Research


20 November 2014

One in four Australian children have said that children’s rights to protection in their country are not being met, according to a new global survey of over 6,000 children.

20 November 2014

Animal rights and advocacy Not for Profit, Voiceless, has released an Australian-first survey into animal protection sentiment revealing that 78 per cent of Australians believe farm animals should have access to the outdoors.

19 November 2014

James Meldrum, co-founder of the first food Australian food business to be certified as a B Corp, Whole Kids, draws on new research and his own experiences to reflect on what corporations can really do to break through the consumer skepticism and frustration around ethical business.

19 November 2014

The co-operatives and mutuals sector has been hailed as an undervalued ‘ninja’ economy by advocates as a report is released showing the sector makes the same contribution to the economy as the mining sector – around 6 per cent of the nation’s earnings.

19 November 2014

Mining, oil and gas companies working on project sites worldwide remain poorly positioned to manage work on Indigenous lands, posing high risk to shareholders and investors, according to new research.

18 November 2014

Australia has climbed to sixth place in a global report measuring generosity around the world after New Zealand.

17 November 2014

Australian employees are taking almost 10 sick days per year, costing businesses a record $33 billion in payroll costs and lost productivity, a new survey has found.

13 November 2014

Pro Bono Australia has launched the inaugural Impact 25, asking the Not for Profit sector to name the most influential people in Australia’s social economy.

13 November 2014

A new Not for Profit report reveals that nearly one billion more people would be better off should Prime Minister Tony Abbott rally G20 Leaders to adopt an inclusive growth target to reduce inequality.

13 November 2014

Despite major worldwide crises, most Americans who typically donate to charities do not plan to increase the amount they give over the holiday period, according to a new survey.

11 November 2014

Young Australians will be better off than their parents in health, technology and incomes but could be worse off in employment, housing, costs of living, the environment and quality of education, according to a report released today.

11 November 2014

The general public holds a variety of outdated stereotypes about modern charities and how they work, according to UK research.

10 November 2014

In 2015, millennials, people born between 1981 and 1996, will become the largest generation in the US workforce and with their takeover, the value of hard skills will outweigh personalities, according to new research.

07 November 2014

Australians are giving more to charity than ever before with the average annual donation amount hitting a record high, but still paling in comparison to the average amount spent on gambling and even cakes and biscuits, according to new research.

05 November 2014

Directors’ confidence in the Federal Coalition Government, including Not for Profit Directors, has slumped to its lowest level since its election in September 2013, according to the latest Director Sentiment Index (DSI).

05 November 2014

While the movement to eradicate child labour has gained significant pace, there is still a lot of ground to be covered and work to be done by companies and investors in conjunction with trade unions and NGOs, writes CSR researcher Martijn Boersma from Catalyst Australia.

05 November 2014

The extractives sector, Australia’s leading export market, can best deliver shared value by tying business success to the prosperity of host communities and countries, new research by consultancy FSG reveals.

05 November 2014

A new report suggests growing momentum in Australia around collaborative economy platforms that use technology to enable people to share and exchange a variety of goods and services.

05 November 2014

Young social entrepreneurs isolate raising awareness of social business and providing mentoring and expertise as the most valuable contributions the corporate world can make to the social enterprise sector, according to a new report.

30 October 2014

A visiting US Collective Impact guru tells Pro Bono Australia News why he is urging Not for Profits to de-prioritise internal benchmarks - calling for them to instead take the bold step of turning outwards to their communities.

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