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The ImppACT Team - Leading Our Corporate Social Responsibility Projects

We've brought together passionate people from across all DDLS areas and locations - Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines - to drive our corporate social responsibility (CSR). They make up our ImppACT team.

The team's name stands for "Information, Making a difference, Planet, People, Action, Community, Technology." This reflects the team's vision of being "a group of awesome people, coming together to act and impact people and our planet".

DDLS is in the process of application to become B Corp certified. This will allow us to become part of an international network of organisations, with the collective vision of transforming the global economy to benefit all people, communities and the planet. In line with this, the team has established Five Key Areas of Focus: People, Customers, Governance, Environment, and Community.

  • People - We are working towards engaging with our team to ensure their wellbeing and to provide them with benefits, compensation, training & education, communication and flexibility that are relevant to their context.

  • Customers - We are focused on collaborating with customers to continuously improve on and offer products or services that are designed to address a particular social problem for or through ICT education.

  • Governance - We believe this is crucial for both corporations and the communities they serve. Our mission here is to ensure that the company and its partners are accountable, transparent and compliant with legislation and codes of ethics.

  • Environment - We are watchful of how to make our materials and processes more sustainable in our offices and campuses. This is to reduce waste and the carbon footprint of our inputs and outputs.

  • Community - As we engage with our teams across APAC and as we grow our community of learners and partners, we seek to build meaningful relationships that foster diversity & inclusion and economic impact. This can take the form of job creation and charitable giving.

Corporate Social Responsibility Activities

The following provides an overview of activities we have planned in our drive to make a difference to people and the planet. If you have any ideas, enquiries, or share our passion for CSR, please reach out to [email protected].

Australia New Zealand The Philippines
Jul 2022 NAIDOC Week
Aug 2022 International Day of the Worlds Indigenous People International Day of the Worlds Indigenous People

Cancer Society Daffodil Day
International Day of the Worlds Indigenous People
Sep 2022 RUOK? Mental Health Awareness Week
Oct 2022 Breast Cancer Awareness

Mental Health Month
Pink Ribbon Day Breast Cancer Awareness
Nov 2022 Movember Diwali Day

World Day for the Prevention of Abuse and Violence Against Children

White Ribbon Day
Dec 2022 AIDS Foundation Red Ribbon Day
Jan 2023 International Education Day International Education Day

Chinese New Year
International Education Day
Feb 2023 International Day of Women and Girls in Science International Day of Women and Girls in Science International Day of Women and Girls in Science
Mar 2023 International Women's Day International Women's Day

St Patricks Day

Race Relations Day
International Women's Day
Apr 2023 Earth Day

Girls in ICT Day
Earth Day

Girls in ICT Day
Earth Day

Girls in ICT Day

Corporate Social Responsibility Partners

As with staying ahead of the technology curve, our CSR initiatives are founded on strong partnerships with organisations whose visions and values are aligned with DDLS as a force for good to benefit people, communities and the planet.

DDLS and The Smith Family

Since 2012, DDLS has been a proud sponsor and partner of The Smith Family, a charitable organisation dedicated to children’s education by helping disadvantaged young Australians to succeed at school.