Charitable giving – Benojo weekly roundup

Each week we aim to bring you the biggest stories across the CSR, philanthropy and charity space. Here’s all the latest in the world of social impact. Australia, the fifth most generous country in the world

Some 145 countries (around 96 per cent of the world’s population) were surveyed as part of the sixth annual Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) World Giving Index in 2015, which aims to provide a global view on giving. Of these, Australia placed as the fifth most charitable country in the world.

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Almost 200 charities scrapped from official Australian register

Scrutiny of Australia's charity sector is intensifying, with another 182 organisations removed from the Federal Government's official register.

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Beauty of Giving luncheon opens a door to corporate social responsibility

The annual CEW charity auction supports Cancer + Careers, a non-profit that empowers people with cancer to thrive at workand stands as a commendable opportunity for the industry to join together and benefit society in a meaningful way.

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6 major shifts in corporate philanthropy, new report finds

In the past three years, America’s Charities has been releasing the country’s most incisive and comprehensive series of reports on trends in employee volunteering and giving. This year’s much-anticipated report was just released, and it’s packed with encouraging – even inspiring – data for anyone who cares about employee-centered corporate philanthropy.

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Your tech employees aren't happy? Here's how to fix it

There's a lot to job satisfaction. Work-life balance, culture and career growth are just as important as the salary and benefits. Add to that the fact that unhappy employees are directly related to high turnover rates, which is expensive and impacts the company's bottom line. To avoid that risk, businesses need to adopt a strategy to address problems that are driving employees away.


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Fired employee made $1,670,000 and bought the business a year after he got fired

Using a simple strategy to make smart investments in the capital market saved Andy Abrahams’ future: A year after he began investing, his life was forever changed when he bought the business that laid him off. And no, he has no plans to stop investing.

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