While The Age article by Louise White ‘CSIRO is tackling corporate trust issue, starting with mining‘ (18/6) is mainly about how mining companies can more effectively engage with communities affected by their proposed developments, it spurred me to have another look at the concept of the ‘social license to operate’ (SLO) as it applies to… Continue reading Social license to operate an NFP entity
Hard on the heels of the Edelman Trust Barometer report for 2018 (see my post of 21 February – Less trust in NGOs), the report on the 2018 KPMG and AICD Trust Survey Maintaining the social license to operate confirms that Australia, “like many other nations around the world, is facing a crisis of trust in institutions.” With over 30% of… Continue reading Maintaining the social licence to operate: 2018 KPMG – AICD Trust Survey
The 2018 Edelman Global Trust Barometer indicates that trust in the Australian not-for-profit sector is down from 52% in 2017 to 48% in 2018. (Note – the link provided here takes you to the Trust Barometer page on the Edelman website, where you can choose whether or not to download the 114 Mb file). In… Continue reading Less trust in NGOs
I believe that third sector policy workers are a community of interest who share certain norms, values and understandings, but that this could be enhanced by increased dialogue and sharing of experience amongst practitioners.