Lisa Cornish is a Devex Reporter based in Canberra, where she focuses on the Australian aid community. Lisa formerly worked with News Corp Australia as a data journalist for the national network and was published throughout Australia in major metropolitan and regional newspapers, including the Daily Telegraph in Melbourne, Herald Sun in Melbourne, Courier-Mail in Brisbane, and online through news.com.au. Lisa additionally consults with Australian government providing data analytics, reporting and visualization services. Lisa was awarded the 2014 Journalist of the Year by the New South Wales Institute of Surveyors.
Speaking with Devex, Dr. Joanne Liu, international president of MSF, says communities in DRC have been left behind, creating failure in the Ebola response — and blames a growing security mindset where countries only choose to assist when they feel threatened.
David Jenkins is the head of sustainable finance at NAB, the first Australian business to issue a green bond. He speaks to Devex about the bank's journey in transitioning its balance sheet to support global challenges.
As the private sector still struggles to balance profits and sustainability, the Global Compact Network Australia conference will highlight how corporates can transition to a rights-based approach that puts purpose over profit.