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RMIT University Student Forum

RMIT University’s forum on Corporate Social Responsibility: transforming the way business operates highlighted the importance of setting benchmarks for the transition of the private sector to a...

Shared Value Success

On 19 and 20 July, 25 participants from a wide array of sectors attended ACCSR’s Unlocking Shared Value course, facilitated by international shared value guru Jonathon Hanks of Incite. The course...

Finding your way through the frameworks

At the end of last month, yet another set of sustainability disclosure guidelines was published – this time from the European Union. Did you miss that? It’s not surprising if you did, given the...

State of CSR launched in Auckland

Westpac New Zealand hosted the Auckland launch on 15th June, 2017, of the 9th Annual Review of the State of CSR in Australia and New Zealand. Trophies were presented to the CSR Top Three – the...


State of CSR Launched

On Thursday 4 May, over 100 professionals gathered at La Trobe Business School for the launch of the 2017 Annual Review of the State of CSR. A broad cross section of sectors were well represented...

Human Rights in the Supply Chain

May 2017 ACCSR recently made a submission to the Australian Parliament’s Inquiry into establishing a Modern Slavery Act in Australia. Here, we provide an overview of our submission and summarise...

The true cost of carbon

A global carbon price may have been more than the Paris Agreement could provide, but the collective commitment to limit planetary warming is generating momentum for unilateral pricing systems....

GRI Standards: questions answered

Following the success of the live GRI Standards Webinar and Q & A on Friday 17 March 2017, opportunities for further Australia-specific events are already being explored with GRI. The webinar...

GBCA head encourages GRI reporting

The CEO of the Green Building Council of Australia, Romily Madew, made an impassioned call for more GRI reporting, at the launch of the GRI Standards in Sydney on 15 November 2016.    ...

Here come the Standards!

By Jackie Allender, Senior Consultant, ACCSR   There’s a lot to like about the new GRI Standards, which were released yesterday. For one thing, they clarify a few areas that had caused a bit...

SDGs: getting beyond alignment

This article first appeared on the ProBono Australia Website Recently, I attended a panel discussion on the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) where a range of industry figures from the...