Corporate Engagement


16 July 2015

Australian business leaders, company executives, journalists and social media experts have been recruited to lend their skills for a day to charity through a new program from giving platform, Goodcompany.

15 July 2015

The Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) has written to the chairs of more than 30 companies in the ASX200 with poor representation of women at board level, reminding them of the 30 per cent target that is fast becoming seen as the minimum benchmark in corporate Australia.

15 July 2015

International consultation on the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark, which will rank the top 500 globally listed companies on their human rights policy, process and performance, has begun.

15 July 2015

Jetsetting NSW academic Debbie Haski-Leventhal of the Macquarie Graduate School of Management is travelling the world to contribute to global discussions on CSR. Following her recent trip to the UN in New York, she shares the latest trends with Pro Bono Australia News and how they might influence both research and practice in Australia.

09 July 2015

With a supply chain comprising 30,000+ service providers, Westpac Group is using its procurement spend to support opportunities for social change. This includes diversifying to include traditionally underrepresented business groups, such as Indigenous businesses.

01 July 2015

A web of franchisees is proving a challenge for an Australian fast food icon as it seeks to build its CSR program, writes Nadia Boyce in this week’s Executive Insight.

18 June 2015

Westpac Group has launched its Social Impact Framework including a new online tool to help community organisations seeking Westpac’s support to better understand the company’s social investment priorities.

17 June 2015

In a bid to raise $1 million for the community sector, shareholders are being urged to donate shares to charity in a new campaign by ShareGift Australia.

17 June 2015

Socially and environmentally conscious startups are set to benefit from the creation of the new $100 million Impact Investment Funds - said to be one of Australia’s biggest.

17 June 2015

A free tool is set to challenge spurious sustainability promises made to consumers and empower them to evaluate claims promoting socially, environmentally or economically responsible products, processes, businesses or services.

17 June 2015

A painting social enterprise in Western Sydney is working to improve employment outcomes for young Indigenous people off the back of a delicately cultivated relationship with a corporate partner, writes Nadia Boyce in this week’s Spotlight on Social Enterprise.

17 June 2015

Australian companies publicly report less information on equal opportunities for women in the workplace than their UK and US counterparts, a new study reveals.

17 June 2015

The notion of business as an agent of world benefit could assist corporations in becoming even more powerful in addressing global social issues writes Associate Professor Debbie Haski-Leventhal of the Macquarie Graduate School of Management.

17 June 2015

June Workplace Giving Month has kicked off for 2015, building on last year’s campaign to get one million donors involved in workplace giving by 2020.

12 June 2015

A Melbourne forum has laid the groundwork for the development of a community leadership group to progress collaboration between Not for Profits, philanthropists, businesses and social enterprises.

11 June 2015

This month, Westpac Bicentennial Foundation launched the Westpac Social Change Fellowship to support people with the passion and drive to tackle tough social issues facing Australia.

20 May 2015

Corporates should rethink their approach to identifying the issues that are ‘material’ to their business in sustainability reporting, argues a new white paper from the Australian Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (ACCSR).

20 May 2015

Dr Sarah Cobourn, Senior Officer of Corporate Affairs at Hitachi Australia speaks to freelance writer Isabel Wagner about her PhD thesis on Creating Shared Value in professional sport and her views on the evolution of Corporate Social Responsibility.

20 May 2015

Employees of banking giant NAB have delivered one million volunteer hours to community organisations across Australia, announced as part of National Volunteering Week celebrations.

20 May 2015

Lessons learned from the sporting world are ensuring newly appointed Head of corporate partnerships at the McGrath Foundation, Ben Hirschfield keeps the Foundation's partnerships sustainable and he offers his top tips for other charities wanting to be competitive.

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