Social Impact

What Happens Next? with Bernard Salt: Indigenous business

There are currently around 16,000 Indigenous-owned businesses across Australia, and that number is predicted to grow to 18,000 over the next five years. This growth is seen in a range…

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Running Indigenous organisations is challenging. Start by getting on top of your finances

If COVID-19 has taught us anything, it’s that the old ways of doing business may not be the best way in the future.

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Demand increases for ESG investments; returns do not have to be sacrificed for environmental and social benefit

Our survey shows that ESG funds outperform non–ESG funds adding to the now well accepted statement that investment returns do not have to be sacrificed for environmental and social benefit

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How to retain the trust earned during the pandemic

How do we rebuild trust? It’s a question that’s been exercising our leading business minds in recent times. Few, however, would have anticipated the answer could be ‘through a global pandemic.’

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Gender Impacts of COVID-19: Budget update

While the data now indicates a slightly more balanced impact between the genders since COVID-19, women have still been disproportionately impacted through increased levels of non-paid care work.

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Let’s “pivot” on climate change and decarbonisation

Today is World Environment Day. Over recent months, many of us have spent more time in our home surroundings. With more time to reflect, I hope we better appreciate the importance of our environment and reflect on sustainability and our interaction with our ecosystem.

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The implications of COVID-19 for marketers: the three phases they need to consider

When tough times suddenly arise, marketers need to re-boot their strategies.

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Too good to throw away: why the circular economy matters

The circular economy is about working with governments and businesses to help them suck every molecule of value from finite resources.

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Embed inclusiveness in your culture to nurture LGBTIQ+ leaders

I think it’s fair to say organisations want to attract, retain and develop the best talent possible.

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UN Development Goal Zero Hunger – a goal for the world and for us too.

In a world where we produce enough food to feed everyone, 821 million people – one in nine – still go to bed on an empty stomach each night.

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The greening of bonds. Good news for investors & climate change

Climate bonds need to be measured against rigorous, transparent and objective standards – otherwise their issuers will be accused of ‘green-washing’

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Unleashing our potential: the case for further investment in the child care subsidy

Enduring norms regarding gender and work have proven harmful to the economic welfare of women, and our society as a whole. These norms limit our economic potential and compromise our sense of fairness .

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A global day of action in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals

By connecting to our purpose as Citizens of KPMG, we will take action to create a positive social and environmental impact around our nation.

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