Endeavour Group: Cheers to Loud & Proud 2023 beverage launch with all profits* going to Pride Foundation Australia in partnership with LGBTQIA+ artist Meg Minkley: 9 February 2023

This February, Australia’s leading retail drinks and hospitality business Endeavour Group will launch a hot new take on its Loud & Proud range of beverages, with all profits* to be donated to Pride Foundation Australia, a non-profit that works to increase philanthropic support for the Australian LGBTQIA+ and allied communities. ‍The 2022 Loud & Proud

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CommBank community grants help ‘take the pressure off’ Australian charities: 15 February 2023

Michelle Gilchrist, from the Queensland-based charity The Breakfast Club Redcliffe, first learned it would receive a Commonwealth Bank community grant from the local branch manager who nominated the organisation. The Club is one of 200 organisations around Australia that received a $10,000 donation via the CommBank Staff Foundation’s Community Grants 2022 program, which were announced in November.

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Woolworths Group pledges $10 million towards a national First Nations College with UTS: Wednesday, 15 February 2023:

Woolworths Group is helping realise the dream of a national First Nations residential college championing Indigenous excellence. The College, the first of its kind in Australia, is an initiative of the University of Technology Sydney. Woolworths Group’s partnership and investment of $10million builds on more than 12 years of a relationship with UTS through Women

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Cities could get more than 4°C hotter by 2100. To keep cool in Australia, we urgently need a national planning policy

Shutterstock Mark Maund, University of Newcastle; Kim Maund, University of Newcastle; Marcus Jefferies, University of Newcastle, and SueAnne Ware, University of Newcastle In cities around the world, temperatures could rise by more than 4℃ by 2100 under a high-emissions climate change scenario, suggests research published this week in Nature Climate Change. It comes as the

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In the corporate fight club, the environment usually loses

Research shows the environment usually comes off second best when companies are forced to compromise between sustainability and profit. Mohammad Rhaman/Flickr Christopher Wright, University of Sydney and Daniel Nyberg, University of Newcastle A commitment to sustainability has become a typical component of any modern-day corporation’s public face. Visit the homepages of major organisations in any

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How social enterprises are building a more inclusive Australian economy

Lentil As Anything, a social enterprise in Melbourne. Shutterstock Erin I. Castellas, Swinburne University of Technology and Jo Barraket, Swinburne University of Technology Social enterprises employ twice the rates of Australians with disability and female managers as mainstream small businesses. Our study of Victorian social enterprises also found 12% of jobs are held by previously

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More carers’ leave may help Australians look after elderly parents and stay in work

Too many informal carers have to choose between giving their older mum or dad the care they need and dropping out of the workforce. Shutterstock Melanie Zeppel, Macquarie University; Lukas Hofstätter, Macquarie University; Petra Graham, Macquarie University, and Sze Ming Loh, University of Sydney Carers’ advocates are urging a rethink of the way we support

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