Having achieved success with The Song Kitchen cafe – the result of a partnership between YWCA NSW and Mirvac – hopes are high that this unique venture will encourage further social enterprise in the corporate sector. Lise Taylor reports.

 

YWCA NSW and Mirvac partnershipMirvac’s new headquarters at 200 George Street Sydney is not only a unique ‘dual curvilinear’ piece of architecture that rises organically from the skyline, it is also the home to what could be one of the first ventures of its kind in Australia.

The Mirvac cafe, located within its level-28 reception area and known as The Song Kitchen, provides premium catering services to Mirvac and its guests, with 100% of the profits going to fund YWCA NSW services for women and children experiencing domestic violence.

The Song Kitchen is the first extension of YWCA’s profit-for-purpose hospitality services beyond the Y Hotels Sydney, and is also representative of a partnership between the nonprofit and this leading Australian real-estate group. On current trading…

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