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Yunus advocates social business as tool to stop increasing inequity

Micro-credit founder, Professor Muhammad Yunus urges us to consider social business as a tool to address the world’s increasing inequity, whether it’s getting rural Bangladeshis out of poverty or Australians off welfare. + Podcast

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CEO reflects on learnings from SSE’s experience in Australia

Michele Goldman, SSE Australia’s CEO in its final year of operation, reflects on the organisation’s learnings and how they could be applied to support the social enterprise ecosystem. + Podcast

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Once were SVA: where are they now?

In this special SVA Quarterly article, we catch up with six people who used to work with SVA to find out what they are doing now, and how their time at SVA shaped what they do.

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A framework for making difficult decisions

A prioritisation matrix can help you look at options in different ways – even with limited information.

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The hidden business of social enterprises

Having a social purpose does not exempt an enterprise from the essentials of business; even if it’s hard to see you must have a sound business engine at the core.

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If focus is so good for non-profits, why do so few do it

Is your organisation focused? And if not, what’s getting in the way? Discover the three common obstacles to focus – and how to overcome them.

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Once were SVA: where are they now?

In this special SVA Quarterly article, we catch up with six people who used to work with SVA to find out what they are doing now, and how their time at SVA shaped what they do.

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Barriers in front of person in wheelchair being erased

Capacity building of employers is needed to grow disability employment

A model that uses expert support to build employers’ capacity is proving a necessary first step to increase workplace participation for people with disability. + Podcast

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Process efficiencies

Process efficiencies help non-profits achieve more impact

Case studies show social purpose organisations are reaping the benefits of improved process efficiencies. Find out how. + Podcast

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A portfolio approach to corporate social investment

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

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The journey of creating shared value

Explore 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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Lining up community and business goals

Adam Check, Head of Community at the NRL, talks about the NRL’s community engagement strategy, practicing what you preach, and how this can contribute to the Game’s bottom line.

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Making executive transitions work

Six CEOs share their advice for ensuring success in executive-level transitions between the commercial and social purpose sectors.

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How corporate partnerships work

Ensure you have the basics covered as you build and maintain corporate funding relationships.

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QGC resourcing the community

SVA shares insights from facilitating the collaboration of a group of diverse organisations: QGC, a state government department, a local council and a non-profit community organisation.

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