Author(s): Clare Payne
More adults than ever before are now living alone-one quarter of all households in Australia are currently single-person households. They are forging new ways of having contented and connected lives.
Onegives insight to the once maligned and now increasingly chosen status of being single. It is an inspiring call to politicians, business leaders and individuals, challenging us all to recognise the worth and standing of One.
Clare Payne specialises in the field of ethics in business. She commenced her career as an employment lawyer and then managed the integrity office of a global investment bank. She initiated and is now a Director of The Banking and Finance Oath, a Hippocratic-type oath for those in finance. Clare is a Fellow of The Ethics Centre and an Ambassador for Tobacco Free Portfolios. Clare was awarded the Inaugural Ethics in Finance Prize by the Observatoire de la Finance, Geneva, is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and has been recognised as a 100 Women of Influence by the Australian Financial Review and Westpac. As a former marathon swimmer, having swum solo around New York City, Clare has raised significant funds for the not-for-profit sector and continues to be actively involved in addressing a range of social issues.