Men receiving higher salary increases than women: ADP

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 7 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
Women's salary increases are failing to keep up with men's, with this trend expected to continue into the year ahead.

Human rights in business remain a challenge

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 4 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
More than 7000 Australian businesses have filed modern slavery statements following the implementation of the Modern Slavery Act in 2018. However, broader adherence to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights remains a challenge.

Investors call for leadership diversity at ASX300 listed companies

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 4 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
Only 17% of ASX300 companies are achieving gender diversity in executive leadership in line with the 40:40 Vision, with two-thirds of investors planning on increasing advocacy on the issue within the next 12 months.

Successful merger for social and inequality reporting framework

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  FRIDAY, 1 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
Two initiatives focusing on inequality-related and social-related financial disclosures have successfully consolidated into a single taskforce to address related risks in reporting.

The skills shortage delaying net zero: CEDA

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 JUL 2023  |  NEWS
A prominent sustainable development think tank argues that uncertainty around energy policy over the past 15 years has contributed to a critical skills shortage, and the government must do more to support workers or risk falling behind on the clean energy ...

Untapped talent: Australia missing out on $50b in GDP

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 20 JUL 2023  |  NEWS
Australia has one of the lowest employment rates for people with disability in the OECD and could add over $50 billion to its GDP by 2050 if it tapped into this talent pool, according to new research from the Business Council of Australia (BCA) and the ...

KPMG recommends gender-focused super reforms

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 JUL 2023  |  NEWS
KPMG has proposed superannuation reforms targeted at home carers and recipients of paid parental leave to help close the gender gap.

Podcast: Covering the Voice campaign - with Jack Latimore

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 18 JUL 2023  |  NEWS
In this episode of The Greener Way, we're speaking with Jack Latimore. Jack is the Aboriginal affairs journalist at TheĀ Age. He is a Birpai man with family ties to Thungutti and Gumbaynggirr nations.

CPA's putting the 'S' in ESG: How does Canada compare?

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  FRIDAY, 7 JUL 2023  |  NEWS
When it comes to the role of Certified Public Accountants in social governance and community impact, Australia and Canada share similar contexts and have much to learn from each other.

Cleaning up diversity-washing boosts business performance

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 3 JUL 2023  |  NEWS
Financy, creator of the Financy Women's Index, recently launched anti-DEI-washing app Impacter to help businesses self-assess, improve business outcomes, and move towards best practice on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).