Recently we had the amazing opportunity to meet Charly and Lisa Kleissner, advocates and game changers in the field of impact investing and founders of the KL Felicitas Foundation. The Kleissners are very down-to-earth, passionate people, the entrepreneurial types. Charly is a tech executive with a PhD in Computer Science and Lisa an architect who cleverly traded her design work for stock in tech companies. They came into their wealth during the tech boom in Silicon Valley and went on … Read More
The Social Impact Hub was delighted to attended the Australian launch event for the G8 Social Impact Investment Taskforce report, and Delivering on Impact: The Australian Advisory Board Breakthrough Strategy to Catalyse Impact Investment, on September 16, at Customs House in Sydney. The Social Impact Investment Taskforce report and other National Advisory Board’s reports can be found on Taskforce’s new website, along with a great video on impact investing, created by Digital Storytellers. The launch of the Australian report Delivering on Impact featured a fascinating panel discussion with … Read More
ASB has expanded its practical learning programs with the addition of a new course: Social Impact Field Project – MGMT5707. The Social Impact Field Project may be taken as an alternative 6UOC course to the capstone course in the MCom/MCom Extension degree. In a joint venture between ASB and the Social Impact Hub, students are able to work in small teams on real world projects in different areas of social impact. The course enables students to put their business skills and … Read More
The fitout of the Social Impact Hub is now finished, and we are looking for a lucky few social entrepreneurs or consultants in the field of social impact to work from our space! If you might be interested, please contact us and we will send you more information.
In Semester 1, 2014, the Social Impact Hub launched its pilot program with a wonderful group of UNSW Combined Law students. Welcome on board! It is very exciting that our website is now up and running! It is hoped that this blog will be a source of interesting news and information, with lots of posts by students at the Social Impact Hub. Drop us a line if you have any comments or suggestions (or even if you are running an … Read More