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Paying Directors in the Not-for-profit Sector

By Board & Governance, Business, Revenue - Fundraising, Revenue - Other

The world has changed – people work longer hours and have less time to contribute, the retirement age has risen, and everyone is busier than ever – but this view of the way boards should operate persists. And that was before the global pandemic upended everything and sent volunteer numbers through the floor.​

In this climate, your organisation might be considering paying its board directors, in recognition of the work they do and the responsibility they carry, and to make it easier for you to recruit new directors.​

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Oxfam among Australian charities uniting to launch historic disaster relief alliance

Oxfam among Australian charities uniting to launch historic disaster relief alliance

By Business, Revenue - Other

“Sixteen Australian charities, including Oxfam, joined forces to launch the newly-formed Emergency Action Alliance at an online event that featured prominent government leaders, media executives and charity leaders. In an historic move the humanitarian agencies will be uniting in their campaign and fundraising efforts to improve how Australians can support and donate when large scale overseas humanitarian disasters take place.”

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Building the pathway to a national social enterprise strategy

Building the pathway to a national social enterprise strategy

By Business, Revenue - Other

“The conversations we’ve had across the social enterprise sector so far suggest there is widespread support for a national strategy, shared goals and better coordination in the social enterprise sector. But that’s just the beginning. The next step is to setup governance structures to take the project forward and wide consultation and co-creation to shape the project, which is what’s happening now.”

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ESG and growth: a new way of thinking

ESG and growth: a new way of thinking

By Business, Revenue - Other

Despite a growing and significant body of thought on leadership on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), it remains an area many executives are still grappling with. This article offers a framework to help think about, and put in place, business initiatives to address ESG while identifying growth opportunities, and bridging the gap to the more technical aspects of ESG.

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ESG – What does it mean?

ESG – What does it mean?

By Business, Revenue - Other

In 2019, ESG began as a buzzword, fast forward to 2021 and ESGs are now becoming a part of the mainstream for profit sector. As many companies are being pressured to report on their ESG credentials and policies, many people are still left wondering, what are ESG and what do they mean?

Read Probono’s comprehensive breakdown of this rising topic as they explain ESG language and the impact they may have on you, your corporate partners and investors.

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Many charities left financially vulnerable and unable to meet community demands following end of JobKeeper, new research finds

Many charities left financially vulnerable and unable to meet community demands following end of JobKeeper, new research finds

By Business, Revenue - Other

“A new report by Social Ventures Australia (SVA) and the Centre for Social Impact (CSI) finds that despite Australia’s promising economic recovery from the pandemic, many charities remain in vulnerable financial positions and require urgent funding from the Australian Government to continue supporting thousands of Australians in need and providing employment opportunities.” – CSI

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Social impact bonds: a tale of three Newpins

Social impact bonds: a tale of three Newpins

By Business, Revenue - Other

The Newpin Social Benefit Bond (SBB) in NSW ushered a new era for social impact bonds and the program. The SIB arrangement allows for more accurate impact measurement and a more direct approach to supporting those who could benefit most from the program. The SBB brings accountability, but also risk for service providers, which is in turn shared with investors.