February 12, 2020

With our summer of rolling climate emergencies it’s been hard to think about plans and ambitions for 2020. But as the year rolls on its time to make plans.

This year I’m starting CEO forums for CEOs of medium size not-for-profits in Victoria to connect with their peers...

October 7, 2019

Annual corporate planning sessions are often little more than a review of the past year's activities with disappointing progress on priorities. Here's five steps to create a genuinely inspiring set of strategic directions that unite the organisation's leaders and make...

November 15, 2015

Shopping for clothes can be complicated. Thinking about the working conditions of the people who made them and impacts on the environment can leave you riddled with doubt. Thankfully Good on You has recently started simple rating scheme for clothing in A...

September 21, 2015

The tough times in business can be a catalyst for bold decisions says Hilary Dixon, founder of the highly successful recruitment firm Dixon Appointments.

Hilary decided to start her own business when she found herself out of a job because her boss went broke. ‘If I was...

September 21, 2015

Thousands of people in Melbourne have made their homes and businesses more comfortable and energy efficient with the help of one. Charities across Victoria receive 25,000 free, nutritious meals each week using surplus food thanks to another. These clever businesses mak...

August 7, 2015

You can do it buying a printer, choosing your loo paper or even engaging a lawyer. Use your dollars to buy products and services that help the environment, provide fair labour conditions and aren’t cruel to animals.


If you think it doesn’t apply to you,...

June 16, 2015

Just when we thought the Great Barrier Reef was safe from UN listing as ‘in danger’ the Queensland auditor general has delivered a scathing report about reef programs. And while the government has been quick to act on most of the recommendations there’s some unfinished...