Media Release Date: 22 March 2018 Renowned Nobel Peace Prize winning economist and entrepreneur, Professor Muhammad Yunus, is at the forefront of a world movement towards eradicating poverty, unemployment and carbon emissions. Professor Yunus is urging South Australians including business and political leaders, not-for-profits and entrepreneurs, to embrace his mission to achieve zero poverty, zero […]
MEDIA RELEASE – Adelaide Zero Project commits to 2020
MEDIA RELEASE: 25 January 2018 Suicide, racism, domestic violence, and cyber-bullying are just some of the social issues being tackled by performers at this year’s Adelaide Fringe and Adelaide Festival and there’s an easy way to find out which ones. Don Dunstan Foundation has launched its Social Change Guide to guide this year’s festival-goers on […]
Adelaide has been named as one of a select number of cities worldwide to be recognised for its pioneering efforts in working towards a goal of ending street homelessness. The Adelaide CBD will join a select group of ‘vanguard cities’ on six continents to partner with the Institute of Global Homelessness (IGH) in setting ambitious […]
Media Release – 17 August 2017 A broad coalition of organisations has come together to lead the charge for Adelaide to become the first city outside North America to implement an approach that has seen seven communities achieve Functional Zero homelessness for veterans, and three communities for chronically homeless people. “The Don Dunstan Foundation has […]
Businesses need to be clear about what their higher purpose is, according to the latest “thinker” in the Adelaide Thinkers in Residence program who has identified a social innovation model to entice millennials.
International social entrepreneur Suzi Sosa sees the world of business as a game of chess. There are winners and there are losers.
The next ‘thinker’ for the new Adelaide Thinkers in Residence program has arrived in South Australia on a mission to encourage the state to think creatively to grow purpose-based jobs that appeal to millennials. Internationally recognised social entrepreneur Suzi Sosa is a specialist ‘thinker’ to the Don Dunstan Foundation’s series of residencies, focusing on growing […]
With governments struggling for revenue, NGOs finding they can’t fix some of society’s thorniest problems, and companies under pressure to act ethically and responsibly, SA’s newest thinker in residence believes the state has an opportunity to find a new way to make a difference in the world. Heavily-credentialed social entrepreneur Suzi Sosa is the next […]
The first “Thinker” in a rebooted Thinkers in Residence program will this week outline her ideas for building the “social economy” in South Australia. The program, which is no longer funded by the State Government, has been taken on by the Don Dunstan Foundation, with an 18-month focus on “social capital” starting this week.