How we are working to contribute to a better and more sustainable world.

The 3 pillars that guide our social impact initiatives

Our social impact initiatives globally are guided by the pillars of Diversity, Safety and Sustainability. They align with our core values and support our mission to help our customers across critical industries, to achieve zero-waste and sustainability in their operations.

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We believe that outstanding teams are created when they are diverse and inclusive. At COSOL we embrace diversity by bringing together people who think differently. Combining different skills, varied knowledge and unique experiences to drive innovations that solve complex challenges.



Ensuring safety - both physical and mental of our employees and those that we work with, is fundamental at COSOL. We are dedicated to creating a safe working environment for our teams while delivering solutions for our clients and improve the safety of all in our communities. 

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Sustainability is at the core of what we do and who we are. We are committed to contributing to a more sustainable world for all - through the way we work together, the innovative solutions we deliver for our customers, and the initiatives we support globally.

Recent community news:

Trek to Cape event in 2024 from Cape Leewin to Cape Naturalist in South West Australia

Supporting Youth Mental Health - Cape2Cape CEO trek

24 June 2024

In early May, COSOL proudly supported the 2024 Cape2Cape CEO Trek in Western Australia (WA), through a charitable donation and the participation of COSOL’s Non-Executive Director - Grant Pestell. The charity walk raises money to support zero2hero’s youth mental health programs which help educate, engage, and empower young people to support and maintain their own mental health and prevent suicide in the community. In 2023, zero2hero interacted with 224 schools across WA and provided programs that impacted over 28000 young people.

Grant, alongside 25 other corporate leaders tackled the 5-day, 135km coastal trek from Cape Leewin to Cape Naturalist. While the trek was challenging and inspiring for the participants, it also provided an opportunity for an increased understanding of zero2hero’s mission, and further connect businesses and the community with this important cause.

Learn more about the zero2hero >


Celebrating International Women's Day 2024

8 March 2024

As part of our commitment to diversity and inclusion at COSOL, teams from across our offices globally joined together over morning teas to celebrate International Women's Day (IWD) and discuss what steps and actions we can all take to inspire and enable inclusion in our everyday.

In Brisbane (Australia), the COSOL group was represented at the Women In Digital IWD Breakfast by a team of fantastic women from across our technical, functional, and corporate divisions including our EAM Systems and Data Practices, Marketing, Executive Management, Finance, People & Culture, Recruitment and Administration. 

This annual event, held over breakfast, included a panel of local champions of change who discussed and shared their views on the importance and urgency for women’s economic empowerment.

Learn more about the work of Women in Digital > 


Our gift for sustainability - Great Barrier Reef Foundation

14 December, 2023

Each year during the festive season, COSOL employees select a charitable organisation to receive a corporate donation from COSOL. For 2023, the selected organisation was the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) Foundation who are dedicated to protecting the largest living structure on Earth - the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.

Coral reefs are the most vulnerable ecosystem on the planet. And the efforts to restore and protect them are paramount as they provide nurseries and food for a quarter of all marine life and sustain a billion people worldwide.

The GBR Foundation have spent decades researching and developing a suite of innovative solutions to help restore and protect the coral reefs in the Pacific region. By supporting the Foundation, we are proud to be contributing to the betterment of the reef and the health of our oceans worldwide.

Learn more about the Great Barrier Reef Foundation >

Harry Takis holding his trophy at the Gary Player Classic at Pacific Golf Club in Brisbane.

Supporting Harry Takis's ambitions as a pro-golfer

24 July, 2023

Harry Takis, who is currently Australia's highest world-ranked junior golfer has his sights set on becoming a Pro-Golfer on the international circuit. In August 2024 he is joining San Diego State University's Men's Golf Team while also completing his Year 12 studies via an online school.

To support Harry's ambitions, COSOL were proud to donate to and sponsor a community fundraising event at Virginia Golf Club in Brisbane in April 2023. Funds raised at this event and online via the Australian Sports Foundation will help with flights, accommodation, tournament entry fees and other associated costs of Harry competing at the highest level nationally and internationally before heading to college in the USA.

Learn more about Harry Takis >

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Supporting one of our own - COSOL's new Wellness Ambassador

10 July, 2023

In 2023, we were delighted to welcome and support Max Rogers back to the COSOL family following his five months of recovery from a life-changing accident that left Max impaired from the neck down.  Max has been a valuable executive leader at COSOL since 2020 when COSOL acquired AddOns Inc, the North American managed services, hosting, and application support company founded by Max in 2003. 

Choosing to return to work with the full support of COSOL and his colleagues has provided Max with a new sense of purpose and drive. True to his style of determination and possibility, Max has returned to COSOL in 2 joint roles as Principal Solution Architect and COSOL's wellness ambassador.

“I hope to provide people with an opportunity to reflect. I place a lot of value on shared experiences and feel that through my story and as a wellness ambassador at COSOL, I can, in some way, make a difference in other people’s lives by helping them find balance, push through adversity, and enjoy all that life has to offer.”

Read Max's full inspiring story > 


COSOL's Charles Darwin University Engineering Scholarships

24 April 2023

Since 2020, COSOL has been working with Charles Darwin University (CDU) to support the next generation of engineering and technology students through a scholarship program.

Now in its third year, the COSOL CDU Engineering Scholarship is delivered in partnership with CDU which is the largest education and training provider and only university in the Northern Territory. Since its establishment, the scholarship has helped support three Engineering Science students who displayed high academic performance, a passion for their course, and a strong intention to use their skills through ongoing employment in the NT on graduation.

Read article featuring recent scholarship recipients >

Person from Bush Heritage Australia holding a Pygmy Possum

Supporting conservation and biodiversity - Bush Heritage Australia

18 December, 2022

Each year during the festive season, COSOL employees select a charitable organisation to receive a corporate donation from COSOL. For 2022, the chosen organisation was Bush Heritage Australia (BHA) - an independent not-for-profit focused on the conservation and biodiversity of Australia's natural environment.

BHA buy and manage land, and partner with Aboriginal people to protect Australia's irreplaceable landscapes and our magnificent native species forever. We chose Bush Heritage Australia due to their dedication and mission to 'return the bush to good health' through a collaborative approach to knowledge that includes science, the knowledge from Traditional Owners and local Indigenous Communities, plus data, insights, and modelling-enabled technology.

Learn more about Bush Heritage Australia >


COSOL sponsors Women in Digital 'Champions of Change' award

11 November 2022

COSOL has been proudly supporting the Women in Digital Awards for the past three years and the second year as sponsor the ‘Champion of Change’ Award.  This award celebrates the champions among us who are using digital technology to drive social change through sustainability, accessibility, inclusion or equality.

The 2022 COSOL 'Champion of Change' Award this year when to Kate Kirwin - the founder of She Codes. Kate was selected by a panel of judges for her stand-out passion, determination and community impact. With ambitious goals for not just her organisation but also the tech industry as a whole, Kate is an innovative leader creating lasting change as an advocate for women in tech. 

The award was presented to Kate by Annette Henry - CEO of Clarita Solutions (now COSOL).

View current and past WID Award winners >