Research


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

A single-minded CFO in the Not for Profit sector took it upon himself to seek out those with whom he could share his knowledge - creating a network of NFP finance professionals offering development opportunities to those transitioning from the corporate world.

07 May 2015

Applications for the 2016 Fulbright Scholarship in Not for Profit leadership are again open, offering an emerging leader the opportunity to undertake a program of research and professional development in the United States.

06 May 2015

More than 1300 formal complaints have been made about Australian charities over the last two years, with most of the complaints concerning how they spend donor dollars, a new report by the national charity regulator has found.

30 April 2015

Australia’s most charitable state in 2012-13 was the Australian Capital Territory, according to the latest statistics from the Australian Tax Office - holding its top place from the previous year.

30 April 2015

Anglicare’s Rental Affordability Snapshot reveals chronic housing stress across Australia and the welfare Not for Profit warns that the situation is now “out of control”.

30 April 2015

Is a company offering to freeze your body for a fee and bring you back to life in the future a charity? And does someone with mild Alzheimer's have the capacity to make a charitable bequest?

29 April 2015

For the first time the financial information of nearly 23,000 Australian charities has been released to the public.

28 April 2015

Almost a quarter of people who lifted themselves out of poverty are poor again just one or two years later, according to a study by welfare Not for Profit, the Brotherhood of St Laurence.

28 April 2015

The NDIS advocacy Not for Profit, Every Australian Counts, has launched a report warning of a massive disability housing shortfall within the next five years.

28 April 2015

A new Not for Profit report surveying disadvantaged youth from across Australia reveals that they place a much higher value on getting a job than other young people.

27 April 2015

The agency responsible for implementing the National Disability Insurance Scheme has been voted as one of the most attractive places to work in Australia.

23 April 2015

New Australian research is set to investigate the extent to which Not for Profit organisations currently record and report on their volunteer-contributed services.

23 April 2015

An Australian Insurance company is investing $1 million towards a new grants initiative for Not for Profits as new research it commissioned shows that more than 75 per cent of Australians underestimate the number of children in need of welfare.

22 April 2015

Almost two years after the 2013 Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, which saw over 1,100 workers lose their lives, a new Australian fashion industry report reveals that fashion brands aren’t doing enough to protect workers in their international supply chains.

22 April 2015

Prominent royal adviser in the UK and international CSR campaigner Dame Julia Cleverdon had a whirlwind trip to Australia recently, advocating for greater leadership and community engagement on the part of business. Journalist Nadia Boyce caught up with her during her visit.

22 April 2015

Ten Australian companies have been listed as being ‘Best for the World’ based on their contributions to the community, their workers and the environment.

21 April 2015

Australia’s social economy hub, Pro Bono Australia, has partnered with international tax and advisory firm Grant Thornton to investigate financial literacy in Australia’s Not for Profit sector.

21 April 2015

More than a million Aussies are living in poverty according to a new report by the Committee for Economic Development of Australia, CEDA, which has described the findings as a “disgrace”.

21 April 2015

You have a better chance of raising money for a worthy cause if you are an attractive woman, according to new research by two UK universities.

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