Social Impact

The pathway to empowerment in Yorta Yorta country

Three weeks ago I moved to Shepparton on secondment for three months. I am working in the Goulburn-Murray region as part of the Empowered Communities, a national program, driven by…

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Liz Forsyth: influencing social change through economic reality

KPMG employs some remarkable women. Liz Forsyth is the Managing Partner of Health, Ageing and Human Services. She led the team that mapped the cost of violence against women in…

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The name’s bond – green bond

In late 2014, two Australian institutions, Stockland and NAB, joined the growing global trend and issued their first Green Bonds. Both were oversubscribed. The rapid growth of the market has…

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A passion for Reconciliation

Jawun’ means ‘friend’ or ‘family’ in the Kuku Yalanji language of Mossman Gorge, Queensland. I have just come back from a six week secondment to Kununurra in the East Kimberley…

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Prospering in an era of sustainability megaforces

For a while now, there have been studies looking at the impact of so-called ‘megaforces’. These include issues like climate change, population growth, water scarcity, deforestation and other huge long…

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