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Kickstarting an innovation strategy

Four organisations in the disability sector share how and why they responded to sector changes by launching an innovation strategy. + Podcast

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Learning to be more human

Global education consultant, Charles Leadbeater identifies four features of innovative schools essential to prepare students for our changing world. They centre around developing students’ humanity. + Podcast

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A portfolio approach to corporate social investment

Using a combination of approaches as part of a well-managed portfolio can help corporates to maximise the benefits of their social investment activities to both the business and to society. + Podcast

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Arriving at a career on purpose

New directors in SVA’s consulting team, Susie King and Malcolm Garrow give a fresh perspective on the Australian social sector and share what’s brought them to a career in the sector.

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The importance of defining your endgame

A case study of South Port UnitingCare’s BOLT program shows why organisations should be asking what their endgame is, rather than how to scale.

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Data needed to innovate and scale

Rob Koczkar, SVA CEO, describes how we can achieve improved social outcomes by applying business disciplines, particularly through improved availability and use of data.

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Connecting Indigenous nations and financial markets

The Indigenous Investment Principles guide Indigenous nations to effectively manage their financial capital for the benefit of both current and future generations.

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Managing to outcomes: what, why and how?

What does ‘managing to outcomes’ mean and why are small and large organisations alike embarking on this journey?

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Systems that learn: creating an education evidence ecosystem

To get Australia’s children learning as well as any in the world, we need rigorous evidence of what works and why – accessible to every teacher, principal and policy-maker.

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A collective impact learning lab

Learning on the fly has been at the heart of the Burnie Works collective impact initiative. They’ve found that strategy emerges as you learn from what you do.

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Healthy country, healthy people

Analyses of five Indigenous Protected Areas across Australia demonstrate the social and cultural co-benefits of Indigenous land management initiatives. + Podcast

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Chuffed.org becomes a social benefit company, raises $1.1m

How and why did social enterprise crowdfunding platform, Chuffed.org create a new legal structure and what are the implications?

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