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Driven to raise money for girls' home
Two Macquarie employees in Mumbai, Alex Johnson and Rohit Shah, recognised that investing in a new car could help save the orphanage a large amount of money each month in fuel and repair, and free up resources for the 30 girls who live there.
Structured mentoring sees students succeeding
Compared to typical business mentoring expectations around ‘introducing students to the world of work’, the young women who senior Macquarie London employee Pilar Gonzalez is mentoring have enjoyed a slightly different experience.
Applications open for Macquarie’s $100,000 Social Innovation Award
The Macquarie Group Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Macquarie Group, is inviting nominations for the 2017 Macquarie Social Innovation Award.
CLinked collaboration improves compliance
An initial three-month project to help an anti-trafficking charity set a sustainable growth path grew into a longer volunteering effort for Macquarie’s Michael Tan, whose work normally centres on corporate reporting and business analysis in Singapore.
Charities open eyes on how much more can be done
For Anthony Trichter, the biggest eye-opener while working on a pro bono project for a local non-profit has been how the charity can do so much with so little.
Food the way forward for South African charity
Like many people who equate food waste with scraps left on a plate, Macquarie Securities Izan Zybrands admits that five years ago he was largely ignorant of the amount of productive food that ends up in landfill.
Youth index reflects uncertainty, but 'World of Work' can open doors
The Prince’s Trust Macquarie Youth Index warns that more than a quarter of young people don’t feel in control of their lives, with concerns about job prospects, self-confidence and recent political events playing on their minds.
Five-hour trek to school rewarded with smiles
Hundreds of primary school children from Labney Elementary School were overjoyed to receive 300 school bags filled with a year's-worth of school supplies, cartons of games and art materials, and boxes of treats and goodies from a Macquarie Manila team before Christmas last year.
The code to the new economy
Vincent Guffens’ interest in addressing gender inequality and improving employment opportunities for young people has made him a driving force in setting up code clubs for students in Macquarie’s London office, in partnership with local youth mentoring charity ReachOut.