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UK Social Stock Exchange Expansion

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 24th September 2014 -  The UK’s Social Stock Exchange has announced plans to become a fully-fledged venue for impact businesses to directly raise funds. The Social Stock Exchange said it would launch…

Volunteering Engagement High in Accounting Profession

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 24th September 2014 -  A social impact study conducted by one of Australia’s major professional accounting bodies has revealed a high level of skilled professional volunteering in the industry.…

Successful Corporate Partnerships

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 18th September 2014 -  Westpac’s Head of Education and Social Sector Banking, Barry Thatcher shares the key elements of successful corporate partnerships that create deep social impact. Barry…

Social Impact Investing – Whose Market is This Anyway?

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 18th September 2014 -    Investors can ensure the Australian social investment market gets off to a better start by understanding and including social purpose organisations from the beginning,

10k on Offer for ‘Ethical Enterprises’

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 10th September 2014 -  Entries close this month for the 2014 Ethical Enterprise Awards, a free awards scheme offering organisations the chance to take home cash and prizes for ethical practice. Presented…

Crowdfunding – Not Just A Fad

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 27th August 2014 -  International crowdfunding heavyweight, Liz Wald has a vision for the future of crowdfunding – stretching from the world’s richest economies to the poorest.  

Charity Merger Review

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 21st August 2014 -  A review of charity merger trends in the UK has found that health and social Not for Profits make up the majority of mergers, with mental health and disability organisations showing…

Corporate Giants Easy Target for Activists: Report

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 30th July 2014 -  A new study of anti-sweatshop campaigns reveals which companies are most likely to become the target of activists. Researchers found that companies tended to attract the attention…

Towards Integrated Thinking at Unilever

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 16th July 2014 -  Unilever is a true leader in connecting value for investors to value for society, writes sustainability expert Dr Carol Adams.  Paul Polman, Unilever’s CEO, has made…

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…

Business & Philanthropic Leaders Pledge $1.5 Billion in Impact Investments

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 26th June 2014 -  In the US, 20 private-sector investors have committed more than $1.5 billion in new impact investments, on the heels of a new report on how the government can partner with investors…

Social Enterprise Award Winners Announced

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 18th June 2014 -  Leaders of Australia’s emerging social enterprise sector have been recognised with the announcement of the winners of the 2014 Social Enterprise Awards. Now in its second…
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