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CSR, On-Demand

It’s a millennial’s world, and with the generation comes a revolutionary wave of drive to contribute to something larger than the individual self. So how does that position CSR in the current day? It’s no longer just another organisational requirement, but something representative of
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Online tool aims to make sourcing sustainable seafood easier

Businesses that trade in wild caught seafood can now access an online tool to help them determine the stock, environmental and management risks associated with the seafood they buy and sell. Whichfish.com.au is a new website launched by the Fisheries Research and Development Corporati
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Announcing our B Corp Re-certification

In February 2014, Talent Nation became the first recruitment company to achieve Certified B Corporation status as one of the 42 Founding B Corps in Australia and New Zealand. If you’re unfamiliar with what exactly a B Corporation is, it defines an emerging movement of companies who ar
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RMIT Develops Heat-Blocking Coating For Smart Windows

RMIT University has developed a self-modifying coating 1000 times thinner than a human hair that automatically lets in heat when it’s cold and blocks heat when it’s hot. The researchers behind the breakthrough say it could lead to the creation of self-regulating smart windows and “tem
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B Corp of the Week: Whole Kids

Following a passion and creating an alignment of career and purpose is no easy feat, particularly when there’s a lot at stake. It’s often said you’ve got to ‘risk it to get the biscuit,’ which is exactly what Monica and James Meldrum have done (biscuit and all…) Monica and James are t
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Queen Elizabeth II Has Banned Plastic Straws and Bottles From Royal Estates

Queen Elizabeth II has declared war — on plastic — with a new waste plan put into place across the royal estates. The environmentally-conscious move was said to be inspired by nature documentarian and naturalist Sir David Attenborough, after the pair worked together on a documentary a
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B Corp of the Week: BRM Projects

We love being a B Corporation for a number of reasons, but the incredible sense of community among like-minded, purpose-driven businesses definitely has to top our list. For this reason, we want to contribute to the support of the organisations that are striving to make a difference b
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Clean Energy Crunch Time … Where are the Workers to Build $10bn in Solar and Wind Projects?

There’s good news and bad news in the world of clean energy. First the good news. The solar PV and wind projects required for Australia to hit its 2020 Renewable Energy Target are being built. In fact, there’s a surplus. The bad news is that there is simply not enough skilled talent t
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Report Finds Shift to Cheap Electric Vehicles Feasible in Australia

The CEO of Beyond Zero Emissions (BZE) says Australians would do well to consider switching to cheap electric vehicles within the next ten years. Vanessa Petrie said in a Daily Telegraph report that there are many good reasons to make the switch. These are also detailed in BZE’s 98-pa
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