Vanessa Zimmerman launches Pillar Two human rights consultancy
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 14 JUN 2019  |  NEWS
Vanessa Zimmerman has launched Pillar Two, a consultancy that will assist companies with human rights policy development and risk management, as well as assisting with human rights and Modern Slavery reporting.
Future Super divests from companies with no women on boards
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 24 MAY 2019  |  NEWS
Future Super has divested from listed companies that do not have women on their boards or who have not presented plans to improve their diversity.
Business has role to play in protecting human rights: Gillian Triggs
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 3 MAY 2019  |  NEWS
Australia lags Western democracies in its domestic implementation of international human rights commitments, and business plays an important role in the protection of human rights, according to Gillian Triggs, former president of the Australian Human ...
NZ Super to divest from gun manufacture investments
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 12 APR 2019  |  NEWS
NZ Super Fund will divest from $19 million of investments in companies involved in the manufacture of civilian automatic and semi-automatic firearms, magazines or parts prohibited under New Zealand's tough new gun law.
US activists target banks over finance to for-profit prisons, detention centres
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 3 AUG 2018  |  NEWS
A coalition of more than 80 US-based grassroots organisations are protesting US President Donald Trump's policy of immigrant detention through a campaign targeting banks JP Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo for providing debt financing for two for-profit ...
Konica Minolta on working towards ethical supply chain
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 13 JUL 2018  |  NEWS
With the recent introduction of the Modern Slavery Bill to Parliament, companies with annual turnover of $100 million are in line to report annually on their actions to address modern slavery in operations and the supply chain.
Male carers face "career trap" for seeking flexible working: DCA
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 JUN 2018  |  NEWS
Men who want to work flexibly "face high levels of discrimination," according to research from Diversity Council Australia (DCA).
Australian Millennials question business motivations, ethics: Deloitte
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 22 MAY 2018  |  NEWS
Australian Millennials' opinion of business' motivation and ethics has dropped to its lowest levels since 2014, according to the 2018 Deloitte Millennial Survey.
Australian Ethical Investment opens 2018 community grants program
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 14 MAY 2018  |  NEWS
Australian Ethical Investment has opened its 2018 community grants program and is inviting organisations to apply for a portion of the $300,000 in total to be awarded.
Pollinate Energy merges with US-based Empower Generation
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 4 MAY 2018  |  NEWS
Pollinate Energy, a social enterprise that provides affordable solar lighting to people in India's urban slums, is merging with U.S. based Empower Generation, creating a combined social enterprise that will operate in India and Nepal.
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