|Representatives from companies and investment management firms have been appointed to the government's Modern Slavery Expert Advisory Group.|
|More than 40 percent of ASX100 listed companies in the mining, construction, and commercial cleaning sectors have made no material disclosure about their labour hire and/or contracting workforce in annual reporting documents, according to research from ...|
|BIG W has joined the Action Collaboration Transformation on Living Wages (ACT).|
|The federal government has granted the UN Global Compact Network Australia (GCNA) nearly $100,000 to help companies tackle modern slavery risks under the National Community Crime Prevention Program.|
|The coronavirus pandemic has produced "an unprecedented global supply chain crisis" that is based on a lack of flexibility in global supply chains and a lack of diversification in sourcing strategies, according to a new report from Baker McKenzie and ...|
|As governments around the world enact massive stimulus bills to ensure that economies do not implode during the coronavirus pandemic, funds should be allocated towards projects that build sustainable economic growth, according to the World Resources ...|
|Amid the reaction to and management of the coronavirus pandemic from a healthcare, community and economic perspective, there is a massive workplace deployment and shift from the institutions of offices to home-based interactions.|
|Torrens University has launched a free, five-week online open course for those interested in launching or growing social enterprises.|
|A landmark Social Impact Investing Taskforce is recommending that the commonwealth government take a "coordinated and long term" approach to guide its involvement in the social impact investing market.|
|Australian small and mid-cap listed companies listed governance, diversity, safety and equality as their top three material environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, as well as areas of future improvement, according to a survey conducted by ...|
Climate change, diversity, and systemic inequality topped the engagement list for T. Rowe Price, with the global fund manager pressing for improved disclosure from corporations and asset managers on ESG issues.
Establishing a successful Australian hydrogen industry hinges on managing three challenges - cost, scale, and social acceptance, according to a panel of experts speaking at the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA).
The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) conference was timed with an announcement from the federal government that new offshore petroleum exploration acreage has been released.
TRUE Infrastructure Management has joined the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).
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