Good business is all in the plan

Virtual businesses based on haunted house tours, an anti-ageing cream, car tyre recycling and a hepatitis vaccine in tablet form did battle in the recent finals of the Flinders University Business Plan Competition.

China faces challenges as it becomes largest economy

China now reigns supreme as the biggest and fastest growing nation on Earth but faces significant challenges as it moves forward to become the world’s largest economy by 2035 or earlier, according to Dr Roger Sexton, a leading Australian company director and investment banker.

Female directors boost green reporting performance

Companies with women on their boards of directors have a better record of corporate transparency in the area of environmental disclosure, according to a study by researchers in the Flinders University Business School.

Key role for social scientists

The vexed nature of big environmental issues like climate change and water security underscore the role that social scientists can play in the development of public policy, according to Professor Phyllis Tharenou.

Flinders welcomes new role for Mitsubishi site

Flinders University welcomes the State Government’s announcement that the former Mitsubishi site will have a strong focus on sustainable and clean technologies, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Michael Barber, said today.

Australia should work with China on climate change

The Global Financial Crisis has created an even greater imperative for Australia and China to drive the Copenhagen meeting to an agreed solution on climate change, according to Flinders University academic, Dr Maryanne Kelton.