

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A Transplanted Life – For Good

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 23rd October 2014 -  An Australian couple who left their comfortable lifestyle behind to work in the developing world are now devoting their lives to tackling smoky stoves in India's slums, writes

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Divestment Backlash – Companies Need to Improve Sustainability Reporting

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 22nd October 2014 -  Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s claims that divesting deprives fund members of a good investment could prove misguided given the value in accounting for social and environmental

Good Pitch Film Crowdfunding for Top Up

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 16th October 2014 -  One of the social impact documentaries supported by the successful philanthropic Good Pitch event has begun a crowdfunding campaign to make up a shortfall to cover filming and post…

Fossil-Free Super is an Idea That’s Going to Snowball

Xavier Smerdon, Wednesday, 8th October 2014 -  The idea of using investment capital to address environmental and social concerns while still delivering financial results is slowly but surely becoming mainstream, writes Danielle

Major Social Impact Measurement Merger

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 24th September 2014 -  Two of the most established social impact organisations will join forces to create the largest international social value network in the world. Social Value International is the…
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