The Queensland Government’s first social bond that seeks to reduce reoffending by young people has been launched by Life Without Barriers and NAB.
We’re already living in smart cities. The challenge facing Australia is how to ensure our cities deliver the best possible living and working environments in the future.
This paper calls for customer-led infrastructure and specifically identifies examples of the ‘DIY protagonist – those individuals, businesses and communities who have identified a need for specific infrastructure and have made it happen.
Socially responsible investing (SRI) means integrating non-financial factors – such as ethical, social or environmental concerns – into the investment process with the aim of earning both a financial return and a moral ‘return’.