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Time for social enterprise : a report from the Social Enterprise Coalition /

by Social Enterprise Coalition.

Publisher: London, U.K. Social Enterprise Coalition 2011Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: 16th February 2011Summary: Social Enterprises create this shared value. And the UK's social enterprise movement is a world leader. Yet everywhere social enterprise is so poorly understood that it is conflated with the charitable or voluntary sector. Public debate about the future of civil society has focused on the role of charities and volunteer groups. The language that has developed lumps together charities and social enterprises. But social enterprises are not charities. They are businesses.Availability: (1)

Tomorrow's consumers : a new approach to forecasting their characteristics and spending patterns. /

by Harding, Ann | National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. National Centre for Economic Modelling, University of Canberra 1998Description: v, 23 p. : ill.Notes: URL: '' Checked: 2/03/2009 9:39:22 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Towards a Stronger Primary Health and Community Support System : a discussion paper : submission to the Department of Human Services /

by Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 1998Description: 12 leaves + appendices.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: August 1998Availability: Items available for loan: BSL Archives (1).

Transition to a low-carbon economy : public goals and corporate practices /

by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

Publisher: Paris, France Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010Description: 113 p. : ill.Online Access: Website Notes: Includes bibliographical referencesSummary: Companies are increasingly aware of the need to address climate change. However, while many companies are taking action to address climate change, many others are still lagging behind. This report surveys responsible business practices addressing climate change and driving the shift to a low-carbon economy. It summarises policies, regulations and other instruments in support of a low-carbon economy in OECD countries and emerging economies, and analyses corporate responses to these drivers. Using the principles of responsible business conduct identified in the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, this report reviews three key areas of corporate action: accounting for greenhouse gas emissions ; achieving emissions reductions ; engaging suppliers, consumers and other stakeholders.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Unemployment insurance benefit levels and consumption changes . /

by Browning, Martin | Crossley, Thomas, F.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T.Website : http :// 1999Description: 29 leaves.Notes: Also available at website : http :// Includes bibliographical references August 1999Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Victorian energy prices : July 2010 - January 2011 : an update-report on the Victorian Tariff-Tracking Project /

by St Vincent de Paul Society.

Publisher: Box Hill, Vic. St Vincent de Paul Society January 2011Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: January 2011Summary: This an updated report on the Victorian Tariff-Tracking Project produced by the St Vincent de Paul Society in Victoria.To date, this project has tracked electricity and gas tariffs in Victoria from July 2008 (retail price deregulation took effect on January 1 2009) to January 2011, and developed a spreadsheet based tool that allows consumer advocates to build on the initial analysis and continue to track changes as they occur.Availability: (1)

Voices on choices : working towards consumer-led alcohol and drug treatment /

by Hinton, Teresa | Anglicare Tasmania.

Publisher: Hobart, Tas. Anglicare Tasmania 2010Description: 96 p. : ill.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: June 2010 Bibliography : p. 92-96Summary: This study explores approaches towards consumer engagement in drug and alcohol treatment services. This has been slow to develop in Australia and other countries, like the UK, are further ahead and can offer useful lessons for promoting consumer activity specifically in Tasmania but also more broadly across Australia. The research draws together information from interviews with over 40 UK and Australian based service users, drug and alcohol activists, government officials, policy makers and planners, academics and service providers. It also involved a literature review and collating key policy and strategy documents.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Volunteer program consumer consultation : the volunteers' views. /

by Donelly, Maureen | D'Aprano, Rosa | Coleman, Barbara.

Publisher: unpub. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2000Description: 5 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: September 2000Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

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