The issues experienced by organisations in attracting and retaining Indigenous talent is primarily a structural one. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees absolutely have the skills and tenacity to thrive in corporate Australia
Closing the gender pay gap and strengthening childcare policies to encourage equal sharing of care are just some of the initiatives that have gained ground across the Australian business landscape, but despite the progress more can be done.
Looking after the world we live in for future generations is not just important to communities and society at large, but to business as well. Embedding ESG, or environmental, social and governance principles into a company’s strategy is now a business imperative.
The theme for this year’s National Reconciliation Week, “More than a Word: Reconciliation Takes Action”, feels very timely to me. It’s a good prompt for us to stop and reflect, have our actions created change?
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.