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John Batistich’s 18 Takeaways from SXSW 2019

SXSW, the annual pilgrimage of people across media, arts, gaming, tech and more, is a bit like Agency New Year. Lots of predictions are made, attendees make wonderful, non-binding resolutions for the year ahead (top of the list: Come back to SXSW next year), and among all the fantastic brand activations, movie premieres and industry […]

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Macquarie Stem Cells: Rebrand and Lead Generation

Macquarie Stems Cells is revolutionising the way we treat joint replacement and osteoarthritis with the use of stem cell treatment. However as a brand they were struggling to gain cut through and relevance with the right audience in order to drive quality leads. Our journey together started with a full rebrand, stripping back all elements […]

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The Conscience Organisation begins work with Dr Kerryn Phelps

We have recently started working with Kerryn Phelps to help her and her team better incorporate their political platform into the social media environment. Phelps’ historic by-election win in the traditionally blue-ribbon seat of Wentworth, held by the Liberal Party and its predecessors since Federation 118 years ago, shows that there is a growing number […]

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Kweku Mandela & Mick Sheldrick speak about raising $7.2bn

Recently we hosted an intimate and exclusive event at our Redfern offices in partnership with Global Citizen, fresh from the immensely successful Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 in Johannesburg, honouring Nelson Mandela’s legacy and marking his 100th year. The event was one of the most successful platforms for the objective to eradicate extreme poverty and […]

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The Conscience Organisation works with UNICEF to Help End Violence Against Children

The Conscience Organisation will be working with United Nations’ agency ‘End Violence Against Children’ (EVAC) on ‘Safe2Learn’ – a global program to eradicate all forms of violence in schools by 2024. The Conscience Organisation is partnering with UNICEF, Junior Chamber International (JCI), and Global Citizen at an organised youth workshop in Johannesburg, South Africa this […]

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Insights from tech leaders having a positive social impact

Amongst the hustling and bustling, clinking wine glasses, Spotify kitchen swagger playlist and kids running around, a couple of things stuck out from our community event last week. Being an entrepreneur is challenging but rewarding While taking us through his professional journey from serving in the Australian Army for over 19 years to co-founding Sonder, […]

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Be Proud of Your Purpose

Why Australians shouldn’t be such a humble bunch People with purpose usually lead meaningful lives. Organisations with purpose usually succeed. Countries with purpose usually have better living standards and are more resilient. While Australian businesses have much to be proud of, including global leaders and entrepreneurial initiatives, not enough organisations tell the world about their […]

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The benefits of doing ‘Social Good’ in business!

From the wise words of Pia Mancini (Co-founder at Open Collective) “Social change is not going to come from knowing more information, but from doing something with it”. Social good is no longer an obligation that businesses feel they need to take on but has become central to the operations of many of the best […]

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5 Reasons To Volunteer Even If You Work Full-Time!

For full-time professionals, the idea of volunteering can feel like a pipe dream, something that only retirees or high school kids looking to beef up their CV have time to engage in. But volunteer work doesn’t have to become a second job, and if you believe in what you’re doing, volunteer ‘work’ won’t feel like […]

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You’re not just here to listen, but to make others feel heard

Without us even realising, the way we communicate each and every day is peppered with interruptions and detachment, be it because of hectic schedules or the distraction of smartphones and – ironically – social media. How is it that in a world of increasing connectivity, we disconnect when it comes to effectively communicating with others? […]