Coles recognised as Employer of Choice for Gender Equality

‘Coles Group has been awarded Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) for its active commitment to achieving gender equality. Coles was recognised for its leadership, increased learning and development opportunities, narrowing gender remuneration gaps, encouraging flexible working, preventing sex-based harassment and discrimination, and meeting targets for improving

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Fortescue recognised for its commitment to building Aboriginal business capability: 9 December 2022

Fortescue has been recognised for its commitment to providing long term, sustainable business development opportunities for Aboriginal businesses at the 2022 AMEC Awards. The Company was awarded the AMEC Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Empowerment Award in recognition of its industry leading Billion Opportunities program. Since the program was established in 2011, more than A$4

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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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Medibank’s 2021 Sustainability Report

Medibank’s strategic pillars are focus on customers and people, grow core business and transform into a health company with values of customers first, show heart, one team and own it, do it.    Medibank supports the UN Sustainability Goals and specifically SDG 3 (Good Health & Well Being), SDG 5 (Gender Equality), SDG 8 (Decent

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How to cut emissions from transport: ban fossil fuel cars, electrify transport and get people walking and cycling

Fiona Goodall/Getty Images Robert McLachlan, Massey University The Climate Change Commission’s draft advice on how to decarbonise New Zealand’s economy is refreshing, particularly as it calls on the government to start phasing out fossil fuels instead of relying on offsets and carbon trading. Until now, New Zealand has relied heavily on its Emissions Trading Scheme,

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Women take lead roles in India’s farmers’ protest

A protest march in Kolkata in support of farmers. Women have been central to the recent protests. (AP Photo/Bikas Das) Navjotpal Kaur, Memorial University of Newfoundland and Sumeet Sekhon, University of British Columbia As temperatures plummet, hundreds of thousands of men, women and children continue to spend bone-chilling days and nights in makeshift shelters across

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