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23 January 2015

There are only three countries in the world where you are more likely to have a female manager than a male one, and Australia is not one of them.

23 January 2015

More than half of Australian CEOs expect to boost their staff numbers in the next 12 months, according to the results of a new survey.

20 January 2015

Not for Profit and association executives in Australia and elsewhere are concerned about keeping up with mobile demands and reporting and measurement challenges, a new global benchmarking survey has found.

20 January 2015

New ethical guidelines to inform on the tough decisions around the allocation of organs for transplantation have been released for public consultation.

14 January 2015

Working to benefit a good cause increases employee productivity by up to 30 per cent, according to the findings of a new UK study.

14 January 2015

The time is right for a national conversation on further catalysing Social Impact Investing, a new phase of development for ethical investing writes Sandra Nugent, Manager Strategy and Development at Foresters Community Finance.

14 January 2015

The organisation behind the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting framework has launched a project aimed at promoting international discussion on the future of sustainability reporting.

13 January 2015

A story that has circulated widely throughout the internet claiming some of the biggest charities in the world were reducing their “efficiency” by paying multi-million dollar salaries to their CEOs has been proven to be false.

05 January 2015

A major Australian association of business advisers and accountants, HLB Mann Judd has partnered with Pro Bono Australia to help deliver its annual Salary Survey. The organisation also provides advisory services to the Not for Profit sector.

18 December 2014

The hope of making enough money to send back to impoverished families can outweigh known risks of child exploitation, a new Not for Profit study has found.

16 December 2014

The Not for Profit community has spoken, delivering Australia’s first Impact 25 - an honour roll of the country’s most influential people, working in and around the social economy.

15 December 2014

Australia is the best country in the world for new graduates to find a job, according to two separate reports.

12 December 2014

Catholic priest’s vow of celibacy may be behind decades of sexual abuse in the Church, according to a landmark report released today.

11 December 2014

The proportion of people who make financial contributions to charity is significantly higher in countries offering tax breaks for giving including Australia, according to an international study.

11 December 2014

There were just 317 adoptions finalised in Australia in 2013-14, a fall of nine per cent from the previous year, according to a report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).

09 December 2014

Australia’s disability sector is dysfunctional, and transforming it is complicated, arduous and stressful with the National Disability Insurance Scheme currently "immersed in problem-solving", according to a new sector report.

09 December 2014

Funding uncertainty is having an alarming impact on mental health services including job losses and service cutbacks, according to a national survey of Not for Profit mental health agencies.

04 December 2014

Almost half of all Australian Stock Exchange Top 50 (ASX50) companies are failing to articulate the value being created by engaging in issues of sustainability, according to a new report.

04 December 2014

Australians believe child violence is a common, growing and under-reported problem, according to a new study released by World Vision.

03 December 2014

An inaugural global survey of conservation impact investing has revealed a fast-growing market totaling approximately $US23 billion over a five-year period.

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