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Australian business executives excited about, but unprepared for, innovation, according to new report

- March 2, 2016 2 MIN READ

It may be too early to put the results down to the Federal Government’s recently-launched $28 million ad campaign spruiking the ideas boom, but Australian executives and ‘informed citizens’ are optimistic about the potential of innovation, with 87 percent of executives stating that the “startup ethos” is the paradigm to follow in business, according to a survey from General Electric.

Who Gives A Crap
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Who Gives A Crap’s business model helps fund sustainable sanitation solutions in developing countries

- March 2, 2016 5 MIN READ

Who Gives A Crap is an organisation that saw what amazing opportunities there were to engage with people in a conversation around sanitation and water issues in a way that’s a little less icky. Cofounder Simon Griffiths started the organisation to sell environmentally friendly toilet paper, using half the profits to help build toilets in the developing world.