Corporate social responsibility

Report

12 Apr 2019
18

Conventional, top-down and governance-focused anti-corruption efforts have had limited success in the fight against corruption in developing countries, argues this report. It considers how to develop and strengthen incentive-driven and high-impact anti-corruption initiatives.

Commentary

22 Mar 2019
7

The social media giants say they’re dealing with online predators, but they really don’t want to talk about it.

Report

Tracking Behind the Brands sustainability commitments through the supply chain with the ‘agribusiness scorecard’
4 Mar 2019
3

Oxfam's 'Behind the Brands' campaign focused on sustainability policies of the ten biggest food and beverage companies globally. This report examines the performance of seven agribusinesses against the same scorecard.

Report

21 Feb 2019
50

This paper argues that at this precarious stage in our planet and our society's health and well-being, and to ensure corporate sustainability, corporate social responsibility (CSR) reporting should be a standardized and mandatory reporting system.

Report

18 Feb 2019
139

This report repeats earlier recommendations for clear legal liabilities to be established for tech companies to act against harmful or illegal content on their sites, and calls for a compulsory Code of Ethics defining what constitutes harmful content.

Report

12 Feb 2019
58

The committee reports on the fourth round of hearings, held in October 2018, which focused on the major banks' responses to the interim report of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry.

Commentary

6 Feb 2019
39

Kenneth Hayne has shown the way ahead for government, regulators and the banks themselves, writes Tim Colebatch.

Report

4 Feb 2019
473

The central task of the Royal Commission was to inquire into and report on whether any conduct of financial services entities might have amounted to misconduct and whether any conduct, practices, behaviour or business activities by those entities fell below community standards and expectations. The...

Report

Digital tourism and Israel's illegal settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories
30 Jan 2019
44

In this report, Amnesty International documents how online booking companies are driving tourism to illegal Israeli settlements and contributing to their existence and expansion.

Report

21 Dec 2018
10

The trillions of dollars needed to secure the sustainable, climate-compatible pathway outlined in the 2015 Paris Agreement have focused attention on private finance and investment.

Editor's note:

This is one of four background papers feeding into a synthesis paper entitled The role...

Discussion paper

6 Dec 2018
176

This issues paper argues that the continued use of gender stereotypes and increasing reliance on images that sexualise and objectify women in advertisements undermines efforts to promote gender equality in Australia. The studies cited in this paper demonstrate that there is a clear business case...

Commentary

27 Nov 2018
16

There are practical steps we can take right now to fix the banks. History suggests they'll never do it left to themselves.

Journal article

16 Oct 2018
4

This article is the joint effort of a number of high-profile academics in gambling studies. It elaborates on a public health approach to gambling that accommodates an understanding of the political and economic context of a commercial, tax-paying gambling industry.

Report

12 Oct 2018
41

Market Forces, working with Vietnamese community organisations and other international NGOs, has found that equator principles (EP) signatory banks are violating those principles in their involvement in syndicates funding five Vietnamese coal-fired power stations. In doing so, they are failing the people that the principles...

Journal article

20 Sep 2018
338

This study expands on current knowledge and further defines the breadth of market influence that the top ten food companies have within the Australian food context, and how they use their brand power to create an illusion of choice for consumers.

Report

18 Sep 2018
165

Pharmaceutical companies behind some of Australia’s best-known brands avoided an estimated $215 million a year in tax in Australia over a three year period - almost four times the $63 million actually paid, according to this report.

Report

12 Sep 2018
60

This report examines the fundamental conflict of interest that underlies the Gas Industry Social and Environmental Alliance (GISERA), making it an inappropriate organisation to undertake research to evaluate the social and environmental impacts of unconventional gas development.

Discussion paper

6 Sep 2018
44

This paper explores the fossil fuel divestment movement and, on the other side of the coin, the fossil free investment movement. In addition to the benefit of aligning investments with an organisation’s purpose, it finds the returns available on local and international fossil free investment...

Report

21 Aug 2018
147

To prevent politicisation and preserve pluralism in Australian business, this report proposes that a new clarifying principle should be introduced into the language and practice of corporate governance to overtly qualify existing CSR philosophies – the Community Pluralism Principle.

Report

15 Aug 2018
27

This study examined the impact of approaches to wagering marketing, including inducements, on vulnerable adults. Findings from the study show that wagering advertisements and inducements increase betting expenditure.

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