BREAKING NEWS: Hunt & Palmer announce climate change deal

Just after 5:00pm today, the Abbot Government and the Palmer United Party have announced a deal on Australia’s Climate Change Policy. In a press conference in Canberra this afternoon, Federal Environment Minster Greg Hunt, Palmer United Party leader Clive Palmer and Bernie Fraser have announced the newly brokered deal on policy to lead Australia forward on Climate Change, setting up …

The Forrest Report: Closing The Gap?

In August this year, The Federal government released the Forrest Report, a policy doctrine of sorts delivered by Andrew Forrest to inform Prime Minister Tony Abbot’s approach to indigenous affairs in Australia. The response to the content of this report has been mixed; some hailing it as a comprehensive work that will evolve the place of indigenous Australians in our society, …

CSR ≠ Sustainability

Many people use CSR and Sustainability interchangeably, when there are some clear and definitive differences that show the two terms are not synonymous. Simply put, Corporate Social Responsibility is the task of balancing current stakeholder interests, by implementing initiatives that improve wide reaching and operational impacts on communities. Conversely, Sustainability is a course of action that “meets the needs of the …