Call +61-408-259-633

Monthly archive for July 2011

The bank boss, the 27-year-olds and the uncomfortable truth

In a week where banking was in the headlines as Ralph Norris announced his departure from the Commonwealth Bank, it was another banker who produced a heroic act. Mike Hirst, managing director of Australia’s Bendigo and Adelaide Bank, took a shot at financial analysts for their near-sightedness.

Read more

Societal purpose: the ultimate corporate weapon

Does a company need to sacrifice financial performance if it chooses to align itself with a societal purpose? Not at all. In fact, I contend that a societal purpose is a pre-requisite for producing strong financial returns. A handful of companies have already discovered this is the ultimate

Read more

Why investors will help drive social change

Last week’s feature article discussed the reasons why investors won’t fund social returns en masse. In that piece I did assert that, despite this, there is a powerful role to be played by private pension (or superannuation) savings in addressing social issues. It comes down to direct versus indirect

Read more

Latest Posts

Sign up for updates

* = required field
Receive


Connect

 

 

Contact

info@philpreston.co
+61-408-259-633

PO Box 163, Helensburgh
NSW 2508, Australia

×