#keepthegood 2021 pledges

What good has emerged from the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and what do you pledge to keep?

2020 was a year of disruption with COVID-19 changing our lives and impacted us in multiple ways, some bad and others good. As we move into 2021, there's now the opportunity for all of us to look at the lessons we can learn and what we take forward into the future.

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2021 #keepthegood - what do you pledge?

Bill Simpson Young, Chief Executive of the Gradient Institute

“To ensure that our ethical actions align with our ethical intent. It’s easy to have an ethical intent, it’s hard to have your ethical actions align with your ethical intent.” - Bill Simpson Young, Chief Executive of the Gradient Institute

Cris Parker, Head of The Ethics Alliance

"To continue her battle to bring ethics to the centre of everyday life and to create that psychological safety for people to speak up and to be accountable for my actions.” - Cris Parker, Head of The Ethics Alliance 

 

Carolyn Ratnik, Community Action Coordinator at Australian Red Cross

"To continue to bring the community voice to the forefront of all design work that I do. Without the voice, there is no purpose.” Carolyn Ratnik, Community Action Coordinator at Australian Red Cross

Mae-Lin, Program Manager for Future of Work at Yarra Valley Water

"To continue to work on understanding 'our new context' and not to try to solve these new problems with old school thinking and old school solutions." Mae-Lin, Program Manager for Future of Work at Yarra Valley Water

Natalie Collins, Partner at Thinkrum

"To be bold and be brave, change the way we work and make sure that it is flexible and works for everybody… and to challenge my assumptions and recognise my biases.” Natalie Collins, Partner at Thinkrum 

Jess Perrin, Head of Social Innovation and Digital Inclusion at Infoxchange

“Make the time, in short bursts, regularly and thoughtfully, to find that opportunity for collaboration.” Jess Perrin, Head of Social Innovation and Digital Inclusion at Infoxchange

Cailtin Mountford, National Communications and Marketing Manager, Fitted For Work

"To learn from the lessons brought about during COVID and pledged “to continue harnessing technology to increase accessibility and flexibility.” Cailtin Mountford, National Communications and Marketing Manager, Fitted For Work

Julie Kun, CEO of WIRE

“Keep on challenging myself and my organisation and support those that challenge me… even at times when that can make me uncomfortable.”  Julie Kun, CEO of WIRE

Peta Blood, Manager Services Development and Integrity at Corrective Services NSW, Department of Communities and Justice

“To continue to connect our organisations, service providers, good people that can make a difference and absolutely to continue the dignity for inmates in this space.” Peta Blood, Manager Services Development and Integrity at Corrective Services NSW, Department of Communities and Justice

Charlotte Jones, General Manager, Mental Health Legal Centre

“Enabling people in prison to keep more connected to life in the community...so it retains their humanity. The more we do that, the further we’ll go.” Charlotte Jones, General Manager, Mental Health Legal Centre

Rosie Batty, 2015 Australian of the Year and Family Violence and Gender Equality Campaigner

"No matter how much self-doubt I have, to feel the fear and do it anyway" - Rosie Batty, 2015 Australian of the Year and Family Violence and Gender Equality Campaigner

Laura Higgins, Senior Executive Leader at the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)

"We're certainly going to continue to amplify the work of others" - Laura Higgins, Senior Executive Leader at the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)

Catherine Fitzpatrick, Director for Customer Vulnerability and Financial Resilience at Westpac

"To continue to find and create those unlikely partnerships that will help us solve these problems" - Catherine Fitzpatrick, Director for Customer Vulnerability and Financial Resilience at Westpac

Fiona Guthrie, CEO Financial Counselling Australia

"You don't keep the good if you don't know what it is. We will sit down and have the conversation about what is good that we want to try and keep for the sector and what is good for our organisation" - Fiona Guthrie, CEO Financial Counselling Australia

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