impact investment

November 27, 2023
PBO Trial exceeds expectations in its first year.
White Box Enterprises has released its first year independent evaluation of the Payment By Outcomes Trial for social enterprise in collaboration with Centre for Social Impact Swinburne.
August 23, 2023
New social enterprise Civik launches in Cairns
Civik, a new social enterprise incubated by White Box Enterprises, has officially launched in Cairns with a bold goal to create 250 jobs for people who face barriers to employment, all while addressing the labour shortages facing the telecommunications industry.
August 2, 2023
New data reveals individuals earn more and stay employed longer in a social enterprise
According to a new report commissioned by White Box, social enterprise outperforms Disability Employment Services (DES) on retention, individual earnings and cost savings to government.
July 27, 2023
From little things big things grow
One of White Box's first employees, Angharad Lubbock, reflects on the evolution of the Payment By Outcomes Trial and her journey with the organisation. 
June 7, 2023
Building resilience for greater impact
New networks, clearer business planning, and investment readiness strategies are all outcomes of White Box's Strong and Sustainable Program which 12 social enterprises and First Nations businesses have just completed.
May 12, 2023
A trip to Far North Queensland to listen and learn
This week White Box hosted a group of supporting partners on a trip to FNQ to meet local First Nations businesses and learn more about the challenges and opportunities they're facing.
May 8, 2023
Putting social enterprise on the map in Cairns
White Box, in collaboration with ASA, has officially opened a new office in Cairns today with a clear mission to create more jobs for First Nations people, autistic young adults, refugees and other groups experiencing disadvantage in the region.
May 3, 2023
White Box to co-design new financial wellbeing program for jobs-focused social enterprises
White Box, with the support of Ecstra Foundation, announced today its plans to co-design a new financial wellbeing program in collaboration with selected social enterprises.
March 29, 2023
New loan fund for social enterprise to unlock more jobs for disadvantaged Australians
White Box is determined to bridge the gap between social enterprise and social impact investors, announcing today its plans to create a new $5 million loan fund specifically for jobs-focused social enterprise.
March 28, 2023
Trial could be game changer for jobseekers with disability 
As we approach World Autism Awareness Day on 2 April, Westpac Wire shines a light on the incredible work of the Australian Spatial Analytics, one of our original social enterprise start-ups and a participating social enterprise in the PBO Trial.
March 28, 2023
The greatest innovation in jobs focused social enterprise since social procurement
If you've read about the Payment By Outcomes Trial for social enterprise and would like to better understand its significance, White Box COO Mark Daniels breaks it down for us with this brilliant explainer.
March 15, 2023
New First Nations social enterprise report provides reflection and roadmap for change
A new report by First Australians Capital, commissioned by White Box Enterprises has been released that looks at opportunities and learnings for global Indigenous businesses and the social enterprise sector in Australia.
February 14, 2023
Social enterprises start strong in PBO Trial
The first Federal Government Payment by Outcomes (PBO) Trial for social enterprise is well underway, with initial data demonstrating the strength of social enterprise in attracting and retaining long-term unemployed jobseekers in meaningful award wage work.
February 14, 2023
The power of wrap-around supports
23-year-old Luke is an employee of ReBuild and participant in the Payment By Outcomes (PBO) Trial. For him, there is little comparison between this job and his last.
November 28, 2022
2022 – the power of partnerships
As we look back on 2022, our Head of Partnerships Nico Deloux highlights six key moments where our partners have played an invaluable role in helping us deliver on our mission to create 5,000 jobs by 2030.