We will create 5000 jobs for young disadvantaged Aust ralians by 2030.
White Box Enterprises is pleased to share our first independent evaluation, conducted by the Centre of Social Impact Swinburne at Swinburne University of Technology. This report presents research and key findings of the evaluation of the pilot year of the White Box impact project. The evaluation found that the pilot project has been successful in meeting most of its goals.
- We build market led large-scale employment-focused social enterprises, that can employ more than 50 disadvantaged people.
- We support innovative ideas and social enterprises with the resources they need to create more jobs for disadvantaged Australians.
If you are a social enterprise wanting help,
out of 100 jobs by 2021.
out of 5000 jobs by 2030.
The White Box Eucalyptus tree is a valuable winter honey and pollen tree for local beekeepers. At White Box Enterprises, we will provide much-needed ‘pollen’ to social entrepreneurs working to create jobs for disadvantaged Australians.
Work With Us
If you want to get involved in creating 5000 jobs for young and vulnerable unemployed Australians by 2030, contact us here!
Initially a partnership with Queensland Tafe, with the goal of moving across Australia, come and join our social enterprise disctrict in South Brisbane! The home for employment-focused social entrepreneurs in QLD, it is built to inspire and support your enterprise’s growth.
Employment-focused social enterprises are welcome to take up space at a subsidised rate or for free to start getting their ideas off the ground. This is a great opportunity to be one of our anchor tenants and work with other social enterprises in an environment that will give you a jump start.
This is perfect for a social enterprise that needs offices or an industrial location, and fit outs are available for the right candidates.
We offer a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem to help create invaluable connections.
Find your space, talk to us about your needs and visit the center.
If you are a social enterprise but not focused on employment, please still get in touch as we may be able to help you.
Lisa brings a wealth of business experience in board leadership and social impact. Ms Siganto has her own business supporting organisations and leaders to create social impact. Her experience is across both corporate and non-government organisations in a range of roles including chair, director, CEO, project manager and consultant. She has been a management consultant with McKinsey & Company, a partner at Deloitte and was the Qld director of Social Ventures Australia. Lisa has served on many corporate and not-for-profit Boards since the mid-1990s. She has been involved in assisting refugees and asylum seekers since 2007 and has an MBA from Harvard University and an engineering degree from The University of Queensland.
Melissa Cameron is a key member of the Russell Reynold’s Financial Services Sector, based in Melbourne. She also worked at BlackRock in New York for over 8 years in multiple roles, her last role was Managing Director, Global Head of Credit Product Strategy. She has an extensive background in international finance and investments across a range of management roles, which provides clients with insights into leadership solutions and talent strategy. Melissa is a trusted advisor to both regional and multinational clients, and works closely with senior management teams on best practices, succession planning and the recruitment of top talent.
Simon Freeman became CEO of the Paul Ramsay Foundation in 2015, after five years as Group CFO and Company Secretary of the Paul Ramsay Group. A qualified chartered accountant, Simon moved to Australia from the UK in 2004 with Deloitte, and has since worked for a variety of financial institutions in banking, funds management and private equity.
Keith Rovers is a partner in MinterEllison’s Corporate & Capital Markets team and possesses valuable experience across a range of projects and corporate and finance transactions. He acts for sponsors and funders in many industry sectors, including real estate, infrastructure and technology. Keith is also the firm’s Pro Bono & Community Investment partner and his commercial experience and interest in responsible business and sustainability help inform his current work with not-for-profit, emerging social enterprise and social procurement clients. He strives to create shared value, collaborating across the corporate, government, not-for-profit and education sectors to develop innovative approaches to social issues.