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May. 13, 2022 Speaking the language of social impact

This story starts in the republic of Armenia, a developing nation, which became independent 31 years ago with the dissolution of the old Soviet Union. It might seem an odd starting point for a story about the new CEO of the Centre for Social Impact (CSI) - Arminé Nalbandian - but on her own admission, her anecdote reveals something about her. Read more…

May. 13, 2022 Recognising the vital role of volunteers 

This year’s National Volunteer Week theme is ‘Better Together’ as we celebrate the power of volunteering to bring people together, build communities and create a better society for everyone, writes Volunteering Australia CEO Mark Pearce in this week's blog. Read more…

May. 10, 2022 The Great Debate - By Audette Exel AO, Peter Winneke and Rachel Etherington

DEBATE: Impact investing has emerged in recent years as a powerful tool for social change. But where does it fit into the philanthropic eco-system? We asked Audette Exel AO, Peter Winneke and Rachel Etherington to reflect on the question: does impact investing negate the need for philanthropy? Read more…

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