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Social Impact Bonds

Social impact bonds, or SIBs for short, are relatively new. They are used in situations where private capital is desired or needed in order to help solve a social problem for government. Raising money via a SIB provides funding for a social program that should, in theory, dramatically reduce future

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How to Create a Shared Value Mindset

How do you create a shared value mindset? I outline the top seven requirements, which can serve as a checklist for you. Shared value is not an academic discipline as many think or hope it is. It is merely another lens through which to innovate and find new opportunities for

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Are Humans Too Bad To Be Good?

Talk of the Purpose Economy is all the rage, however we need to ask: Is purpose really a motivator? How do we classify what is ‘good’ or ‘bad’? Are we, as humans, fundamentally too bad to do good? How could or should we respond? What does this mean for purpose in business?

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A Regional Response to Youth Unemployment

Businesses often provide philanthropic or program support to help address youth unemployment issues, but how can they be engaged in a business-as-usual way for greater impact? In Wagga Wagga, a major rural centre in NSW, a shared value lens is being used to galvanise a regional response to youth unemployment.

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The Convergence Economy: Where Charity and Business Collides

The convergence economy – where charities are becoming more business-like and businesses are investing in social outcomes – is one of the strongest disruptive forces in the world today. Fuelled by a rapidly changing political, social and economic landscape, new types of organisations are forming and filling the space between traditional nonprofits and businesses. The

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