The leading management publication for the social sector.

Find your philanthropic true north

How does a philanthropic organisation gain clarity and alignment to operate most effectively and affect positive social change?

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Welcome to the new look SVA Quarterly

Three years ago SVA Consulting launched an online publication to share what SVA’s consulting practice had learned as a way of further helping to change the world for the better. Today we’re delighted to bring you the SVA Quarterly…

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How culture grows effective outcomes

Te Whānau O Waipareira is working with SVA Consulting to build an outcomes management culture and strategy to measure what really matters for Māori families.

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Giving that packs a punch: best practice in philanthropy today

A review of philanthropic activity commissioned by the AMP Foundation has revealed Australian funders could do more to adopt best practice approaches.

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Is your program suitable for a social impact bond?

A practical guide to help you self-assess your program’s appropriateness for a social impact bond (SIB).

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Indigenous employment: quality, not quantity

Closing the gap in Indigenous employment will require sustainable opportunities that provide meaningful careers, says Adrian Appo. Only then will the numbers follow.

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The business of creating a fair share

Executive Director’s note from Issue 13, September 2015.

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Implications of new growth phase in Australian impact investing

Impact investing in Australia has reached a significant milestone with a leading superannuation fund committing $30m through a dedicated trust.

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The journey of creating shared value

Gillian Turnbull explores the roles of non-profit organisations and government in optimising the impact of shared value.

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Three principles for developing the workforce of the future – now

ManpowerGroup’s global CEO has three strategies for corporates to build the workforce needed in the future – with implications for inclusion and equity as well as productivity.

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Evidence informed practice needed to buck trends in education

Matthew Deeble emphasises why establishing a culture of evidence informed practice is critical in reversing the national decline in educational outcomes.

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How catalytic advocacy can speed up system change

Patrick Flynn explains how organisations can use proven initiatives as catalysts for change in government policies and service systems.

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