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01/09/2016

Transparency in political party donations

With the recent publicity surrounding political donations in both the State and Federal arena, the issue of corporate donations to political parties is in the s…

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01/06/2016

Gold Mining

Many nations have built their wealth on gold. It is believed to have been one of the first metals to be mined and was instrumental in the rise of many ancient c…

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01/03/2016

Social Impact Bonds

Social impact investments seek to deliver both financial and social returns. Social impact bonds are a form of social impact investment which use a debt or loan…

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01/12/2015

Paris Climate Change

The recent UN Climate Change Conference in Paris (COP21) saw 195 countries pledge to keep temperature increase “well below” 2 degrees Celsius and pu…

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01/09/2015

Recycling - Where are we today?

The practice of industrial recycling can be traced back to 1815 when an Australian paper mill first started recycling rags to make paper. Australia’s firs…

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01/06/2015

Disruptive Business

Elon Musk created a lot of excitement recently with the announcement that his company ‘Tesla’ will go into production of the new Tesla battery which…

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01/03/2015

Corruption and Bribery

As a result of host countries introducing stricter regulation and penalties on corporate corruption, incidents and allegations of corrupt practices in corporate…

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01/12/2014

Shareholder Engagement & Corporate Responsibility

In the most part Australian companies are no longer evaluated just on their financial performance. If corporate responsibility is also about minimising negative…

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01/09/2014

Renewable Energy Targets

Australia’s Renewable Energy Target (RET) came in to the spotlight in August following the Warburton review commissioned by the government. The RET was in…

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01/06/2014

Jump on board the Fossil Fuel Free Campaign

The recent traction helping this issue gain ground warrants a further update on the theme of Fossil Fuel Divestment for this Ethical Spotlight.Today we can trac…

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