Macquarie Sports enhances the fitness and wellbeing of young people through sporting clinics and associated programs.
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Making migration work in Asia
There are more than 70 million migrant workers in Asia. This growing population has the potential to lift their families and communities out of entrenched cycles of poverty, but migration often increases a person’s vulnerability to trafficking and exploitation.
The power of the crowd for Wayside
To celebrate Wayside’s 55th anniversary, a live crowdfunding event took place earlier this year, presented by former Macquarie Group Foundation grant partner The Funding Network and organised by a Wayside and Macquarie staff team.
Sport and education creates new career opportunities
For young people in the UK, economic opportunity often depends on their schooling, social circumstance and support network. For those with potential but facing significant social hurdles, Leadership Through Sport and Business (LTSB) provides the training and support they need to kick-start their professional career.
Facilitating fair work in Asia
Scott Stiles has been passionate about improving opportunities for migrant domestic workers since visiting Hong Kong for an internship in his final year of university.
Building opportunities for under-represented professionals
When Founder and CEO Michael Combs first had the idea for CareerTrackers in 2009, he told himself: “I’ll know this program is successful when we get one of our students working at Macquarie Bank.”
Seeing first-generation-to-college students soar
In the United States, college education is a vital route to upward social mobility, with low-income Americans who obtain a college degree five times more likely to escape poverty than their peers.
A thousand mentees later, this programme is closer to breaking the cycle of poverty in the borough
Michael and his mentee at the Mentoring Works program celebration of their 1000th mentee.
Green Bronx Machine is harvesting healthier communities
Lauren and some of the Green Bronx Machine team selling the students’ produce at a Macquarie Group event.