23 April 2014
Corporate Responsibility is of far greater interest in Australian company boardrooms than it was 10 years ago, the latest annual Corporate Responsibility Index has revealed.
Women are employed in fewer senior Corporate Social Responsibility roles than men and earn 23 per cent less than their male counterparts, according to a global study of CSR salaries.
The latest review of complaint investigations by the Australian charity regulator reveals that some Not for Profit boards have “fallen asleep at the wheel” or engaged in wilful or deliberate wrongdoing, while Governance is an area of concern for new charities.
A unique social enterprise is bringing Chinese Medicine to Australia’s marginalised, drawing on China’s success in using alternative therapies to treat its booming population.
The Australian Charities Fund’s (ACF) has launched its 2014 Workplace Giving Month campaign with the ambitious goal of engaging 12 million Australians.
The Hyundai Motor Company in Australia has announced four initial recipients of its recently established $1.5 million philanthropic program called Hyundai Help for Kids.
A new benchmark study shows a climb in socially responsible spending but a lack of
consumer knowledge is the biggest hurdle for continued growth of Social Enterprises.
Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) hold tremendous potential for government to increase effective support for struggling entrepreneurs in South Africa, according to a new report.
The Victorian State Government is calling on organisations committed to sustainability to register for a free awards scheme celebrating the contribution of businesses, communities and individuals towards creating a more sustainable Victoria.
In this week’s Executive Insight, Pro Bono Australia News speaks to Paula Benson from the National Australia Bank about the Corporate Responsibility strategy giving new meaning to the notion that ‘power is money’.
Building an effective board is a key challenge faced by social startups and skill diversity may be the solution, according to Alan Castleman of the Board Advisory Group.
As the field of Collective Impact grows in Australia many communities and causes are grappling with the challenge of getting started writes Dawn O’Neil and Kerry Graham, Principal Consultants at Collective Impact Australia.
CSR experts weigh in on new research revealing prominent Australian companies could be inflating their adherence to corporate social responsibility guidelines in this piece first published on The Conversation.
An Indigenous company, Iman Operations, has secured a $800,000 impact investment funding package from Social Ventures Australia (SVA) to enable the company to deliver on a multi-million dollar cleaning contract.
Budget speculation that the Federal Government has set its sights on changes to Fringe Benefit Tax packages is disappointing given that the Not for Profit sector has been told by Treasury that it is not interested in tax reform, says the Community Council for Australia.