|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 ...|
|Stronger regulation and regulatory enforcement in Asian countries, ranging from plastic use and waste to human rights and labour, expose Australian companies to evolving risks and opportunities across environmental and social metrics, according to Ausbil ...|
|Ed note: The Sustainability Report is pleased to present this article from Anna Crabb, Head of Strategy and Partnerships, B Lab Australia and New Zealand|
|With material human rights issues rising on the agenda for companies and their investors, non-governmental organisations are flagging sexual harassment in garment factories as a source of risk, both in terms of productivity losses and reputational risks ...|
La Trobe Financial Group has announced it is a carbon neutral business.
A leading energy infrastructure provider has established a green finance framework that will align the company's net zero commitments with future finance needs.
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Janus Henderson has launched a global sustainable equity active ETF on the ASX.
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