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Buffett’s Sister Funds Online Philanthropy

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 14th May 2013 -  The sister of US billionaire Warren Buffett has launched GivingWithPurpose, described as the first ever Open Online Course on effective charitable giving. Doris Buffett who established…

The ‘Impatient’ 21st Century Philanthropists

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 7th May 2013 -  The modern day philanthropists in 2013 are ‘impatient’ with self-made wealth who want to see the end of big issues in their lifetime and be able to measure their impact,…

Transformative Philanthropy Not For ‘Rockstars’

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 7th May 2013 -  While becoming a social entrepreneur may be the ‘cool thing to do,’ having a ‘rockstar’ mentality is not the right mindset when solving social problems,…

Technology Tracks Job Seekers

Staff Reporter, Monday, 6th May 2013 -  Job Seekers who never hear back from potential employers when they apply for a new position fall into the “black hole” phenomenon, spending time applying for jobs that…

US Dollar Value of Volunteer Time

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 2nd May 2013 -  The latest estimate of the dollar value of a volunteer hour in the US has risen to $22.14, a 35-cent increase from 2011, according to the Not for Profit leadership network, Independent…

Policy Guide to Scaling Social Innovation

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 1st May 2013 -  The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship in the US has launched a Policy Guide to Scaling Social Innovation offering policy tools and initiatives it says are currently…

CSR Just PR Spin – Report

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 1st May 2013 -  Social responsibility is “nothing more than public relations”, according to some respondents in a study of Ultra High Net Worth (UHNW) investors. According to the…

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Impact Investors ‘In the Dark’ on Impact – Report

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 1st May 2013 -  Meaningful evidence of impact has eluded impact investors and their investees, according to an analysis by global social purpose development Not for Profit, Keystone Accountability.…

Global Social Progress Index

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 1st May 2013 -  An new global index that rates a country’s efforts to improve the well-being of its people has placed Australia 7th overall but has dropped Australia to the bottom of the index…

‘Vending Machine’ Recycling Plan for Australia

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 17th April 2013 -  International recycling companies have announced the delivery of a modern recycling system to Australia that they say will result in the recycling around 5 billion containers annually…

CR Index Shows Australia Lags behind Global Companies

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 17th April 2013 -  Despite ongoing economic challenges facing business, the 2013 Corporate Responsibility Index paints a positive global picture of levels of commitment to responsible business…

Corporate Volunteering Delivers Leadership Development – Report

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 17th April 2013 -  The major benefit for participating companies in International Corporate Volunteerism (ICV) is skills and leadership development, an international conference on volunteering…
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