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Jane Ferrier

The New Work of the Board

The New Work of the Board

By Board & Governance, Business

A virtual lecture hosted by Shamal Dass Adjunct Associate Professor UNSW, Head of Philanthropic Services JBWere joined by Professors. Kash Rangan (HBS) and Kristy Muir (UNSW). This lecture covers how for-purpose boards can aim to strive for organisational and systemic impact.

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CSI Response: COVID-19 and Mental Health

CSI Response: COVID-19 and Mental Health

By Mental Health, Personal

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly affected public access to mental health services – particularly vulnerable populations. Australians in rural and remote areas, Indigenous Australians, children, and young people experiencing stress, anxiety affecting their mental health are less likely to seek support from clinical and non-clinical mental health services and also face additional barriers to accessing mental health support. CSI has comprised a fact sheet as a constructed response to the emerging mental health crisis facing Australia in the wake of COVID-19.

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Agile resilience in the UK: Lessons from COVID-19 for the ‘next normal’

Agile resilience in the UK: Lessons from COVID-19 for the ‘next normal’

By Business, People & Culture

“Agility has been a useful attribute for many global and UK-based organizations weathering the COVID-19 crisis. Organizations able to absorb and adapt to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic successfully are, by definition, resilient. Many also find themselves making decisions at a speed, which would have been unthinkable in pre-COVID-19 times.”

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The Conscious Consumer Era Arrives. Finally.

The Conscious Consumer Era Arrives. Finally.

By Business, Operations

In recent years, consumers expect – and are now demanding – that corporates and brands play a significant role in solving social problems, and be measured on their societal and environmental impact, not just financial performance. As we enter a new era of conscious consumerism, what will this mean for non-profits and social enterprises?

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