Make change matter

Financial Resilience in Australia 2015

This new report, in partnership with NAB, looks at a better, more inclusive way to measure a person's capacity for financial inclusion in Australia. Financial resilience moves beyond traditional measures to assess ‘the ability to access and draw on internal capabilities and appropriate, acceptable and accessible external resources and supports in a time of financial adversity’.

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Australian Digital Inclusion Index Final Report

This new report shows that while digital inclusion is improving, digital ability - which includes basic online skills - is emerging as a key barrier for some people to connect and maximise the benefits of online participation.

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A word from our CEO Dr Andrew Young - September 2016

"The release of this year’s NAPLAN test results sparked a wave of articles bemoaning the lack of improvement in spite of a huge increase in total spending. Debate followed. Setting aside the detail; why are we arguing now (years on, billions spent) about what we hoped to achieve and how we might measure it?!?"

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Our thinking

Financial Inclusion Action Plan

The Financial Inclusion Action Plan (FIAP) program was developed in partnership by Good Shepherd Microfinance, EY, the Australian Government and CSI. The program is designed to stimulate inclusive economic growth especially focused on women.

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MBA (Social Impact) at AGSM @ UNSW Business School

The Centre for Social Impact is proud to be partnering with AGSM @ UNSW Business School with our MBA (Social Impact). Find out more!

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Our Research Projects

Australia spends more than $300 billion on social purpose. So why aren’t we making a difference? Why are we so stuck? What do we need to do differently? CSI’s research tackles these questions.

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CSI Events: Professional Event Management for Purpose

Let us manage your next event. Our professional events team provides the full breadth of event management services, including conception, strategy, creative services, production, and evaluation.

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