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About David Cooke

Dr David Cooke completed a study of Australian companies and their disposition toward social investment. His dissertation entitled The philanthropic contract: building social capital through corporate social investment was completed in 2008. The study deals with the broad field of corporate social responsibility and specifically focuses on the benefits for companies engaging in corporate social investment as a means of building social capital.
Through in-depth interviews and case studies advice emerges for not-for-profit organisations that in order to maximise fund raising from the corporate sector a business case needs to be developed around the needs of the corporation, or potential partner, that focuses on return on investment, not an appeal to altruism.

Positions

Present Managing Director & Chairperson, Konica Minolta Business Solutions Australia
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Curriculum Vitae



Research Interests

Corporate social responsibility, ethical sourcing, human rights, anti human trafficking, and modern slavery

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Honors and Awards

  • Emerald Group Publishing Global Social Impact award 2011
  • SCU Business School - Top 20 Year Alumnus
  • CEO Magazine finalist managing director of the year 2014

Education

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20052008 Doctor of Business, Southern Cross University ‐ Graduate College of Management
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19952000 Executive MBA, UNSW ‐ Australian Graduate School of Management
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Contact Information

david.cooke@konicaminolta.com.au
61 400221137
http://au.linkedin.com/in/drdavidcooke/
Twitter: drdavidcooke

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Ethical Sourcing (1)

Human Rights (1)

Journal Articles (3)

Magazine Articles (2)

Presentations (6)