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AIDS Conference Attendees in Air Tragedy

Staff Reporter, Friday, 18th July 2014 -  The International AIDS Society (IAS) has released a statement revealing that scientists on their way to attend the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne were on board…

Social Impact a Priority for World’s Wealthiest

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 17th July 2014 -  Making a positive impact on society through thoughtful investments of time, money, or expertise ranks highly among the world’s wealthiest according to a new global report.…

Asia-Pacific Consumers Most Committed to CSR – Report

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 16th July 2014 -  Fifty-five per cent of global online consumers across 60 countries say they are willing to pay more for products and services provided by companies that are committed to positive…

Women Faring Better with Crowdfunding

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 16th July 2014 -  Women’s odds of successfully getting crowdfunded are superior to those of men, according to new research. The study Gender Dynamics in Crowdfunding: Evidence on Entrepreneurs,

Equal Pay for Women in 75 years? Oxfam Report

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 15th July 2014 -  Women won’t be paid as much as men for another 75 years, according to an Oxfam Australia report that urges G20 leaders meeting in Australia in November to tackle gender inequality.…

Corporate ‘Prizes’ Driving Innovation

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 2nd July 2014 -  As the global trend for corporate prize winning competitions to drive innovation increases, a new US report offers guidance for the public sector, Not for Profits and philanthropic…

G20 Thrown Challenge on Inequality and Sustainable Growth – C20 Summit

Staff Reporter, Monday, 23rd June 2014 -  Global civil society has called on the G20 to tackle endemic corruption, confront the challenges of climate change and urgently address what it describes as the social and economic…

Jobs High on Agenda for G20 Meeting – C20 Summit

Staff Reporter, Friday, 20th June 2014 -  Employment is at the highest priority for the G20 meeting set for Brisbane this November, according to one of the co-chairs of the inclusive growth and employment working group for…

Global Leaders Must Be Bold – C20 Summit

Staff Reporter, Friday, 20th June 2014 -  Civil society experts from around the world meeting in Melbourne for the C20 summit say they will be urging global leaders to be bold in addressing issues of climate change, global…

Civil Society Takes Centre Stage in Melbourne

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 19th June 2014 -  Global civil society will come together in Melbourne from tomorrow for the C20 Summit – the first of the lead-in G20 ‘satellite’ conferences to debate policy…

UN Criticises Australia’s ‘Strange Obsession with Boats’

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 18th June 2014 -  Australia’s ‘boat people’ policy has been publicly criticised at an annual global forum on refugee issues. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees…

Ignored Workers Suffer More than Bullied Workers – Study

Staff Reporter, Monday, 16th June 2014 -  Being ignored at work is worse for physical and mental well-being than harassment or bullying, a recent study from the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business…
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