Social Ventures Australia (SVA) is a social purpose organisation that works with partners to improve the lives of people in need namely in education, employment, housing and with First Australians.
Our range of services are designed to scale social impact, helping business, government and philanthropists to be more effective funders and social purpose organisations to be more effective at delivering services.
To drive the change we seek, we build on our practical knowledge of effective practice in education, employment, housing and with First Australians.
As a values-driven organisation, accountability, integrity, respect and humility underpin our work.
We see great possibilities and strive to bring them to life. We seek to lead by example and are agents for change in ourselves, in students and in our society. We create empowering learning environments that enable others to excel.
We are inspired by ambitious goals and pursue them with determination. We use data to think critically about problems and solutions. We take personal responsibility for delivering meaningful, measurable impact within time-frames that are challenging and motivating.
We strive to build effective, professional relationships within and across sectors. We have a collaborative mindset that opens us to the opportunities and expertise available through partnerships. We work together – within the organisation, with our Associates and with partners, to achieve the individual and systemic changes we seek.
Humility and Learning
We respect and seek to learn from the communities we serve and the people with whom we work. We recognise the limits of our own experience, ask questions and seek diverse perspectives to inform our views. We work with curiosity and resourcefulness, engage in honest self-reflection and look for ways to continuously improve.
Connect Australia is centres around an app for migrants and refugees in Australia in being able to connect with local businesses and communities.
Their range of services involve providing information and tutorials on best settling into new life in Australia as well as providing instant job matching to match migrants and refugees to employers based on their skills, availability and location. Furthermore, their centralized app model allows for connections to be made and a community to be nurtured on the platform.
Ashurst LLP is a multinational law firm headquartered in London, United Kingdom and a member of the 'Silver Circle' of leading UK law firms.
Ashurst is the UK's 11th largest law firm by revenue, according to the latest Legal 100 table by Legal Business.
It has 28 offices in 16 countries across Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East and North America and employs around 1,700 legal advisers.