Corporate Engagement


26 March 2015

The Westpac Group has donated $500,000 to kickstart a fundraising appeal for Legacy - to support programs for Australian families affected by the death or illness of a family member who has served in the Australian Defence Force.

25 March 2015

The Australian arm of Deloitte, the world’s largest professional services firm, is quietly making a mark on its own terms, with the help of some ‘out-of-the-box’ approaches, to employee engagement, writes Nadia Boyce in this week’s Executive Insight.

25 March 2015

An iconic Australian corporate-Not for Profit partnership sparked by a “chance conversation” is celebrating its fifteenth anniversary - as its value continues to grow to over $15 million.

25 March 2015

Governments, especially conservative leaning ones, are failing to match the progress of the ASX100 in addressing gender diversity, according to Directors of Women on Boards, in recently releasing their index measuring board diversity.

25 March 2015

We could soon see larger and more influential companies stepping into the B Corp space but some barriers must be overcome for that to happen, says James Meldrum, co-founder of the first Australian food business to be certified as a B Corp, Whole Kids.

12 March 2015

Between 2006 and 2013, almost one in six people in Australia were severely or fully financially excluded meaning that they still had no access to at least two basic financial products, a new report reveals.

12 March 2015

The Australian Institute of Company Directors recently launched 2014 NFP Governance and Performance Study. The study is Australia's largest and examines the governance of the Not for Profit sector and the contribution made by its directors.

11 March 2015

Australian Not for Profits and social enterprises can now apply for a share in NAB’s new $1 million impact investment fund.

11 March 2015

The inability of Not for Profits to define and package skilled volunteering opportunities for corporate employees blocks companies from offering more of their time and expertise, according to keynotes at a Melbourne corporate volunteering event.

11 March 2015

Impact investing is seen as the most promising trend by the majority of global philanthropists, according to new figures.

11 March 2015

With confirmation of a Senate Inquiry into Co-operatives and Mutuals and the endorsement of member-owned businesses in the McClure Report on welfare, it is time to think seriously about how to facilitate the growth of this increasingly important self-help segment of the economy, writes Melina Morrison, CEO of the Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals.

11 March 2015

Two Australian banks have made the cut for the 2015 World’s Most Ethical Companies list, which promotes global recognition of ethical business practice.

11 March 2015

A large-scale research program with the aim of supporting the development and growth of the community sector in Western Australia has been launched with the support of Bankwest.

11 March 2015

With an estimated 20,000 social enterprises in Australia, where are all these businesses that are trading for social impact, asks Mark Daniels, Head of Market and Sector Development at Social Traders.

11 March 2015

Corporate Social Responsibility can become a source of tremendous social progress also works to boost the profile and reputation of the company that chooses the right social problem to champion and alleviate, writes CSR strategist Dora Nikols.

05 March 2015

A major new neighbourhood social network, supported by Westpac, could be the answer for the majority of Australians to help them connect with their neighbours and community initiatives.

26 February 2015

Social media can be a great way for community organisations to engage with their supporter base and encourage donations from the wider community, but many don’t know where to start. Todd Copeland, NAB General Manager Digital, shares his top tips.

25 February 2015

Not for Profit organisations with a more rigorous and structured approach to board measurement are more likely to expect success and an increase in revenue, according to new research by philanthropic fund managers, Perpetual.

25 February 2015

As Government purse strings continue to tighten and the competition for the philanthropic dollar intensifies, Not For Profit leaders are looking to sustainable business models to ensure their survival. Managing Director of Spark Strategy, George Liacos shares how Not for Profits can remain relevant and financially viable.

25 February 2015

Social innovation and social enterprise is its best when it’s operating on the edges and not unwittingly supporting the status quo, write Dr Andrew Curtis and Tara Anderson in the concluding part of their series looking at social innovation globally.

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