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Community Sector News

Survey: How could IT and data better support your organisation?

The Social Innovation Council is asking NSW community services about their data and digital capabilities, needs, and aspirations.  The NSW NGO data and digital needs survey will take about 5 minutes to complete but gives you the opportunity to say how the NSW Government can help you get the most out of emerging digital and data opportunities.  The survey closes on 19 May.

Impact investing - a BIG bank's perspective

The National Australia Bank in Impact investing: mixing profits with purpose defines impact investing as “an investment strategy where an investor proactively makes investments that can generate both financial returns, as well as intentional social or environmental returns for the community.”  The article looks at why it is becoming popular for investors and what they are trying to achieve by supporting this form of investment.

The three points where women give up on their careers

The exhaustion of the mid-career marathon and the consequences for workplaces notes three points where women give up on their careers: the launch, the mid-career marathon and the executive transition.  It is based on US research and reflects the corporate world, however it is relevant in the Australian context and while the community sector is not part of the corporate world and is female dominated, again there is still relevance. 

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