Why your dream job doesn’t need to happen right now

When we are young, or just asserting our independence as young adults, most of us envision that dream job, but it is far away, sitting on a pedestal out of reach. So we train, take on further study, and leap headlong into new experiences, hoping to quickly push through the barriers so we can live that dream. For those of …

Six great reads to inspire change

Busy lifestyles don’t always leave us much time to read, and often then we want to escape into our minds and fantasize about romance

TEDXPerth 2014 is coming this Saturday!

TEDXPerth 2014 is coming this weekend! The local TED Talk event for 2014 is happening this Saturday 4th October at the Perth Concert Hall, but unfortunately tickets are all sold out. You might get lucky and score on from the TED Perth Facebook page, as that seems to be the place to grab unwanted tickets. You can also get updates …

Analyst, Diplomat, Sentinel or Explorer?

Corporate Social Responsibility is an ethical concept, and its definition across the globe can vary widely – as detailed in our previous Defining the importance of CSR post. Personal and cultural experience is central to an individual’s development of ethical standards and values; thus we can assume that CSR, and engagement in it, must (to a certain extent) also be a …

Climate change satire to get you through the end of the week

Since the repeal of the Carbon Tax and the debate around the Renewables Energy Target the future of Australia’s energy seems more and more uncertain every day. With this in mind, and given that it is friday, Sustaining People would like to lighten your load with some good old fashioned satire from our friends at The Shovel. The Shovel has …

Does corporate social responsibility need marketing?

If you are looking for a great CSR resource, look no further than www.csrconnected.com.au. It is the blogging arm of the Australian Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (ACCSR), and is a way of ACCSR staff providing up to date commentary on recent events and news in the CSR space.

Professor Sachs & the Case of the Multilateral MOOC’s

For those of you just beginning to nurture an interest in CSR and Sustainability, here is an easy-to-digest 10 minute movie by the renowned Jeffrey Sachs that really hits home. It discusses the relationship between countries, cultures, governments and businesses, and the responsibility they all have to the global community. Sustaining People is very much a fan of Jeffrey’s work …