Topic: Economy and society and sustainability

Companies and their directors should know how their operations impact on society and the environment. AICD can help


Federal Budget 2017 Stephen Walters analysis

Treasurer Scott Morrison said this morning that Budgets are about choices, and he has chosen to jettison the austerity of previous Budgets in favour of what he calls “fairness, security and oppo...

Weekly Updates

Each Monday, Stephen Walters provides an update on the economic week that was, and the week that will be. You can follow Stephen’s updates here.

Need to know: Things are looking up

Australian directors are buoyant about the economic outlook and stepping up investment and hiring plans for 2018, according to the AICD’s latest Director Sentiment Index.

Why we must work to restore trust

At the Asia-Pacific Regional Conference held in Perth earlier this month, AICD Chairman Elizabeth Proust AO FAICD urged business and political leaders to rebuild trust with the community.

Director Sentiment Index: Second Half 2017

The results from the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ latest Director Sentiment Index show that Australian directors are buoyant about what the future holds, with director sentiment rising t...

7 long-term megatrends reshaping our region

The CSIRO’s Data61 Insight Team identifies for the November Company Director magazine the main social, economic and environmental megatrends that organisations in the Indo-Pacific region will face ove...

Modern Slavery in Supply Chains Reporting Requirement

On 27 October 2017, the AICD lodged a submission with the Attorney-General’s Department on the Modern Slavery in Supply Chains Reporting Requirement Public Consultation Paper.

Opportunity knocks

Social entrepreneur Michael Combs founded CareerTrackers and CareerSeekers to support Indigenous and refugee talent.

Innovation, collaboration and big data: What you missed at the Public Sector Forum

Testing common assumptions and the future challenges facing public sector governance were on the agenda at this year’s Public Sector Forum.

How Salesforce is thinking about the fourth industrial revolution

Salesforce Regional Vice President of Innovation Robert Wickham talks through how the cloud computing giant is thinking about the disruptive forces of the fourth industrial revolution.

Advocacy by charities: a delicate balance

Lucas Ryan GAICD explores the role of charities in advocacy and the delicate balance that must be achieved between regulatory limits on such activities and community expectations.
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