Website Updates

New Events:

  • Family Foundations and Prescribed Private Funds - 1 May, Canberra Recent legal and tax changes have made family and corporate philanthropic foundations more attractive through the framework offered by Prescribed Private Funds (PPFs). Goldman Sachs JBWere and Artsupport Australia invite you to a seminar that will introduce the processes associated with setting up a PPF or philanthropic foundation, and demonstrate the benefits that it can bring to you and the wider community. Go to the Events Calendar.
  • Counting What Counts: Measuring the Heart of CSR Performance - 16th April, Melbourne A CSR performance measurement framework that puts stakeholder relationships at the heart of CSR measurement is the focus of this hands-on, one-day workshop for business leaders and managers, organised by the Australian Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility. For managers working in CSR, sustainability, corporate relations, compliance or organisational development. Go to the Events Calendar.
  • The Global Business Summit for the Environment (B4E) - 19-20th April, Singapore Hosted by the UN Environment Programme and the UN Global Compact, B4E will be the first major international conference focusing on business and the environment in Asia . The summit aims to highlight the environmental challenges facing global business today and share strategies and best practices for corporate environmental responsibility. CEOs and senior executives from leading global companies will join leaders from government, international NGOs and other organizations to discuss the issues, forge partnerships and explore solutions for a greener future. Go to the Events Calendar (International).

New Position Vacant:

  • Inner North Community Foundation - Development Officer (Part Time) To support the establishment and ongoing operations of this new Community Foundation. The Inner North Community Foundation will serve the communities of Darebin, Moreland and Yarra and is a community initiative of Apprenticeships Plus, in collaboration with the three Councils. The initial key focus of the Foundation’s activity is supporting transition to employment pathways and projects that address barriers for people experiencing disadvantage in access to employment within the region. Go to the Positions Vacant page.

New resource on the Topical Issues: Climate Change page

  • Top ten ways to motivate employees on climate change (Paper, 19/03/07) The Climate Group has produced a briefing note outlining the top ten steps organisations can take to motivate employees on climate change. The tips are based on conversations with member companies taking a leadership position on engaging employees, such as Sky, British Telecom and Swiss Re. Go to the Climate Change page.

Mar. 27, 2007

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