The future of online CSR reporting
Susan Werkner, Managing Director of Interactive Investor, reviews key CSR trends and highlights some great local companies' well-executed CSR reporting. Read the full article
2006 Entrepreneur Of The Year finalists announced
The 107 entrepreneurs competing for the title of Entrepreneur Of The Year 2006
in Australia's leading business awards program Entrepreneur Of The Year, have been announced
Since the program started in Australia in 2001, some 417 leading Australian entrepreneurs have been recognized for their entrepreneurial spirit having been assessed by a leading panel of independent judges on their innovation, integrity, influence, strategic direction and national/global impact.
In previous years the program, the only one of its kind with an international platform, has recognized such leading Australian entrepreneurs as Peter Farrell of ResMed Limited, John Rothwell AO of Austal Limited, and David Bussau AM of Opportunity International, Robert Gerard AO of Gerard Corporation, and Tony D'Antonio and Peter Hosking of Global Machinery Company Worldwide.
The Entrepreneur Of The Year program is supported in Australia by the Australian Stock Exchange, Westpac Business Bank and Qantas. For more information, contact Anthea Guazzelli of Ernst & Young on (02) 9248 4700.
The Australian share market reaches all time high
The market has achieved new record levels in recent months, driven by the performance of the resources sector and strong company profits. There have already been over 60 IPOs this year, with 74% of these companies trading at or above their issue price on 16 May 2006. Read the full article
Company orientation sessions
ASX runs company orientation sessions for newly listed companies or new staff at existing listed companies. The seminar covers topics such as continuous disclosure and ongoing compliance issues, how announcements are released to the market, price queries and trading halts. Chief Financial Officers, Company Secretaries, Legal and Investor Relations staff and Company Directors are encouraged to attend. Registrations are essential.
Time/Date: 2:00pm - 5:00pm, Tuesday 23 May 2006
Location: ASX Boardroom, Level 3, 530 Collins Street, Melbourne - Register
2006 AMEC National CongressExcellence in Upstream Energy 2006
7-9 June, Burswood Convention Centre, Perth. A must attend for Financiers, Managing Directors, Company Directors.
Date: 7th-9th June 2006
Location: Burswood Convention Centre & Resort, Perth, WA - Register
Resourceful Events together with the ASX, Martin Place Securities and Investec Bank are hosting the 2006 Excellence in Upstream Energy conference. This event brings together companies in the oil and gas industry to present to the investment community - an opportunity for investors and industry executives to meet with Australia's oil and gas companies. Early bird registration until 23rd June is only $450 plus GST. ASX is proud to sponsor this event.
Time/Date: 8:00am - 6:30pm, 31st July and 1st August 2006
Location: Sofitel Wentworth Hotel, Sydney - Register