A message from our CEO about COVID-19
Australian Ethical CEO John McMurdo discusses our response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thanks to everyone who voted for the 2020 Community Grants nominees, voting is now closed. Stay tuned for the winner to be announced in early September.
As a business, we’re driven by a bigger purpose than just making a profit. That’s why each year we give away 10% of our yearly profits* to charitable organisations and social impact initiatives through the Australian Ethical Foundation.
* (after tax and before bonuses)
156,908. That’s how many cigarette butts Seaside Scavenge has collected across beaches in Australia since 2015. Together, over 5,200 volunteers have helped save 10,000 kilograms of plastic (including the plastic filters from the butts) from entering our precious waterways in Australia.
3000acres is an organisation turning Melbourne’s empty spaces into thriving mini city farms and forging budding community friendships. In 2018 Australian Ethical was proud to support their work through our Community Grants program.
In Australia many Indigenous languages have been lost forever. But some Elders are fighting to keep their language alive. A community in the East Kimberley is educating the next generation and creating a sense of reconciliation and connection in the process. Australian Ethical is proud to be supporting the program through a 2018 Community Grant.