Woolworths facing shareholder resolution asking for human rights supply chain disclosure
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 6 OCT 2017  |  NEWS
Woolworths is facing a shareholder resolution asking the company to provide annual disclosure to shareholders on potential and actual human rights impacts in the company's supply chain.
Social Ventures Australia launches Diversified Impact Fund
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 22 SEP 2017  |  NEWS
Social Ventures Australia (SVA) has launched a new Diversified Impact Fund that features a unique 20% downside protection.
NAB, Life Without Barriers launch social benefit bond
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 8 SEP 2017  |  NEWS
National Australia Bank (NAB) and Life Without Barriers have launched a social benefit bond (SBB) that targets criminal offending by young people in Queensland.
Good Shepherd Microfinance, NAB mark 5th anniversary of Good Money launch
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 25 AUG 2017  |  NEWS
The Good Money retail stores pioneered by Good Shepherd Microfinance in partnership with the National Australia Bank (NAB) and state governments have turned five.
Social Ventures Australia launches SVA Fundamentals for Impact
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 11 AUG 2017  |  NEWS
Social Ventures Australia (SVA) has launched a new framework aimed at assisting social enterprises and funders to be more effective.
NSW Government makes social impact investment for palliative care
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 7 JUL 2017  |  NEWS
The NSW Government has made another social impact investment - a seven and a half year, $80 million commitment to support palliative care patients in Western Sydney.
Mirvac launches first Reconciliation Action Plan
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 7 JUL 2017  |  NEWS
Mirvac has launched its first Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), fulfilling a commitment made in their 2015 This Changes Everything sustainability strategy.
Social Ventures Australia launches $7 million Resolve Social Benefit Bond
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 23 JUN 2017  |  NEWS
Social Ventures Australia (SVA) has gathered $7 million in capital to fund a social benefit bond to fund a program addressing mental health services.
VicSuper joins Financial Inclusion Action Plan program
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 23 JUN 2017  |  NEWS
VicSuper has joined 30 other Australian businesses in the Financial Inclusion Action Plan (FIAP) Trailblazer program.
Pollinate Energy to open operations in fifth city - Kanpur
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 16 JUN 2017  |  NEWS
Pollinate Energy, a social enterprise that provides affordable solar lighting to people in India's urban slums, will open operations in its fifth city, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.
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