After years of austerity, a pandemic and a recession, the 2021 federal budget has provided much-welcomed, and much-needed, investment in the care economy. But advocates warn many of those doing it tough are not included. Article by Wendy Williams - Pro Bono News
Sally McCutchan says while there were no new impact investing measures in this budget, the sector remains hopeful that the May 2021 budget will include a package directed toward the implementation of the recommendations of the Prime Minister’s Social Impact Investing (SII) Taskforce.
Sally McCutchan says COVID-19 has increased the pressure on the government's budget and heightened the need to focus on ensuring outcomes are delivered against spending and capital is catalytic in attracting private sector investment "both characteristics of impact investing".
Directors Richard Brandweiner, Rosemary Addis and Louise Sylvan talk about impact investing, the changing role of directors and the need for boardroom discussions to revolve around society, not just the business and its bottom line in AICD's Company Director magazine.