09
Dec 15

Criterion’s Corporate Giving: 2015 Wrap Up

2015 has been a positive year for the Corporate Giving Committee, with Criterion getting involved in a variety of causes: Clean Up Australia Day On Sunday 8th March, Criterion took part in the 25th Annual Clean Up Australia Day. Collectively the team gathered over 15 bags of rubbish from Clovelly, rounding off the day with … Continue reading Criterion’s Corporate Giving: 2015 Wrap Up

23
Sep 15

CSR: How to Achieve the Best Outcomes in Stakeholder Engagement

Stakeholder engagement is a foundation for organisational performance because it is the key to strengthening reputation and reducing social risks. For example, ACCSR’s research finds that every 10% improvement in stakeholder engagement delivers a 4.15% improvement in reputation. Improving stakeholder relationships is also the highest priority of CSR managers, according to the 2015 Annual Review … Continue reading CSR: How to Achieve the Best Outcomes in Stakeholder Engagement

17
Sep 15

Corporate Social Responsibility: More than Numbers

While data and insights are crucially important for any organisation, working for a major financial institution makes this particularly so. And just like we must measure our financial performance and hold ourselves accountable to our shareholders for this – we are also accountable for the broader impact we have on society – to our shareholders, … Continue reading Corporate Social Responsibility: More than Numbers

21
Aug 15

CSR: The Secret to Long Term Business Success

Each year the Australian Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility undertakes research into the best performing organisations in respect of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in Australia. And each year the list is packed with the best known names in the land; ABC, National Australia Bank, PwC Australia and Rio Tinto to mention a few. For the … Continue reading CSR: The Secret to Long Term Business Success

04
Jun 15

Criterion’s Biggest Morning Tea

Last Friday 29th of May, Criterion’s Corporate Giving Committee (CGC) hosted our first ever ‘Biggest Morning Tea’ in support of the Cancer Council. It gave everyone a great excuse to give in to our weekly carb cravings but this time for a good cause! With the cancer statistics in Australia at an all-time high (1 in 3 … Continue reading Criterion’s Biggest Morning Tea

17
Oct 14

Making sense of Collective Impact and other ‘buzzwords’

I’m in the fortunate position to be responsible for developing Criterion’s social sector conferences. Over the past few years I’ve seen the sector move forward in leaps and bounds and a whole range of new approaches emerge. With these innovations come the buzzwords. Terms like ‘Collective Impact’, ‘Creating Shared Value’, ‘Impact Investing’ and ‘Social Impact … Continue reading Making sense of Collective Impact and other ‘buzzwords’