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Taking the pledge to mentor a young person
“Mentoring a young person is both fulfilling and humbling,” says Gus Wong, who mentored a first-generation college-bound young person as part of the Macquarie LEADS mentoring and internship program.
30 fundraising challenges in one year
There aren't many people who can say they celebrated their 30th birthday by putting themselves through thirty physical challenges, but that’s precisely what Alex Moraru did, and it was all for a good cause.
Holding up half the sky
Dan Phillips has organised and participated in several fundraisers to benefit Half The Sky Australia. The charity works with Chinese partners and authorities to support development and aid projects through the global OneSky network.
The Prince’s Trust Macquarie Youth Index 2018
The Prince’s Trust Macquarie Youth Index, released today reveals that almost half of young people in the UK (44%) fear that the economy will provide fewer job opportunities for their generation in the next three years.
Local giving model drives positive community impact
In the London borough of Islington, a local not-for-profit organisation is focused on making small but impactful changes to assist disadvantaged people in the community.
Volunteering program benefits charities and staff
The BIG Alliance (Businesses for Islington Giving) facilitates the Community Resourcing (CoRe) programme in London each year and brings together local charities with volunteers from Macquarie and law firm, Slaughter and May.
Staff respond to natural disasters in Americas
The Americas have been affected by an unprecedented number of natural disasters and extreme weather conditions in the region this year. Macquarie staff, in partnership with the Macquarie Group Foundation, quickly mobilised to help those impacted by launching coordinated disaster relief and recovery initiatives.
Fourth annual Foundation festival ignites staff passion
Macquarie staff and the Macquarie Group Foundation contributed more than $A2 million to community organisations globally as part of its annual Foundation Week held in October.
After-school education vital for social mobility
Kanna Mihara, a Vice President in Macquarie’s Tokyo office knows how tough it can be to overcome economic disadvantage and wants to share her experience with students facing the same challenges. In fact, the OECD recently estimated that one in six kids in Japan are from households classed as experiencing relative poverty